Doctor of Arts Program in Thai Language

Program Specification

Doctor of Arts Program in Thai Language

Campus/Faculty/Department Srinakharinwirot University,  Faculty of Humanities
Language Thai
Degrees offered to the graduates Doctor of Arts (Thai Language)
Cooperation with other universities Guangxi University, the Republic of China

Guangxi Teachers Education University, the Republic of China

Yunnan Chinese Language and Culture College School of International Chinese Studies, the Republic of China

Busan University of Foreign Studies, Korea

Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies, India

Qualifications for Admission 1.Thai Language and Literature Major

1.1 Applicants’ qualification must comply with University and Graduate School regulations.
1.2 Applicants must have MA’s degree in Thai or any major relevant to Thai.
1.3 Applicants must have experience in Thai or any major relevant to Thai, or research papers with respect to Thai language.
1.4 International students must demonstrate competency in Thai before being admitted to the program.  The results will be delivered upon the decision made by curriculum committees.
2.Thai as a foreign language Major
2.1 Applicants’ qualification must comply with University and Graduate School regulations.
2.2 Applicants must have MA’s degree in Thai or any major relevant to Thai.
2.3 Applicants must have experiences in Thai or any major relevant to Thai, or papers with respect to Thai language.
2.4 International students must demonstrate competency in Thai before being admitted to the program.  The results will be delivered upon the decision made by curriculum committees.

Entrance Requirements 1) English Proficiency Test
2) Written Exam
3) Interview
4) Research Proposal
Tuition fee 490,000 baht
Philosophy
Constructing the Knowledge of Thai Language and Contributing to Thai Society and the World
Objectives
1. Students will understand principles and theories in languages, Thai literature or Thai as a Foreign Language profoundly.
2. Students will be equipped with research skills, able to apply the Thai knowledge into research and integrate into their career effectively.
3. Students will be capable of conducting advanced research for innovative knowledge.
4. Students will have a moral value and professional ethics.  They will shine with leadership, collaboration with others and responsibilities to themselves and communities.

Educational Management System, Curriculum Implementation and Structure

System Semester System, 15 weeks per semester
Teaching schedule First Year       : First  semester
: Second semester
Second Year : First  semester
: Second semester
Qualifications of prospective students
We offer graduate students research opportunities, also there are graduate students coming from other countries, the learning literature and culture are rich and students will be engaged closely with faculty members.

Curriculum structure

Courses Credits
Core Courses 3
Obligatory Courses 9
Elective Courses 6
Dissertation 36
Total 54

 

Courses
1 ) Core Courses (3 credits) 3 Credits
THT 700 Thai Language Research Methodology 3
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1(0-2-1)*
2 ) Obligatory Courses 9 Credits
2.1. Thai Language and Literature Major (9 credits)
THL 711 Paradigms in Thai Linguistic Research 3
THL 712 Paradigms in Thai Literature Research 3
THL 713 Paradigms in Folklore Research 3
2.2  Thai as a foreign language Major (9 credits)
THL 721 Paradigms in Thai Language Research 3
TFL 722 Paradigms in Thai as a Foreign Language Research 3
TFL 723 Paradigms in Thai Literature and Folklore Research 3
Elective Courses 6 Credits
Thai Language and Literature Major (6 credits)
THL 731 Research Seminar of Interdisciplinary Thai Linguistics 3
THL 732 Research Seminar of Special Topics on Thai Language 3
THL 733 Research Seminar of Interdisciplinary Literature 3
THL 734 Research Seminar of Special Topics on Thai Literature 3
THL 735 Research Seminar of Interdisciplinary Folklore 3
THL 736 Research Seminar of Special Topics on Folklore 3
THL 737 Teaching Practicum in Thai Language and Literature for Foreigners 3
Thai as a foreign language Major (6 credits)
TFL 741 Research Seminar of Interdisciplinary Thai Language 3
TFL 742 Research Seminar of Interdisciplinary Thai as a Foreign Language 3
TFL 743 Research Seminar of Special Topics on Thai as a Foreign Language Research 3
TFL 744 Research Seminar of Interdisciplinary Literature and Folklore 3
TFL 745 Teaching Practicum in Thai Language for Foreigners 3
3) Thesis/Project 36 Credits
GRD 891 Dissertation 36

 

Study Plan
1. Thai Language and Literature Major
Semester 1 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 700 Thai Language Research Methodology 3
Obligatory Courses
THL 711 Paradigms in Thai Linguistic Research 3
Elective Courses
Xxx (A Elective Course) 3
Semester 2 9 Credits
Obligatory Courses
THL 712 Paradigms in Thai Literature Research 3
THL 713 Paradigms in Folklore Research 3
xxx (A Elective Course) 3
Semester 3 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1*
GRD 891 Dissertation 9
Semester 4 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1*
GRD 891 Dissertation 9
Semester 5 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1*
GRD 891 Dissertation 9
Semester 6 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1*
GRD 891 Dissertation 9

* Both core courses are required with satisfaction (S)

Study Plan
1. Thai as a foreign language Major
Semester 1 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 700 Thai Language Research Methodology 3
Obligatory Courses
THL 721 Paradigms in Thai Language Research 3
Elective Courses
xxx (A Elective Course) 3
Semester 2 9 Credits
Obligatory Courses
TFL 722 Paradigms in Thai as a Foreign Language Research 3
TFL 723 Paradigms in Thai Literature and Folklore Research 3
Elective Courses
xxx (A Elective Course) 3
Semester 3 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1
GRD 891 Dissertation 9
Semester 4 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1
GRD 891 Dissertation 9
Semester 5 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1
GRD 891 Dissertation 9
Semester 6 9 Credits
Core Courses
THT 800 Seminar of Thai Language Dissertation 1
GRD 891 Dissertation 9

* Both core courses are required with satisfaction (S)