School of Communication Arts

 

Study Areas

 
1.
Doctor of Philosophy Program in Communication Arts (revised edition 2017-TQF)
 
2.
Doctor of Philosophy Program in Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration (new academic program 2019-TQF)
 
3.
Master of Communication Arts Program in Integrated Communication (revised edition 2016-TQF)
 
4.
Master of Communication Arts Program in Media Management (revised edition 2016-TQF)
 
5.
Master of Communication Arts Program in Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration (new academic program 2016-TQF)
 
6.
Master of Communication Arts Program in Communication Arts for ASEAN (International) (revised edition 2017-TQF)
  The Study Period
 
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The study period for the Doctoral Degree Program is no more than 9 academic years.
 
The study period for the Master Degree Program is no more than 6 academic years.
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Doctor Level

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Communication Arts
  Name of the Degree
  Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Communication Arts)
  Abbreviation: Ph.D. (Communication Arts)
  Applicant Qualifications
 

1.

Graduated Masterís Degree in the field of Communication Arts or a related field or an equivalent qualification from an educational institution, and the applicant must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.25 out of 4 or the equivalent; and

 

2.

Competence in English language to the standard required by the University.

     
  Note:   Applicants who meet qualifications 1) through 2) above must not have any disease that would be an undue hindrance to their studies and must never have previously had their student status from the university suspended due to bad behavior.      

Doctor Level

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration
  Name of the Degree
  Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration)
  Abbreviation: Ph.D. (Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration)
  Applicant Qualifications
  General Qualifications
 

1.

Graduated Masterís Degree in the field of Communication Arts or a related field or an equivalent qualification from an educational institution, and the applicant must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.25 out of 4 or the equivalent.

 
2.
They must have in good health and must not have any disease that would be an undue hindrance to their studies.
 
3.
They must never have previously had their student status from university suspended due to bad behavior. If a student was once suspended for bad behavior but the offense was not intentional or was due to negligence or has reason to be pardoned, he or she may request to be re-instated upon the approval of the Academic Senate once a full 5 years have passed from the date of suspension.
 
and the applicant must have earned a grade point average of at least 3.25 out of 4 or the equivalent; and
 

English Language Qualifications

  Competence in English language to the standard required by the University:
 
1.
Testing of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University English Proficency Test (STOU-EPT) with 500 or more papers; or
 
2.
Testing of Thammasat University General English Test (TU-GET) with 500 or more; or
 
3.
Testing of Chulalongkorn University Academic Testing Center (CU-TEP) with 70 or more; or
 
4.
Testing of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) a score of 173 on the Computer Based Test (CBT) or a score of 62 on the Internet Based Test (IBT); or
 
5.
Testing of International English Language Testing System (IELTS) with 5.5 or more; or
 
6.
English Proficiency Testing of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University English Proficency Test (E-Testing) with computer, every part must not be lower than the B2 score500 or more papers; or
 
7.
English Proficiency Testing of Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University English Proficency Test (STOU-EPT) after Intensive Training of Intensive Training English Course all examinations must not be lower than the B2 score.
         However, the results of the English Language Proficiency Testing according to item 1-7 must not be older than 2 years from the exam date until the date of submission of the application to study at Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University.

Master' Level

Master of Communication Arts Program in Integrated Communication
  Name of the Degree
  Degree: Master of Communication Arts (Integrated Communication)
  Abbreviation: M.Com.Arts (Integrated Communication)
  Applicant Qualifications
 
1.

Graduated Bachelorís Degree, or an equivalent qualification from an educational institution; or

 
2.

Approved by the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Academic Council as a suitable applicant for the graduate program.

 

 
Note:  1) The qualified applicant must also be free from any disease or medical condition that would impair his or her ability to study and must never have been expelled from the university or any other institution of higher learning on account of bad behavior.
             2) The applicant should have sufficient English and computer skills to be able to conduct research.
   

Master' Level

Master of Communication Arts Program in Media Management
  Name of the Degree
  Degree: Master of Communication Arts (Media Management)
  Abbreviation: M.Com.Arts (Media Management)
  Applicant Qualifications
 
1.

Graduated Bachelorís Degree, or an equivalent qualification from an educational institution with an average grade point average of no less than 2.30 from 4-level system; or

 
2.

Approved by the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Academic Council as a suitable applicant for the graduate program.

 

 
Note:  1) The qualified applicant must also be free from any disease or medical condition that would impair his or her ability to study and must never have been expelled from the university or any other institution of higher learning on account of bad behavior.
             2) The applicant should have sufficient English and computer skills to be able to conduct research.
   

Master' Level

Master of Communication Arts Program in Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration
  Name of the Degree
  Degree: Master of Communication Arts
(Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration)
  Abbreviation: M.Com.Arts (Communication Innovation for Political and Local Administration)
  Applicant Qualifications
 
1.

Graduated Bachelorís Degree, or an equivalent qualification from an educational institution with an average grade point average of no less than 2.30 from 4-level system; or

 
2.

Approved by the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open University Academic Council as a suitable applicant for the graduate program.

 

 
Note:  1) The qualified applicant must also be free from any disease or medical condition that would impair his or her ability to study and must never have been expelled from the university or any other institution of higher learning on account of bad behavior.
             2) The applicant should have sufficient English and computer skills to be able to conduct research.
   

Master' Level

Master of Communication Arts Program in Communication Arts for ASEAN
  Name of the Degree
  Degree: Master of Communication Arts (Communication Arts for ASEAN)
  Abbreviation: M.Com.Arts (Communication Arts for ASEAN)
  Applicant Qualifications
 
1.

Graduated Bachelorís Degree, or an equivalent qualification from an educational institution; or

 
2.

Approved by the Sukhothai Thammathirat Open Universityís Academic Senate as competent and qualified to enroll in the program.

 

 
Note:  1) The qualified applicant must also be free from any disease or medical condition that would impair his or her ability to study and must never have been expelled from the university or any other institution of higher learning on account of bad behavior.
             2) Applicants should have sufficient competence in English language and in computer skills to perform the required research for the program.
   

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