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Master of Arts in English (Revised in 2019)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Master of Arts (English)
Short name : M.A. (English)


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Master of Arts in English (Revised in 2019) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) Have knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and important theories related to English language to apply them to working.

(2) Possess knowledge and ability in conducting reseach and new knowledge development in English language by using research process.
(3) Have ability to analyze, synthesize, and communicate, leading to the development of self-knowledge throughout life.
(4) Have leadership, morality, and professional ethics.


3. CURRICULUM AND TYPE OF PROGRAM

Total credit of study is 36 credits consisting of:

Category Credits
Plan A1 Plan A2  
Mandatory course 6 (Not counted) 15  
Elective course 6 (Not counted) 9  
Thesis 36 12  
Total 36 36  

The program has 2 types, Regular and Special Project. The Regular Program's classses are taught on Mondays - Fridays. The Special Project's classes are taught on Weekends.

A1 = Research based
A2 = Reseach + Coursework

 


4. COURSES

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

*HS144101 Quantitative Research Methodology in English Language
*HS144102 Qualitative Research Methodology in English Language
**HS144103 Second Language Acquisition Theories
*HS144104 Language Analysis
**HS144891 Seminar in English 

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Elective Courses

 

Credits

*HS144201 World English
**HS144202 Cross-Cultural English Studies
**HS144203 Translation Studies
**HS144204 Corpus Linguistics
**HS144205 Discourse Analysis
**HS144206 Pragmatics
*HS144207 Materials Design for English language Teaching
*HS144208 Innovation and Technology for English Teaching
**HS144209 Language Teaching and Testing
*HS144210 Teaching English for Specific Purposes
*HS144211 English Language Assessment and Evaluation
**HS144212 Literary Theories
**HS144213 Contemporary English and American Literature
**HS144214 English Linguistics
*HS144215 Psycholinguistics
*HS144216 Sociolinguistics
*HS144217 Academic Reading and Writing in English

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Thesis Courses

 

Credits

*HS144898 Thesis
**HS144899 Thesis

36
12


Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
Note 2: * = New course, ** = Revised course
Note 3: Not counted = Non-credit courses must be registered as 'AU' (Auditing)
Note 4: Thesis course must be registered as 'SU' (Satisfied-Unstatisfied)


5. SAMPLE STUDY PLAN

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A1 Type A2  
HS144101 Quantitative Research Methodology in English Language
HS144103 Second Language Acquisition Theories
HS144XXX Elective Course
HS144898 Thesis
3 (Not counted)
-
6 (Not counted)
3
3
3
 
Total 15 9  
Cumulative credits 6 9  

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A1 Type A2  

HS144102 Qualitative Research Methodology in English Language
H
S144104 Language Analysis
HS144XXX Elective Course
HS144898 Thesis

3 (Not counted)
-
-
9
3
3
3
-
 
Total 12 9  
Cumulative credits 15 18  

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A1 Type A2  
HS144891 Seminar in English
HS144XXX Elective Course
HS144899 Thesis
HS144898 Thesis                                                 
-
-
-
9
3
3
6
-
 
Total 9 12  
Cumulative credits 24 30  

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A1 Type A2  
HS144899 Thesis
HS144898 Thesis                                  
-
12
6
-
 
Total 12 6  
Cumulative credits 36 36  

6. QUALIFICATION

Hold a Bachelor's Degree in a related field of study.


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Asst. Prof. Dr. Kornwipa Poonpon korpul@kku.ac.th

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