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Master of Arts in Thai (Revised in 2018)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

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


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Master of Arts in Thai (Revised in 2018) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) Understand the concepts, principles, and theories that are related to Thai language and literature, and have ability to apply knowledge in career.

(2) Have knowledge and ability in research and new knowledge development in the field of Thai langugae and literature through research process.
(3) Have ability to analyze, synthesize, communicate, and lead to knowledge development.
(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 A2    
Mandatory course 12    
Elective course 12    
Thesis 12    
Total 36    

The program is a Special Project. The Special Project's classes are taught on Weekends.

A2 = Reseach + Coursework


4. COURSES

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

**HS647101 THEORY OF LANGUAGE
**HS647102 THEORY OF LITERATURE
**HS647103 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN THAI LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
**HS647891 SEMINAR IN THAI LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE

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

Elective Courses

 

Credits

**HS647201 LANGUAGE CHANGE
**HS647202 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
**HS647203 DISCOURSE ANALYSIS
**HS647204 ISAN LANGUAGE IN SOCIAL CONTEXT
**HS647205 LITERATURE AND GENDER
**HS647206 LITERATURE AND FILM
**HS647207 LITERATURE AND LOCAL IDENTITIES
**HS647208 FOLKLORE IN THAI LANGUAGE

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

*647899 THESIS

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 A2    
HS647201 LANGUAGE CHANGE
HS647202 LANGUAGE AND CULTURE
HS647XXX ELECTIVE COURSE                                                                               
3
3
6
   
Total 12    
Cumulative credits 12    

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A2    

HS647103 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN THAI LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
HS647891 SEMINAR IN THAI LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE
HS647XXX ELECTIVE COURSE

3
3
6
   
Total 12    
Cumulative credits 24    

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type A2    
647899 THESIS                                                                                                         9    
Total 9    
Cumulative credits 33    

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type A2    
647899 THESIS                                                                                                    3    
Total 3    
Cumulative credits 36    

6. QUALIFICATION

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


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Asst. Prof. Dr. Wirat Wongpinunwatana wirat@kku.ac.th

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