MA Program

ADMISSION SCHEDULE & REQUIREMENTS

The MA in Global Studies and Social Entrepreneurship is Accepting Applications for the Academic Year 2024

Thank you for your interest in studying with us, in order to complete your application we will need further information from you. Therefore please make sure to apply as soon as possible. If you have any questions please feel free to email us directly at graduate@sgs.tu.ac.th

  • - First Date of Application Submission: January 3rd, 2024
  • - Last Date of  Application Submission: July 1st, 2024
  • - Announcement of Final List of Students: To be announced
  • - New Student Orientation: To be announced
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Applicant’s Qualification and Requirements

  1. Hold a Bachelor's degree in any field.
  2. GPA at least 2.75
  3. Applicants must qualify as appeared in Thammasat University Regulations on Graduate Studies, 2018.
  4. Meet an English efficiency test requirement
  5. Internship and education support experiences would be appreciated.  
  6. Pass an interview and or written examination

 

Required Documents

Accepted Tests:

    • TU–GET paper-based (550 and above)
    • TU-GET computer-based (79 and above)
    • TOEFL paper-based (550 and above)
    • TOEFL Internet-based (79 and above)
    • TOEFL ITP (550 and above)
    • IELTS (6.5 and above)

Note: No English Proficiency test is required if you are a native English speaker or have graduated from an undergraduate program conducted in English within the last two years.

Scanned copy of the identification page of your passport or Thai ID card

A Statement of Interest of no more than 750 words is required for us to assess your application. You will be required to answer the first two questions and then be able to pick your third question to answer.

Questions (Required):

  1. Please explain why you are applying for the MA in Social Innovation and Sustainability Program and what interested you most (approx. 250 words)
  2. Explain how the MA in Social Innovation and Sustainability Program relates to your future academic studies and career aspirations (approx. 250 words)

And please answer ONE of the following two questions to complete your Statement of Interest:

  1. The university invites distinguished guest speakers representing a wide range of experiences and accomplishments. What person, past or present, would you invite to speak? What question would you like to ask him or her? (approx. 250 words)
  2. The lessons we take from the difficulties or obstacles we encounter can be vital to later success. Tell us about a challenge, setback or failure that you have experienced. How did it affect you and what did you learn from the experience? (approx. 250 words)

You can send your documents to mas@sgs.tu.ac.th

Optionally, you can send in up to two letters of recommendations.

To process your application we require a fee of 1000THB.

Please make a payment to the following bank account: 

BANK: BANGKOK BANK 

BRANCH: THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY, RUNGSIT SUBBRANCH

ACCOUNT NO: 091-0-20043-5

ACCOUNT NAME: SCHOOL OF GLOBAL STUDIES, THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY

For the international transfers, our previous applicants had used WISE or wire transfer directly from their local banks with the information below:

SWIFT CODE: BKKBTHBK

BANK: BANGKOK BANK 

BRANCH: THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY, RUNGSIT SUBBRANCH

ACCOUNT NO: 091-0-20043-5

NAME: SCHOOL OF GLOBAL STUDIES, THAMMASAT UNIVERSITY

ADDRESS: 99 MOO 18 T. KLONGNUENG A. KLONGLUANG,

PATHUMTHANI THAILAND 12120

For other methods of payment, please contact our admission team for more information graduate@sgs.tu.ac.th, Once payment is complete please send us a photo copy of your receipt.

Scholarship Opportunities

– Thesis Track Scholarships (100% & Partial Tuition Scholarship)
– Social Innovator Scholarship (100% & Partial Tuition Scholarship)

– New applicants applying for 2022 admission and had been accepted into the program in admission round 1 – 3
– Those with minimum GPA of 3.0 and up
– Those with at least two or three years of community leadership initiative experience

Complete MAS Online Application
Submit supporting documents via email at mas@sgs.tu.ac.th

a) Research Track.

Submit a 1500 word research proposal that explains a research question related to social innovation and sustainability (it make consider any social or environmental issue) and explain your rationale for asking the question. Additionally, describe the research methods you would use for answering the question and the potential impact of the research.
Give a 5-minute oral presentation of your research accompanied with slides. The presentation will either take place at the time of your interview or at a separate designated time.
Note: students who choose the research track, should have the ambition to pursue a career in research and consider the MA as a stepping stone to doing a PhD.

b) Coursework Social Innovation Scholarship

Submit a 1500 word paper that describes a social innovation project that you led or supported. Explain the purpose of the project, how it was novel, your contribution to the project, the challenges and key learnings from the project, and what you discovered you would like to understand more so future projects could be impactful.
Give a 5-minute oral presentation of your research accompanied with slides. The presentation will either take place at the time of your interview or at a separate designated time.

Applicants will be evaluated based on their past experience, academic ability, and skills in research, writing and analytical thinking.

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