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Doctoral Degree Program
Multicultural Studies
(International Program)
Master Degree Program
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Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold a master's degree in any related field from accredited colleges or universities with GPA of at least 3.50.
  • Have a TOEFL score of at least 500 (PBT) or 173 (CBT) or an IELTS score of 5.0
  • Have a research proposal in areas specified in each academic year
  • Students with work experiences in related fields or have published in recognized national or international academic journals in the past 5 years will be given special consideration.
  • An applicant without the above-mentioned qualifications may be taken into consideration by the Program Committee in conjunction with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
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Required Documents

The application form must be submitted with the following documents:

  • Full academic transcript for undergraduate degree and master degree.
  • Non-native English speakers must submit a language test certificate. The committee may reject applicants whose TOEFL score is below 500 (PBT) or 173 (CBT) or ILETS is below 5.0
  • Research Statement. The research statement outlines a potential research project the applicants may undertake for their Ph.D. thesis. This research statement will contain: 
    • an outline and overview of the issue which is to be investigated
    • a brief review of related literature or research which has been conducted in this area.
    • research objectives, relevance, and contribution.
    • potential research methods intended to undertake this project and potential research site (if applicable)
    • bibliography
  • Research statement should demonstrate the applicant's research and writing skills. It should be about 1,000-1,500 words excluding bibliography.
  • Personal Statement. 1-2 page statement outlining the reasons why the applicant wishes to apply to this program. You may detail your professional or research interests or previous work or related experience. Please attach a sample of your related research or academic writing. 
  • Current Curriculum-Vitae
  • 2 letters of recommendation

All documents must be sent directly to:
Chair of Ph.D. Program in Multicultural Studies
Research Institute of Languages and Cultures of Asia
Mahidol University at Salaya Campus
999 Phuttamonthon 4 Rd, Phuttamonthon, Nakhon Pathom 73170