Master of Arts Program in English for Professional Development
(International Program)

(55,000 Baht per semester; 220,000 Baht per program)

The ultimate goal of the English for Professional Development Program is to produce scholars with advanced knowledge and skills in English for international communication, a research mind and strong leadership.  We also look forward to creating prospective graduates who are not only well-rounded in current global situations but also able to make adjustments in response to changes. These valuable human resources attributes are needed to propel their local communities, countries, and regions for optimal mutual benefits.


After completing the program, graduates will be able to:

·         Provide individuals in the English language teaching profession at elementary and higher levels with profound knowledge and understanding of the social, economic, and cultural aspects of English language in the information age, so that international collaborations and professional ethics could be promoted.

·         Have advanced communication skills and the capability to administer and manage within the international education system or English language school system in response to the needs of the local and wider communities.

·         Apply their knowledge in developing research projects in areas such as teaching and learning English or management in different levels of education.

·         Prepare individuals in the northern region to develop English language skills for participation in ASEAN in which English is the main medium of communication.

Total credits required: 36

·         Plan A 1:  Thesis (36 Credits)

·         Plan A2 : Coursework (24 Credits)/ Thesis (12 Credits)

·         Plan B: Coursework (30 Credits)/ Independent Study (6 Credits)


Specific details

1. Plan of Study:  two plans are offered
1.1 Plan A2             – Course work and Thesis
1.2 Plan B                – Independent Study

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2. Number of students to be admitted:  15

3. Required qualifications
An applicant is either in the final stage of a BA program or holds a
bachelor degree in any related fields with all of the following qualifications:
• 2.75 GPA
• TOEFL paper-based score: 500 or higher (or  IELTS : 5.5  or higher)
(The score issued not more than 2 years)

4. Documents required for the application:
– a 1″ photo (to be attached to the application form)
– a copy of Identification (e.g. passport)
– a copy of a transcript of records
– a copy of a bachelor degree
– a reference letter (from either present or previous workplace)
– a copy of relevant certificates (if any)
– 300 baht for application fee

Applicants can apply in person at the office of Division of Admission or post all of documents to:

Division of Admission
Mae Fah Luang University
333 Moo 1, Paholyothin Road
Muang district,  Chiang Rai, 57100

(Note: If posted, also provide a copy of a 300-baht transfer slip.
For more information about money transfer, please contact
Division of Admission Telephone 0-5391-6103 to 6106.
For more details about admission please see the admission website.)

5. Selection process:  will be announced at

6. Testing will include:
6.1 Writing Test
6.2 Interview

7. Selection results: will be announced at


หลักสูตรศิลปศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อการพัฒนาวิชาชีพ
Master of Arts (English for Professional Development)

หลักสูตรศิลปศาสตรมหาบัณฑิตและหลักสูตรปรัชญาดุษฎีบัณฑิตสาขาภาษาอังกฤษเพื่อการพัฒนาวิชาชีพมุ่งผลิตนักวิชาการที่มีความรู้และทักษะภาษาอังกฤษระดับสูง เพื่อการสื่อสารในระดับนานาชาติ มีความเชี่ยวชาญด้านการวิจัยและมีภาวการณ์เป็นผู้นำสูง มีความรอบรู้และเท่าทันพลวัตของสถานการณ์โลก สามารถปรับตัวและตอบสนองต่อความเปลี่ยนแปลงได้อย่างมีประสิทธิภาพ และเป็นที่พึ่งของชุมชนและสังคมทั้งในระดับชาติและนานาชาติ

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