Application for Graduate Studies, The First Semester of Academic Year 2021


Academic year

The academic calendar mostly consists of two semester (Two-semester system). The summer session is scheduled to meet the requirements of each.

  • 1st semester : August – December
  • 2nd Semester : January – May
  • Summer Session : June – July

Application Fee

All graduate international applicants will be required to pay 500.00 THB for an application fee.

Study Periods

  • The maximum permissible period for the completion of a master’s degree does not exceed 5 academic years as deemed from the date of acceptance for study by The Graduate School.
  • The maximum permissible period for the completion of a doctoral degree does not exceed 8 academic years for candidates with a bachelor’s degree, and does not exceed 6 academic years for candidates with a master’s degree. Students are to register for doctoral degrees for a duration of not less than 4 regular semesters, and students are to study for not less than 3 regular semesters at Kasetsart University

Program Structure

Master’s Degree Program

  • The Master’s Degree structure consists of a curriculum with a minimum of 36 accumulated credits.
  • The Master’s Degree structure is classified into 2 plans
    • Plan A is a research oriented program which is characterized by two subcategories as follows:
      Plan A1 consists of a minimum of 36 credits for the thesis. The departments or the programs may require additional audited class participation or involvement in further academic activities which are subject to attainment of achievements as determined by The Graduate School.
      Plan A2 consists of a minimum of 12 credits for the thesis and a further minimum of 12 credits for course work.
    • Plan B is a course work oriented program. Students are required to conduct independent studies for a minimum of 3 credits but not in excess of 6 credits to substitute for a thesis.

Doctoral Degree Program

  • Doctoral degrees are classified into 2 plans: research for academic staff development, and research for advanced professional development.
  • Plan 1 is a research oriented program with the objective of an innovative thesis. Departments may require additional audited class participation or involvement in further non-credit academic activities, but they are subject to attainment of the achievement as determined by The Graduate School. This plan is characterized by two formats as follows:
    • Plan 1.1 is designed for students with a master’s degree. This plan consists of a curriculum with a minimum of 48 credits for the thesis.
    • Plan 1.2 is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree. This plan consists of a curriculum with a minimum of 72 credits for the thesis.
      The theses conducted in both Plan 1.1 and Plan 1.2 need to attain equivalent levels of standard and quality.
  • Plan 2 is a research oriented program with the objective of a high quality thesis as well as academic advancement and the development of occupational skills, and may require additional study participation. This plan is further classified into two distinct formats as follows:
    • Plan 2.1 is designed for students with a master’s degree. This plan consists of a minimum of 36 credits for the thesis, and minimum 12 credits for the course work.
    • Plan 2.2 is designed for students with a bachelor’s degree. This plan consists of a minimum of 48 credits for the thesis, and minimum 24 credits for the course work.
      The theses conducted in both Plan 2.1 and Plan 2.2 need to attain equivalent levels of standard and quality

 

  1. Check the available programs, application requirements, and applicant’s qualifications on the Graduate School website.
  2. Fill in the online application form
  3. After the completion of online application form, please submit the following document files to Application Unit, Educational Services Section at fgrakkc@ku.ac.th,kanokkorn.c@ku.th
    3.1 For doctoral degree candidates:

        – Scanned files of bachelor’s degree transcript and a master’s degree transcript, clearly presenting a conferred degree name and a graduation date.
        – Scanned files of bachelor’s degree certificate and a master’s degree certificate
            – A Scanned file of English proficiency examination as detailed in this

    announcement3.2 For master’s degree candidates:

        – Scanned files of bachelor’s degree transcript clearly presenting a conferred degree name and a graduation date.
        – Scanned files of bachelor’s degree certificate

    3.3 For both doctoral and master’s candidates:

        – A scanned file of the first page of student’s passport
        – A scanned file of a one inch photograph of student, dressed in proper attire
        – A proof of English proficiency document (If any)
        – Other documents as required by your chosen department

    Remark:
    – Applicants for doctoral and master’s degrees must completely graduate, or applicant’s transcript and degree certificate must clearly demonstrate their graduation date which must not be later than the start date of the semester in which applicants wish to begin their study.

    – If applicants have not graduated from an English program or in an English speaking country, both the original language and the English language versions of their transcripts, degree certificates and all translated documents are required in order to complete the application process. All translated documents must be certified by applicant’s university or by government.

  4. Students attend the examination as specified on the website.

 

Graduate Student Admission Schedule as of 2021 Academic Year

Details First semester First semester (Re-open) Second semester
Application for International Students – Submit all application documents by email only 2 November 2020 – 18 December 2020 18 December 2020 – 19 March 2021 14 June 2021 – 10 September 2021
Announcement for successful applicant 9 February 2021 7 May 2021 19 October 2021
Payment at a bank for first semester registration 9 February – 10 March 2021 7 May – 2 June 2021 19 October – 3 November 2021
Online recording of new student information 9 February – 10 March 2021 7 May – 2 June 2021 19 October – 3 November 2021
Thai Programs (Semester Start) 28 June 2021 28 June 2021 November 2021
International Programs (Semester Start) 9 August 2021 9 August 2021 January 2022

Documents Details
Announcement on English Examination Result for Doctoral Degree Applicants Download

Bangkhen Campus

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XY16 Genetic Engineering and Bioinformatics 5 Download 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XA01 Entomology 5 Download 10 Download
XA03 Soil Science 2 Download 3 Download
XA28 Animal Science 10 Download 23 Download
XA29 Plant Pathology 10 Download
XA37 Industrial Animal Nutrition 20 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XR02 Building Innovation 5 Download

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XK02 Agro-Industrial Product Development 3 Download
XK04 Packaging Technology 5 Download 15 Download
XK05 Agro-Industrial Technology Management 5 Download
XK09 Food Science (International Program) 5 Download 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XG05 Agricultural and Resource Economics (International Program) 4 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XF28 Science Education 7 Download

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XE03 Mechanical Engineering 5 Download 10 Download
XE07 Civil Engineering 15 Download 12 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XB07 Fishery Science and Technology (International Program) 8 Download 10 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XT02 Environmental Science 5 Download 20 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XL04 Thai Languages 5 Download 10 Download
XL11 Eastern Languages 10 Download 15 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XD06 Microbiology 2 Download
XD09 Genetics 5 Download 5 Download
XD19 Chemistry
– Analytical Chemistry 1 Download 2 Download
– Industrial Chemistry 1 Download 2 Download
– Inorganic Chemistry 1 Download 2 Download
– Organic Chemistry 1 Download 2 Download
– Physical Chemistry 1 Download 1 Download
XD22 Bioscience (International Program) 6 Download
XD23 Earth Science and Technology (International Program) 3 Download 3 Download
XD24 Nanomaterials Science 8 Download 12 Download
XD27 Life Sciences (International Program) 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XP01 Animal Health Technology 4 Download 6 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XI12 Bio-veterinary Sciences (International Program) 5 Download
XI13 Veterinary Microbiology 5 Download
XI14 Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology 5 Download
XI16 Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences 5 Download 5 Download

Kamphaeng Saen Campus

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XA06 Plant Pathology 5 Download 9 Download
XA18 Plant Breeding Download Download
XA21 Agricultural Research and Development(International Program) 5 Download
XA36 Agricultural Science (International Program) 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XE01 Agricultural Engineering 6 Download 10 Download
XE04 Irrigation Engineering 5 Download 20 Download
XE07 Civil Engineering 6 Download
XE10 Food Engineering 10 Download 5 Download
XE25 Mechanical and Energy Engineering Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XI10 Veterinary Clinical Studies 10 Download 10 Download
XI11 Veterinary Epidemiology 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XS05 Sport management (International Program) Download Download

Si Racha Campus

Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XV01 Public Health 20 Download

Online application for admission

 

Online application is available from 2 November 2020.

The Online Application for Admission will be automatically closed at 16.30 local Thai time.

– First Semester 2021 (First round)

The online application system will automatically close on 18 December 2020 at 16.30 local Thai time.

– First Semester 2021 (Second round)

The online application system will automatically close on 19 March 2021 at 16.30 local Thai time.

– Second Semester 2021

The online application system will automatically close on 10 September 2021 at 16.30 local Thai time.

Application Process

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    • Complete an online application form
    • Submit PDF of required application documents and proof of application fee payment
    • Verify applicant’s name and examination venue

 

THE GRADUATE SCHOOL, KASETSART UNIVERSITY
P.O.BOX 1104, CHATUCHAK, BANGKOK 10903, THAILAND
E-mail: fgra@ku.ac.th