Application for Graduate Studies, The First Semester of Academic Year 2024 (Re-open)


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.

 

Documents Details
Graduate Student Admission Schedule as of 2024 Academic Year. Download

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 7 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XS01 Knowledge of The Land for Sustainable Development 20 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XA01 Entomology 10 Download 15 Download
XA03 Soil Science 2 Download 3 Download
XA06 Plant Pathology 2 Download 2 Download
XA28 Animal Science 10 Download 12 Download
XA29 Agricultural System Technology 15 Download
XA38 Agricultural Sciences 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XK01 Biotechnology 5 Download 11 Download
XK04 Packaging Technology 5 Download 15 Download
XK09 Food Science (International Program) 5 Download 5 Download
XK12 Product Development and Innovation 8 Download 2 Download
XK13 Agro-Industrial Innovation and Management 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XR02 Building Innovation
XR04 Landscape Architecture 5 Download
XR05 Innovative Built Environment 9 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
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XE02 Chemical Engineering
XE03 Mechanical Engineering 10 Download 15 Download
XE06 Electrical Engineering 5 Download
XE07 Civil Engineering 19 Download 19 Download
XE22 Materials Engineering 3 Download 10 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XT01 Environmental Technology and Management 3 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
XC06 Forestry 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XL04 Thai Languages
XL11 Eastern Languages 10 Download 10 Download
XL12 English for International Communication
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XD06 Microbiology 2 Download
XD09 Genetics 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 1 Download
– Physical Chemistry 1 Download 2 Download
XD22 Bioscience (International Program) 6 Download
XD23 Earth Science and Technology 1 Download 1 Download
XD24 Nanomaterials Science 8 Download 10 Download
XD27 Life Sciences (International Program) 5 Download
XD30 Science for Industry 20 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
XI16 Animal Health and Biomedical Sciences 4 Download 10 Download
XI19 Veterinary Pharmacology and Toxicology 8 Download 5 Download
XI21 Sciences and Innovation for Animal Health (International Program) 20 Download 5 Download

Kamphaeng Saen Campus

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XA06 Plant Pathology 4 Download 3 Download
XA18 Plant Breeding 5 Download 5 Download
XA21 Agricultural Research and Development(International Program) 6 Download
XA36 Agricultural Science (International Program) 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XS06 Sport Management 5 Download 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 2 Download 6 Download
XE34 Food Engineering 4 Download 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XI10 Veterinary Clinical Studies 15 Download
XI20 Veterinary Epidemiology and Public Health Informatics 5 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XD06 Microbiology 8 Download

Si Racha Campus

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XE29 Mechanical and Design Engineering 15 Download

Chalermphrakiat Sakon Nakhon Province Campus

Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XB02 Electrical and Computer Engineering 5 Download 15 Download
Program Ph.D. Master’s
Number of Students Details Number of Students Details
XV01 Public Health 10 Download

Online application for admission

Online application is available from 17 October 2023.

– First Semester 2024
17 October 2023 – 19 January 2024

– First Semester 2024 (Re-open)
20 January 2024 – 19 April 2024

– Second Semester 2024
20 April 2024 – 27 September 2024

Announcement of qualified applicants
– First Semester 8 February 2024
– First Semester (Re-open) 9 May 2024
– Second Semester 17 October 2024

Announcement for admitted student
– First Semester 14 March 2024
– First Semester (Re-open) 7 June 2024
– Second Semester 7 November 2024

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