The School of Liberal Arts, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi has offered an MA in Applied Linguistics in English Language Teaching for 24 years starting in 1983. Since 1999, another MA in Applied Linguistics specializing in Resource-based Learning has also been offered.
A PhD student presenting at an international conference
Both of the programmes have produced English language teachers to work in educational institutions at all levels. They have gain knowledge and learned how to utilize new technology to teach learners to
cope with the changing world and to be autonomous learners. Up to now, the School of Liberal Arts has produced 316 graduates.
At present, there is a need to produce more personnel in the English language teaching field, capable of undertaking fundamental, advanced applied linguistic research. Therefore, the School of Liberal Arts intends to offer a doctoral degree programme in order to
In order to make the curriculum more internationalised, the Department of Language Studies has both formal and informal links with many universities in Asia, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America. This enables the PhD students to do research with an international co-supervisor, to take courses they are interested in and to do library searches in overseas universities so that they can produce research of a high enough standard to be published in the international refereed journals.
To see what our students are interested in, you can visit the PhD community forum.