PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

• Live and study in the suburbs of Bangkok! Thammasat’s Rangsit campus provides a calm respite from the bustle of Bangkok, but a quick shuttle keeps city life accessible and convenient. 

• One of Thailand’s oldest and most respected institutions, Thammasat University offers courses designed to prepare graduates to tackle a dynamic economy and society in the face of expanding globalization.    

• Live and study with local Thai students on this traditional college campus, which offers great amenities like on-campus housing, fitness centers, dining halls, student activities, two libraries, and plenty of open space. 

• The Rangsit campus is Thammasat’s largest campus, and home Asia’s largest rooftop farm. The first of its kind, it is a public green space, food source, and outdoor classroom. 

LIFE ABROAD 

Enjoy the chill and relaxed campus vibe of Thammasat’s Rangsit campus while taking courses from one of the most competitive and prestigious institutions in Thailand! With dozens of subjects taught in English, expect a rigorous academic experience and classes with both Thai and international students. 

LIVE 

Choose to live in the campus dormitories or in pre-arranged off-campus apartments. Single and double rooms are available. ISEP Direct students will pay for their accommodations directly to the housing provider, and can expect to pay about $1,400 per semester. Learn more about the housing here: https://oia.tu.ac.th/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=92&Itemid=400

DINE 

Thailand is known for its affordable and delicious street food, with fresh and fragrant flavors, rich tantalizing sauces, and complex spice blends. Enjoy fresh seafood, fusion food, and vegetarian meals. Thammasat has “canteens” that serve fresh and affordable food. Expect to spend about $900 USD a semester on food.  

EXPERIENCE 

Embrace sustainability while living in Rangsit! Thammasat’s Rangsit campus offers a free bike share service, covered bike paths, and free shuttles, and the campus dining halls serve food from the campus urban farm. Thammasat also has an active international office that organizes foot and bicycle tours, yoga, Thai massage classes, and more. On campus, many students speak English, so it’s easy to make friends with locals. 

EXPLORE 

Grab the university shuttle and you’ll be in central Bangkok in under an hour, where you can explore golden temples, ride in colorful tuk-tuks, and sample some of the world’s best cuisine! Be sure to explore the giant markets, like the Chatuchak Weekend Market, one of the largest markets in the world. Plus, one of the best parts of studying in greater Bangkok is exploring the rest of Thailand and Southeast Asia! Train and bus tickets are very affordable, and flights are available to destinations like Phuket, Ho Chi Minh City, and Kuala Lumpur for $100 USD or less. Within Thailand, be sure to check out the beautiful beaches (the nearest one is about 2 hours away), historical sites, floating markets, waterfalls, and communities like Koh Kret. 

THRIVE 

The Rangsit campus offers gymnasiums, swimming pools, tennis courts, fitness centers, a skateboard park, and climbing wall. Thammasat University Hospital provides medical service for complex issues, and a health clinic on campus can assist with minor concerns. Counseling and support for students with disabilities are available. 

What We Love About Thammasat University 

The people, the food, and the deep respect for history and culture make studying in Thailand an unforgettable experience, and the Rangsit campus is a great spot for students who want to be close to Bangkok but not in the center of the city. 

See ISEP Direct budget and estimated expenses

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Course Description

Thammasat University prides itself for a curriculum designed to prepare graduates to tackle a dynamic economy and society in the face of expanding globalization.  The Rangsit campus hosts several programs for students with a focus on global studies, journalism, and engineering. 

Credits Earned 

Students who complete the program in good standing can expect to take a minimum of 12-15 credits (4-5 classes) which ISEP recommends is the equivalent of 12-15 U.S. Credit Hours. Each course is usually worth 3 credits.  

If you use financial aid, please speak with a qualified financial aid advisor to understand your academic obligations and the requirements for using financial aid.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Engineering Fields Available 

 
 
 
 

Engineering Classes 

 
 
 
 

Chemical Engineering  
Civil Engineering  
Industrial Engineering and Logistics Systems
Mechanical Engineering  
Digital Engineering 

Computer Engineering  

Electrical Engineering  

Management Technology 

Engineering Management 

 
 

 

Sample Courses in Journalism, Global Studies, and Thai Language: 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Global Studies 

 
 
 
 

Journalism 

 
 
 
 

Thai Language 

 
 
 
 

Introduction to Human Security 

 
 

Political Communication 

 
 

Thai Language & Culture 

 
 
 
 

Philosophy and Religion for Global Citizenship 

 
 

Content Editing 

 
 

Art of Thai Writing  

 
 
 
 

Case Study: Society and Governance 

 
 

Media Business Management 

 
 

Business Thai 

 
 
 
 

Psychology of Global Organizations 

 
 

Editorial and Article Writing 

 
 

Development of Reading Competency

 

For detailed instructions on how to search for all available courses, please click on the "other academic conditions" dropdown link below.

Website for Course Availability

ISEP STUDENT SERVICES OFFICER Rachel Brown 703-504-9994 | RBrown@isep.org Thanks for your interest in ISEP Study Abroad! I’m your Student Services Officer and main point of contact here at ISEP. As you search for programs, I'll be available to answer any questions you might have. Feel free to contact me at any point in your search process for help, tips or advice.

Academics

Undergraduate
(in English)

*This program is OK for Sophomores

Fields of Study

  • Business:

    Business Communications Business Management Economics Marketing

  • Communication:

    Advertising Journalism Mass Communication/Media Studies Public Relations Radio and Television

  • Computer and Information Sciences

  • Construction Trades

    Industrial Mechanics and Maintenance Technology

  • Engineering: Recommended!

    Chemical Engineering Civil Engineering Electrical and Electronics Engineering Mechanical Engineering

  • English Language and Literature

  • Foreign Languages and Literatures

  • Hospitality and Tourism:

    Hospitality Management Tourism Management

  • Human Services

  • International/Global Studies Recommended!

  • Law/Criminal Justice

    Business Law

  • Liberal Arts and Sciences

    Humanities

  • Library and Information Science

  • Mathematics

  • Social Sciences

  • Visual and Performing Arts:

    Cinematography and Film Production Film Studies Printmaking

Academic Requirements

  • U.S. GPA: 2.5 or higher
  • TOEFL iBT Score: 60
  • LPR accepted as alternate to TOEFL or IELTS
  • LPR Writing Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Reading Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Listening Score: B1 - Intermediate High
  • LPR Speaking Score: B1 - Intermediate High
LPR = ISEP Language Proficiency Report

Special Application Instructions

Students must state in their host site request list which program they prefer. When selecting courses for the course request list, make sure to list at least three courses from within the same program.

PASSPORT: All students must have a valid passport to participate in this program. If you do not have a valid passport, we suggest you start the application process as soon as possible.

VISA/RESIDENCE PERMIT: Most students attending this program will be required to obtain a visa/residence permit. For more information on the process and estimated cost, please review the ISEP Country Handbook here.

Special Needs Support

  • Mental Health
  • Mobility
  • Hearing
  • Visual

Other Academic Conditions

Classes are either in the form of seminars or lectures. Lecture classes are large, while seminars are intimate and encourage class participation. Students are required to attend classes regularly to pass their courses. The typical course load is three to six courses per semester, which equates to 15 to 17 hours of class per week. Each semester runs approximately 16 weeks long. 

At Thammasat, you'll enroll in a specific program and take at least three courses within that program. You can take up to two more electives from any other program on your campus, but all your classes must be at the campus you are enrolled in.  

To find courses from the current academic year you can visit this page. Thammasat offers these courses to degree-seeking students, so most should be offered regularly.  

Note that it is not possible to take courses on both the Tha Prachan and Rangsit campus. Students must choose one. 

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