1 Academic Program Degree Offered Master of Arts Program in English for Careers Language Institute Thammasat University Revised 2008 Master of Arts Program in English for Careers Master of Arts (English for Careers) M.A. (English for Careers) Objectives 1. To provide opportunities for graduates in various fields to study and practice English for specific purposes using all four skills and enable them to use English in their work effectively and efficiently. 2. To enable graduates in various fields to practice English in order to enhance their analytical and research skills in the English language, facilitating their experience and professionalism in their respective fields. 3. To produce graduates at an advanced level of English for Careers to meet the increasing needs of the job market for fully-qualified professionals. Admission 1. Applicants must hold a Bachelor s degree or equivalent in any field of study from local or foreign institutions which are recognized by the Thammasat University Council. 2. Applicants may be graduates of the Graduate Diploma Program in English for Careers from the Language Institute, Thammasat University. 3. Applicants must meet the requirements in Number 8: Admission of Thammasat University s Regulations on Graduate Studies under the 1988 and 2002 Master of Arts Programs Section. 4. Applicants also must successfully pass an English language entrance examination and an interview in English. Academic System 1. The M.A. Program in English for Careers is a program where English is the medium of instruction. 2. The academic year is divided into two 16-week semesters (first and second semesters) and one 8-week summer session. Courses are offered on weekends: Saturdays and Sundays (9.00 a.m p.m.). 3. There are two options available: Plan A Plan B Plan A consists of course work and a thesis. Plan B consists of course work, a comprehensive examination, and independent study instead of a thesis. 3.1 Plan A: Thesis Students can register for a thesis after they have completed at least 21 credits with a minimum cumulative GPA of Plan B: Comprehensive Examination Students who are qualified to take a comprehensive examination must complete all credits required for graduation, including 6 credits for independent study, and earned a GPA of at least Students must pass a foreign language test (English) with a P (Pass) grade as required by Thammasat University s Regulations on Graduate Studies (1998 and 2002) before they are allowed to defend their thesis or take the comprehensive examination.
2 5. The process of preparing the thesis for Plan A students must follow the Regulations of Thammasat University concerning Master s Thesis Writing. 6. Students from other faculties may take courses in this program with permission of the Language Institute Graduate Committee. Duration of Study The maximum study time must not exceed 5 years. Registration Registration is under the requirements in Number 10: Registration of Thammasat University s Regulations on Graduate Studies under the 1988 and 2002 Master of Arts Programs Section. Grading System and Graduation Grading System 1. Academic Performance is evaluated as follows: Grade A A- B+ B B- C+ C D F Grade point Only credit courses with grades of S (Satisfactory) or at least C will be counted for graduation. However, the GPA and cumulative GPA must be computed for a D or F in any particular course. 3. For Plan A, the thesis is given a grade of S (Satisfactory) or U (Unsatisfactory). The thesis with S is equivalent to passing, and can be counted for graduation. 4. For Plan B, the comprehensive examination is given a grade of P (Pass) or N (Not pass). The comprehensive examination with P is equivalent to passing, and can be counted for graduation. 5. The Foreign Language Test (English) is graded P (Pass) or N (Not pass). 6. Other requirements must comply with Thammasat University s Regulation Number 13: Grading System of the 1988 and 2002 Graduate Studies. Graduation Students who graduate from this program must: 1. earn 42 credits in either Plan A or B 2. have a cumulative GPA of not less than receive P in the Foreign Language Test (English): TU-GET 550, TOEFL ibt 80, or IELTS receive S for the thesis in Plan A or received P for Independent Study in Plan B 5. have their thesis, or part of it, published in an academic journal or presented at a conference 6. meet other requirements set in Thammasat University s Regulations on Graduate Studies 7. make sure all their debts or obligations are paid to the University
3 Numbers of Students Timetable of student acceptance over five years. Academic year Students New Class Former Class Total Graduates NOTE: At least 80% of students are expected to graduate each academic year. Place of study Library The program is conducted at The Language Institute, Thammasat University. Students can check out the books from Thammasat University s Central Library and various faculty libraries which have many books and journals. Students can also use other libraries: such as any university s central library, the National Library, the British Council Library, the AUA Library and the Government Document Center. Budget Curriculum This two-year program is self-supporting. (Tuition fees: approximately 103,000 baht.) Total requirements 42 credits Course Structure: Plan A (Thesis) 8 Required courses 24 credits 2 Elective courses 6 credits Thesis 12 credits Plan B (Non-Thesis) 8 Required courses 24 credits 4 Elective courses 12 credits Independent Study 6 credits Course Numbers The first two letters represent the Master s Degree Program in English for Careers. The course listings consist of three numbers: The last number represents a required or elective course: 0-1 represent required courses 2-9 represent elective courses The middle number represents course content:
4 0-2 represent skill development courses 3 represents language development courses 4 represents interpersonal skill development courses 5 represents career development courses 6-8 represent general career courses 9 represents independent course The first number represents the level of difficulty: 6 represents basic courses 7 represents advanced courses 8 represents thesis List of courses Required courses for Plans A and B Course Title CR 600 English Proficiency Development CR 601 Effective Models of Communication CR 610 Written Business Communication CR 611 Advanced English Oral Skills CR 620 Advanced English Reading Skills CR 621 Writing Skill Development CR 700 Research Methodology CR 701 Advanced Report Writing Elective Courses for Plans A and B Plan A: Choose 2 courses Plan B: Choose 4 courses Plans A and B students can choose electives from the following groups of courses from within only one group of courses or from a selection of groups, or from the courses offered in the Master of Arts Program in Teaching English as a Foreign Language. General Career Courses Course Title CR 662 English for News Reporting CR 663 English for Advertising CR 664 English for Tourism Industry CR 675 English for Banking and Finance CR 676 English for Public Administration CR 677 English for Legal Purposes CR 688 English for International Business CR 689 English for Entrepreneurs Language Development Courses Course Title CR 732 Principles of Business Interpretation CR 733 Translation Principles for Careers CR 734 English through Modern Media CR 735 Seminar in Written Communication Interpersonal Skills Courses Course Title
5 CR 742 Principles of Effective Public Speaking CR 743 Social Etiquette in English speaking Culture CR 744 English for Public Relations CR 745 Working Effectively in an International Setting Professional Development Courses Course Title CR 752 Effective Presentations CR 753 Managerial Skills CR 754 Negotiations and Mediation CR 755 Self-improvement and Career Preparation Thesis CR 800 Thesis 12 credits Substitution course for thesis CR 790 Independent Study 6 credits Academic Plan First Year (Plans A and B) First Semester CR 600 English Proficiency Development CR 601 Effective Models of Communication CR 621 Writing Skill Development Second Semester CR 610 Written Business Communication CR 611 Advanced English Oral Skills CR 620 Advanced English Reading Skills Summer 2 Electives Second Year First Semester Plan A Plan B CR 700 Research Methodology CR 700 Research Methodology CR 701 Advanced Report Writing CR 701 Advanced Report Writing 1 Elective 1 Elective Second Semester Plan A CR 800 Thesis Plan B CR 790 Independent Study 1 Elective Summer Plan A Plan B CR 800 Thesis * Oral Defense * Written Comprehensive Exam Course Descriptions
6 Required Courses CR600 English Proficiency Development Development of the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing to enhance the learner s effective competency in the English language. Systematic study of English grammatical structures included. CR601 Effective Models of Communication Study of modern communication models and their application to the Thai business setting. Practice in demonstrating communication skills in work and social situations. CR610 Written Business Communication Practice in the writing skills necessary to handle all types of written communications in business. Writing improvement exercises and samples of typical letters and memos, including a systematic review of written grammar and the mechanics of effective writing. CR611 Advanced English Oral Skills Improvement of listening and speaking skills at the advanced level. Practice in listening and speaking in such contexts as academic lectures, news reports and discussion. CR620 Advanced English Reading Skills Study of and practice in critical reading. Focus on the learner s ability to understand major points as well as to analyze contents and writing styles of various printed materials. CR621 Writing Skill Development Development of academic writing skills with emphasis on writing as a process involving stages of prewriting, writing and rewriting. Extensive practice in generating and mapping ideas, organizing information, writing clear and concise thesis statements, making outlines and writing wellorganized essays of various patterns and topics. CR700 Research Methodology Study of research methodology. Analysis of research procedures and current research in various aspects of English in relation to learners careers. Individual research design is required. Primary focus on preparation for a thesis or research paper. CR701 Advanced Report Writing Study of the practical skills required for effective report writing in academic and business situations such as note-taking, outlining, paraphrasing, summarizing, making agendas, and taking minutes. Development of the techniques for writing informal and formal reports. CR790 Independent Study (for Plan B students) In-depth investigation of topics or problems relevant to students careers and interests. Each student conducts research independently under the supervision and guidance of an advisor. Completed research papers are presented in a course seminar. CR800 Thesis (for Plan A students) In-depth analysis and research revealing new ideas and findings within the students areas of expertise and interest under the supervision and guidance of their advisor(s). Elective Courses General Career Courses CR662 English for News Reporting
7 An integrated language skills course designed to develop learners abilities to understand and produce news reporting. Learners will be given extensive practice in using advanced reading and writing strategies, focusing on newspaper style reporting. Listening and speaking skills will be developed through simulated news broadcasting reports. CR663 English for Advertising An integrated language skill course designed to enhance the learners ability to use English in the advertising industry. Exposure to various reading materials in advertising and intensive writing practice for advertising. Development of listening and speaking skills necessary for understanding and producing commercials in English. CR664 English for Tourism Industry Practical training designed to prepare learners to handle a wide variety of functions in the travel and tourism business. Focus on developing vocabulary and expressions to facilitate effective and polite communication in English. Examination of English used with various modes of transportation, including air, railway, and sea. CR675 English for Banking and Finance Study of the terminology, idioms, and language structures necessary to conduct a range of banking transactions and financial activities in an international context. Developing reading and writing skills to analyze and report financial news and information. Includes improvement of listening and speaking skills through a series of role-playing activities emphasizing customer service. CR676 English for Public Administration Practice in all the language skills necessary for administrators. Emphasis will be on such skills as presenting and proposing projects, describing trends, giving information and instructions, extracting information from different sources, making summaries and conducting meetings and seminars. CR677 English for Legal Purposes Study and analysis of structures, vocabulary, and expressions typically used in legal affairs. Practice in reading and discussing materials used in the legal profession. Developing the ability to write and translate various kinds of legal documents. CR688 English for International Business Practical training in conducting business in an international environment. Development of reading and writing skills through examining and completing a variety of import-export documents. Improvement of listening and speaking skills through role-playing activities focusing on negotiating contracts. CR689 English for Entrepreneurs A lecture-discussion course designed to enhance learners English proficiency necessary for entrepreneurship. Text, videos and computer programs provided to help learners learn the fundamental issues in starting professional practices and non-practice firms based on professional knowledge. Intensive oral practice through discussions and presentations on related topics including ethical issues in professional firm growth strategies, operational planning and costing, and the analysis of opportunities and competitors. Writing skill development through business plan preparation, feasibility studies, market surveys, and reports. Language Development Courses CR732 Principles of Business Interpretation Study of the principles and practice of interpreting English/Thai and Thai/English in a
8 business context. Emphasis on understanding colloquial expressions and cultural differences which affect interpretation. CR733 Translation Principles for Careers Study of translation principles and practice in translating English/Thai and Thai/English from a variety or texts commensurate with learners needs, emphasizing the use of appropriate and refined language. CR734 English through Modern Media Development and improvement of advanced English language skills through the use of various media, such as the Internet, television broadcast material, audio-visual recordings, and the print media. Learners create and present individual projects through a chosen form of media. CR735 Seminar in Written Communication Seminar in contemporary theories and techniques of good writing; approaches to solving written communication problems. Designed to enhance learners professional-level writing ability in their career fields. Learners given practice in evaluating their own writing using examples from work experience. Interpersonal Skills Courses CR742 Principles of Effective Public Speaking Extensive practice in making speeches on a wide variety of topics to show mastery of the principles of speaking in public in an effective manner. Learners are expected to deliver both prepared speeches and spontaneous speeches on assigned topics. Includes an examination of effective and distractive body language. CR743 Social Etiquette in English-speaking Culture Training in the language and behavior expected in various social settings involving foreigners. Learners will gain confidence in interacting with members of the English-speaking community. Includes comparisons and contrasts with contemporary Thai etiquette. CR744 English for Public Relations Training and extensive practice in developing the communication and protocol skills required to be an effective public relations representative. Focus on how to present information and handle potentially awkward situations tactfully and in a professional manner. Practice in proper etiquette required in a variety of business contexts. CR745 Working Effectively in an International Setting Discussion of skills and theories of cross-cultural communication necessary for success in working in an international business setting. Analysis of problems encountered in multi-cultural settings with an aim of seeking causes and possible solutions. Examination of the Thai and foreign working styles and work ethics as a reflection of cultural values. Professional Development Courses CR752 Effective Presentations Training and extensive practice in making clear, well-designed, and professional business presentations in English in front of an audience. Focus is on developing the dynamic spoken and communication skills necessary for an effective presentation. Using realistic tasks, learners are given ample opportunity to practice the key elements of giving presentations, utilizing visual aids, and evaluating each other s work. CR753 Managerial Skills Development of learners awareness of human resource management in organizations. Emphasis on reading and speaking about a range of management topics, including elements of individual and group behaviour, theories of leadership and employee motivation, and strategies to deal with change, conflict and stress.
9 CR754 Negotiations and Mediation Study of theories and techniques of trade negotiations and conflict resolution for effective negotiators and mediators. Improving learners awareness of differences in meaning and individual interpretation of vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and cultures. Includes a study of non-verbal communication which can impede or enhance understanding. CR755 Self-improvement and Career Preparation Extensive practice in all the skills necessary to attain and develop a professional career. Includes a thorough study of job advertisements, application letters, resumes, and various employment forms. Training provided in pre-interview preparation, post-interview follow up, and English language skills necessary for successful interviewing. Program Quality Assurance Program Administration The program is administered by the Graduate Studies Program Committee of the Language Institute, Thammasat University. Teaching and Learning Resources The instructor is required to prepare the lecture outline of the course, the topics to be lectured, evaluation methods and a detailed list of references. The classroom atmosphere in which graduate students can learn best is provided. Each classroom is equipped with a variety of teaching and learning facilities, including modern computers, which graduate students can easily and effectively utilize to study and do their research. Thammasat Main Library offers both Thai and English books, journals, and magazines as well as online information search engines, databases from abroad, and innovative audiovisual aids. Student Support and Supervision The program s instructors, advisers, and staff are always available to provide students with advice on the study program, study plans and course selection. The committee offers assistance by providing information and options of financial support for students doing their theses. Social and Labor Market s Needs and Employers Satisfaction The program s graduates who are skilled in language use can satisfy the needs of the job market in both public and private sectors. A regular graduates satisfaction survey is administered in order to adjust the program in accordance with social and the labor market s needs. An employers satisfaction survey is regularly conducted to adjust the program to address the needs of employers. Program Development The following illustrate the standard and educational quality indices of this program: The quality assurance system and methods are developed. The quality assurance committee is appointed.
10 The quality assurance plan is constantly and regularly manipulated. There is a teaching and learning evaluation in each semester with a score value of 4 from 5. The Language Institute is scheduled to assess the above indices every five years, the first evaluation starting Other Terms and Conditions Any other details in addition to that mentioned in this program follows the University s Regulations on Graduate Studies 1998 together with the revised (2 nd and 3 rd ) versions 2002 and 2007, including other university s rules and announcements.
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