M.A. On Campus

Southeast Asian Studies

Chulalongkorn University

12 months
5096 USD/year
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The Master of Arts Degree in Southeast Asian Studies has been offered under Chulalongkorn University’s Graduate School as a multidisciplinary, international program.


The  Southeast Asian Studies program cooperates with the Institute of Asian Studies of Chulalongkorn University, the Faculty of Arts, the Faculty of Political Sciences, and the Faculty of Economics.

 Members and researchers from these varied faculties, with reputations of regional and international stature, all contribute to the courses offered. In this sense, Southeast Asian Studies will be expounded through the lens of Southeast Asian perspectives.


  • Researcher in Southeast Asia and ASEAN studies
  • Teaching Staff / Lecturer in public and private educational institutions / universities
  • Writer
  • Critic
  • Editor
  • Information specialist
  • Reporter
  • Travel industry professionals, e.g. tour guide, tour operators
  • Documentary producer
  • Civil servant or public enterprise employee working in Southeast Asia or ASEAN at consulates, embassies, and/or Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Tourism Authority of Thailand, and other development agencies

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Southeast Asian Civilization
  • Modern Southeast Asia: Colonialism, Nationalization, and Democratization
  • Asean in Regional and Global Context
  • Research Methodology in Southeast Asian Studies
  • State and Society in Mainland Southeast Asia
  • Local Autonomy in Southeast Asia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


36 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Complete and submit the application form with all required documents as attachment files via the program email(Please note that the original documents have to be sent to the program later.)
  • Complete and submit the application form with all required documents by parcel post to the program before the start of the semester.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    5096 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2548 USD per semester during 12 months.

80,000 Baht/semester 

Living costs for Bangkok

23180 - 36560 THB /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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