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Business and Managerial Economics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 12 months
University rank #247 (QS) Bangkok, Thailand
The Master of Arts in Business and Managerial Economics, MABE (International program) is a highly innovative one year program (Full-time student) and two year program (Part-time student) designed to meet the needs of companies and international organization in a growing world economy. 
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  • Along with the process of globalization involving cooperation and integration of business activities, there is a high demand for individuals who have capacity and skills in working in the global economy. With the segmentation of national markets, changing technologies, and increase opportunities created by new entrepreneurial structures, graduate studies need to be more global, comprehensive, and technologically oriented.
  • The MABE represents a response to these demands of the international business community to prepare young managers for their international careers. The program provides a thorough grounding in the functional areas of business economics as well as understanding of business and managerial applications for global management perspective.
  • The MABE program was established in 1997 as a result of increasing demand of domestic graduate level studies and a response toward the effects of the economic instability. The curriculum taught in class employs lectures, case studies, and group work projects that encourage students to develop a creative approach towards the subject.
Aim of the Program:
  • The M.A. in Business and Managerial Economics’ main goal is to develop student’s analytical and decision-making skills which can lead them to careers in the business, government or consulting fields. Experienced professional economists within the program will create an oddslot opportunity for students to influence and determine the formulation of management strategies and policies according to their understanding of our rapidly changing environment. Business economists’ works vary from the tactics of pricing and investment decision to an understanding of the context of national economies and global patterns of trade. Study in this field is a profession requiring adaptability, analytical skills, and ability to work with professionals from other disciplines.
Approach of the Program:
  • The program has been designed under close consultation of practical business economists and public organizations employing business economist. With such consultation, this builds a wide understanding and ability of analyzing economic issue for the students.
  • The program is open to all graduates from numerous disciplines and nationalities. The students can gain exposure through working closely with professors and colleagues from different cultures and through linguistic acquisition and research assignments. The program also encourages learning through other media such as conferences, field trips, and meeting with professionals.


Officially accredited/recognized by the Ministry of Education, Thailand, Chulalongkorn University (CU) is a very large (enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. Chulalongkorn University (CU) offers courses and programs leading to officialy recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. This 99 years old HE institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades.

International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. CU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, sport facilities and/or activities, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Economic Theory
  • Quantitative Methods in Economic Analysis
  • Cost and Financial Analysis
  • Economics of Production and Marketing Management
  • Economics of Human Resource Management
  • Money and Financial Management in Economic Development
  • Economics of International Business Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

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General Requirements

All candidates need to submit the following items:

  • 1. Complete application form.n form.
  • 2. Copy of ID card.
  • 3. An official transcript from the previous university or college.
  • 4. Copy of degree certificate.
  • 5. CV / Current resume.
  • 6. Two letters of recommendation from references who are to evaluate the applicant’s performance.
  • 7. Four one-inch sized photos(no later than six months).
  • 8. Scores of TOEFL, IELTS or CU-TEP(two-year validity from the test date).
  • 9. Application fee 1,000 thai baht.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    28656 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14328 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    17786 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 8893 USD per semester and a duration of 12 months.
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Cost per trimester - 3 Trimesters per year

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.


The Centre for European Studies, Chulalongkorn University has announced its short-term research funding program 2016 open to CU professors, researchers, and students. This year, the research topic is covers social science in Europe. Applications will be accepted until 27 August 2016. Selected candidates will receive a 6-month research grant of approximately 40,000 to 60,000 Thai baht.

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