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Business Administration (International Program), M.B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #801 (QS) ,
The Master of Business Administration program was established to meet the demand of a global marketplace which local business knowledge is insufficient. The iMBA program at Prince of Songkla University (PSU), the first public university in southern Thailand, is the only international MBA program in southern Thailand.

About

Concepts & Philosophy

The iMBA program fosters the supportive learning process through the emphasis on small class size, diverse students, collaborative learning environment, and cutting-edge and technology-based knowledge with the leading professors and experienced businesspeople. The iMBA program aims to encourage students to become effective, motivated and independent learners. Another essential objective of the program is to develop students to realize their full potential.

Why iMBA?

Due to the fierce competition in today’s business world, successful companies must know how to manage their businesses in the globalization era. A strong academic background in business is one of the most important factors driving to sustainable successes. Therefore, the iMBA program promises to create business professionals with necessary knowledge and skills. Additionally, world-class guest lecturers from prestige universities, such as from the USA, UK, New Zealand, and Australia, are regularly invited to teach to foster students’ international business perspectives.

Objectives

The iMBA program sets the objectives to help students to be able to:

  • Acquire professional knowledge and necessary skills to become effective leaders in today’s business world.
  • Realize the importance of social responsibility, business ethics, and sustainability.
  • Apply management knowledge and tools, and effective decision making techniques for the purpose of creating effective management.

Create research-based knowledge to strengthen the business field and/or to apply the results of their research to improve their business profession.

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • Business Ethics and Social Responsibility
  • Principles of Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Business Research
  • Operations Management
  • Managerial Economics and Sufficiency Economy
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Organizational Management and Human Capital
  • Strategic Management

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    36 alternative credits

    A1 Track: 36 creditsA2 Track: 39 creditsB Track: 39 credits

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    5

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  • Minimum required score:

    61

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  • Online application form via the PSU Graduate School website (www.gradpsu.net) with the Baht 600 application fee
  • Current professional résumé
  • Statement of purpose of approximate 500 words to describe:Your professional goals, Why you are applying to the iMBA program, Official transcripts from all university degrees, One copy of an identity card (Thai students) or passport (International students), Two of 1-inch photographs, Two letters of recommendation from current employers and/or previous professors

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3756 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 7506 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    3132 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 6255 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

National: 240000 baht International: 288000 baht 

Living costs for Hat Yai

  • 18000 - 26000 THB/month
    Living Costs

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

Funding

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