Master of Public and Private Management English Program (NIDA)

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Master of Public and Private Management (MPPM) degree program of NIDA has been designed to produce graduate students with analytical skills and knowledge of the public and private sectors.

Master of Public and Private Management English Program

Graduate School of Public Administration

National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA)

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Students will learn to apply theory to practice, and they will gain a deeper understanding of the cooperation between the public and private sectors and the role of knowledge-based society and sustainable development in Thailand’s future. In the course of the program, students will acquire new knowledge of management and capabilities to foster good governance, organizational development, and sustainable cooperation between the private and public sectors.

  1. Qualification of Applicants

Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or are studying in last semester (and to graduate before first intake start) in any field from a university or institution accredited by the Commission on Higher Education.

  1. Required Documents

4.1 Original Bachelor’s Degree certificate

4.2 Original complete official transcript(s) of undergraduate studies

4.3 Original certificate in a program before Bachelor degree (High school)

4.4 Original complete official transcript(s) of a program before Bachelor degree (High school)

4.5 Copy of passport (Non-Thai applicants)

4.6 Evidence of any change of name (if applicable)

4.7 One 1-inch photo taken no more than six months prior to application date

4.8 Applicants are required to submit a test score of either 500 for TOEFL,

5.5 IELTS, 500 NIDA TEAP or score result from the Test of English Proficiency that

conducted by standard organization or representative of the government from applicants’ country (Applicant might get the permission to not provide evidence of English Proficiency or might require to attend English Foundation in case of failure from this English criteria, considered by course committee and shall approve by the Dean.

Remark: *Document in 4.1 – 4.4 that are in a language other than English must be officially translated. The translations must be done and certified by government organizations or officially recognized organizations such as consulate of that country.

  1. Curriculum

Course Subject Track B (Independent Study)
Basic Courses No Credit Hours
Core Courses 12 Credit Hours
Major Courses 12 Credit Hours
Elective Courses 12 Credit Hours
Independent Study 3 Credit Hours
Comprehensive Written Exam Written Exam
Total 39 Credit Hours

Course List

Basic Courses (are courses that teach basic knowledge students should already know to prepare them for the master’s degree course.  The basic courses offered for the Graduate School of Public Administration are as follows)

(1) ND.4000 Foundation for Graduate Studies or attend the Class of Foundation for Graduate studies. (This class is compulsory for International students)

(2) LC.4001 Reading Skills Development in English for Graduate Studies.(International students must get NIDA TEAP score not less than 660 instead, to meet this requirement)

(3) LC.4002 Integrated   English   Language   Skills   Development.(International students must get NIDA TEAP score not less than 660 instead, to meet this requirement)

(4) LC.4011 Remedial Reading Skills Development in English for Graduate Studies. (International students must get NIDA TEAP score not less than 660 instead, to meet this requirement)

(5) LC.4012 Remedial Integrated English Language Skills Development. (International students must get NIDA TEAP score not less than 660 instead, to meet this requirement)

(6) PA.4000 Introduction to Computer-based Information Systems. (International students must take the Computer literacy Examination for International Graduate student instead, to meet this requirement)

Core courses (Students must complete at 12 credit hours)

(1) PP 6000 Administration and Sustainable Development 3 Credits
(2) PP 6001 Management Research 3 Credits
(3) PP 6002 Public and Private Sector Management 3 Credits
(4) PP 6003 Modern Organization 3 Credits

Major courses (Students must study total of 12 credit hours)

(1) PP 7000 Strategic Management and Public Policy                         3 Credits

(2) PP 7001 Human Capital Management and Development

                            for Excellence                                                                   3 Credits

(3) PP 7002 Financial Management for Executive                               3 Credits

(4) PP 7003 Marketing Management for Executive                             3 Credits

Elective courses (Students must study total of 12 credit hours)

(1) PP 7101 Economics for Management                                             3 Credits

(2) PP 7102 Innovation Management and Technology                    3 Credits

(3) PP 7103 Managerial Accounting                                                     3 Credits

(4) PP 7104 Risk and Crisis Management                                           3 Credits

Independent Study (required for track B students.)

(1) PA.9000  Independent Study                                                          3 Credits

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Scholarship requirement

The National Institute of Development Administration (NIDA) is accepting applications for admission to the Master of Public and Private Management Program (English Program) for the academic year 1/2019. NIDA is granting scholarship:

Scholarship Type 2: Scholarship recipients shall be waived from tuition fees throughout the program of study.

  1. Qualification of Applicants

1.1 Applicants must hold a bachelor’s degree or are studying in last semester (and to graduate before first intake start), minimum GPA 2.75 in any field from a university or institution accredited by the Commission on Higher Education.

1.2 Applicants who graduated from abroad must provide a letter of accreditation for received degrees that is issued by Commission on Higher Education.

  1. Application Forms

2.1  Applications  forms  can  be  obtained  by  contacting  the  Educational Service Division. 3rd  Floor, Prince Naradhip Bongsprabandha Building between 8.30 – 16.30 hrs. (Except government holidays) or the Graduate School of Public Administration, 10th  Floor, Navamindradhiraj Building, NIDA Seri Thai Road, Bangkapi District, Bangkok.

2.2 Application forms can be downloaded from the  http://gspa.nida.ac.th and www.edserv.nida.ac.th

2.2.1 Download the application form and print out on A4 paper only, do not change the format of the form, otherwise, it will not be accepted for the application process.

  1. Application procedure and Payment of Fees

Applications accompanied by an application fee of 200 baht, must be submitted to the Educational Service Division 3rd  Floor, Prince Naradhip Bongsprabandha  Building  between  8.30   –  16.30  hrs.  (Except  government holidays).

  1. Required Documents

4.1 Completed application form

4.2 Bachelor’s Degree diploma (2 Copies)

4.3 Complete official transcript(s) of undergraduate studies (1 copy)

4.4 Copy of personal identity card (if applicable)

4.5 Copy of passport (Non-Thai applicants)

4.6 Evidence of any change of name (if applicable)

4.7 One 1-inch photo taken no more than six months prior to application date

4.8 For applicants who graduate from an institute outside Thailand:

      4.8.1 A Letter of Confirmation on Standard Curriculum for the Bachelor’s Degree. This can be obtained from the Bureau of Standards and Evaluation at the Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education. Tel:+66 2 354 5500-19 ext. 725, 727 or 728 (Contact the Educational Service Division for more information)

      4.8.2  An Official Letter of Certification for their Bachelor’s Degree with their University Council’s approval as well as a complete transcript with the specified date of graduation which must be sent directly from the applicant’s university to the address below:

Director of the Educational Service Division, NIDA, Educational Service Division. 3rd Floor,
Prince Naradhip Bongsprabandha Building,
118 Seri Thai Road, Klongchan, Bangkapi District, Bangkok 10240 THAILAND

4.9 Applicants are required to submit a test score of either 500 for TOEFL, 5.5IELTS, 500 NIDA TEAP or the Test of English Proficiency that conducted by standard organization or representative of the government from applicants’ country (Applicant might get the permission to not provide evidence of English Proficiency or might require to attend English Foundation in case of failure from this English criteria, considered by course committee and shall approve by the Dean.

Note:

1)  The  documents  mentioned  in  4.8.1  and  4.8.2  above,  must  be submitted before the start of the first semester. Applicants who fail to submit all required documents will not be admitted to the program.

2)  In case applicant has already been accepted but the document in 4.8.1 is disqualified by the approval of Bureau of Standards and Evaluation at the Commission on Higher Education, Ministry of Education, student status will be automatically terminated, or subject to NIDA council’s discretion.

3)  Evidence  of  English  Literature must  be  submitted  before  first semester ends.

NIDA reserves the right to verify the applicants’ qualifications at any time. Applications who do not have the required qualifications will not be admitted to the program. No refunds will be issued. If an applicant has already been accepted but is subsequently determined to be disqualified, scholarship awards will automatically be canceled.

  1. Terms and Conditions for Scholarship Recipients

5.1 Eligibility for Scholarship

Qualification of the recipient Scholarship Type 2 must have:

A minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 for the Bachelor’s Degree

5.2 Amount of the scholarships’ funding

Recipients of the Scholarship Type 2 shall receive tuition waivers all through the program.

5.3 Scholarship Criteria

5.3.1  Recipients of the Scholarship Type 2 shall maintain a minimum GPA of 3.30 in each semester. If the recipients receive GPA lower than stipulated, the scholarship shall be terminated.

5.3.2  The recipient’s leave of absence, the scholarship shall be immediately terminated. After receiving scholarship, if the recipient resigned, or the student status terminates, or the recipients cannot complete the program as stipulate in the Directives on Education, all the funding paid must be repaid to the Institute, unless the committee decides otherwise.

5.3.3  In case scholarship recipients must re-enroll any course, the recipient shall not receive tuition waiver for the course re-enrolled.

5.3.4  In case that the scholarship recipients enroll in any course other than required by the program, the tuition waiver shall be granted when the course is recommended by the thesis/dissertation Advisor.

5.3.5  Scholarship recipients shall be exempt from the fee for the first-time comprehensive examination only, Consecutive comprehensive examinations shall not be exempt.

5.3.6  When the scholarship period ends, the student status retention  fee shall be paid by scholarship recipients themselves.

5.3.7  Scholarship  recipients  shall  work  for  the  graduate  school  or  the

Institute at least 6 hours a week;

5.3.8  The recipient shall not be eligible for any other scholarships of the

Institute except for the government budget thesis/dissertation publication grants

5.4 Scholarship conditions

1) Independent studies must present in an academic meeting with Proceedings and peer reviews under the condition that the full paper is published, or

2) Being award-winner in a competition or in an academic contest which must be the competition or the contest approved by the Dean of the school the recipient belongs to, or

3) Being presented to a development organization or community, which are approved by the Dean of the school the recipient belongs to. Yet, the development project must be validated by the executive of the organization or community.

5.5 The recipients who are foreign students must purchase health insurance stipulated by the Institute; otherwise the scholarship shall be terminated.

5.6 Standard Duration of Scholarship (Counting from the first day when the scholarship recipient is registered as a student) for Master Program is 2 years.

Summary of education fees for Master of Public Administration Program (Public Policy and Strategic Management)

 

 

List of education fees

Cost per

unit (THB)

 

Unit

Total

(THB)

 

Remarks

1 Tuition Fees (First and other semesters) 4,000 1st- 4th 16,000  
semesters  
2 Summer session enrollment 2,000 1 2,000  
3 Registration fees 1,500 39 credits 58,500  
4 Orientation and Introduction class     2,000  
5 ND.4000 or Class of foundation for Graduate studies

Registration fees + document

1,500 3 4,500+100 – Class of foundation for Graduate studies

is compulsory for international students

6 LC4001 Reading Skills Development in English for

Graduates Studies

LC4002 Integrated English Language Skills

Development

LC4011 Remedial English Language Skills for

Graduate Studies*

LC4012 Remedial Integrated English Language Skills

Development*

1,500 3  

 

 

 

 

18,000

* LC4011 and LC4012 are only for

student who cannot pass LC4001 and

LC4002

 

1,500

 

3

 

1,500

 

3

 

1,500

 

3

 

 

 

7

 

 

 

NIDA TEAP (Test of English for Academic Purposes)

 

 

 

200

   

 

 

200

– Compulsory test for qualifying student

before taking Comprehensive Examination but it can be waived if student present IELTS score 6.0 or TOEFL iBT 78 (which still valid) at the entry procedure.

8 The Computer literacy examination for international

graduate students registration

Fee (Free for first registration)

500* 1 500* – Cost 500 THB for next registration if

students can’t meet score requirement)

9 Technology service fees 700 1st- 4th 2,800  
semesters  

 

 

 

List of education fees

Cost per

unit (THB)

 

Unit

Total

(THB)

 

Remarks

10 Library fees 600 1st- 4th

semesters

2,400  
11 Special activity service fees 2,500 1st- 2nd

semesters

5,000  
12 Comprehensive Examination registration fee 500 1 500  
13 Fee for maintain student status during Comprehensive Examination 2,000* 1 2,000*
* This is for maintain status per 1 semester only, students have to pay 2,000 THB more if any extension period occurs
14 Certificate of Graduation fee 1,000 1 1,000  
15 Translation service fee for Certificate of Graduation 100* 1 100* – 100 THB per 1 certificate
Total Cost 115,600  

Application Schedule for August 2020 intake

Details

Date

Walk-in application Now – Jun 21, 2019
Announcement for an interview Jul 3, 2019
Interview Jul 12, 2019
Final Announcement Jul 22, 2019
Student registration Jul 26 – Aug 1, 2019
Payment Jul 26 – Aug 2, 2019
Commencement date for study Aug 5, 2019

 

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