PhD in English Language Teaching


Thammasat University’s Ph.D. in English Language Teaching is a 3.5-year weekend program consisting of coursework and a doctoral thesis. This program is ideal for English teachers at all levels, education supervisors, curriculum developers, and administrators wanting to learn more about English language teaching, research and the application of theoretical knowledge in professions related to ELT.   
The program focus includes ELT methodologies, assessment, second language acquisition, curriculum development and evaluation, instructional media and materials development, ESP, linguistics analysis, discourse analysis, corpus analysis, world Englishes, and professional development. 
The courses are taught by Thammasat professors and the students’ learning is enriched by guest lectures given by internationally-renowned ELT scholars. The program also provides grants for attending conferences, short-term study visits and training sessions in Thailand and abroad.

For more information, click here (for PhD brochure 2023).

Remark: The PhD-ELT program is equivalent to the OTEPC's 'assistant teacher'. The approval form can be found here.

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