Linguistics Admissions

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Application deadline for the Academic Year 2024-25: 15 January 2024

The academic year at Payap University begins in August and ends in July. 

The Linguistics Department accepts new students in Semester 1 only. There is a break at Christmas and at the Thai New Year (Songkran) in March or April. Course options are more limited in the Summer Semester.

Qualifications for Applicants  

1. Previous fields of study

2. Undergraduate grade point average (GPA)

3. Undergraduate credits in Linguistics

4. Foreign language proficiency

Applicants must demonstrate proficiency in at least two languages, one of which must be English. This requirement may be fulfilled by having completed one of the following options:

The Oxford Online Placement Test (OOPT) is available here at Payap.

Applicants whose knowledge of English is judged to be insufficient may be granted probationary admission status.

Admission Status

Applicants may be granted either regular or probationary student status.

Transfer of Credits

Students who have studied Linguistics at the graduate level at another institution within the last five (5) years may request a transfer of credits according to these regulations:

Transfer of credits for an enrolled student

A student who is enrolled in the Linguistics Department at Payap University may request to take a graduate-level course in Linguistics at another institution and transfer credits to Payap University under the following conditions: