Linguistics Admissions

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Application deadline for the Academic Year 2025-26: 15 January 2025

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.

Applicant Requirements

Previous Fields of Study

Undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA)

Undergraduate Credits in Linguistics

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:

1. Native speakers of English must have, within the last five years:

2. Non-native speakers of English must have, within the last two years:

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.

  Regular status is granted when applicants meet all the acceptance requirements in the areas of:

  Probationary status may be granted when the applicant's

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:

How To Apply

Email your application to the email address on the application checklist

Application forms:

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Schedule & Fees

Schedule for 2023 -2024(2566) Academic Year

Semester 1 15 August  - 16 December 2023

Semester 2 15 January - 25 May 2024

Semester 3 6 June -26 July 2024

For the upcoming schedule visit Registrar's Academic Calendar


Click here to view the fee structure for Linguistics M.A. students entering the program in the academic year 2023 (2566). The fees are presented in Thai baht (THB), and are subject to change. For payment details, please contact us.