Chulalongkorn University is the oldest and one of the most prestigious universities in Thailand. Founded in 1917 by King Vajiravudh (Rama VI), the university was named as a tribute to the king’s royal father, King Chulalongkorn (Rama V). Over a period of time, Chulalongkorn University, or Chula for short, has grown to become a top ranked university. Today, Chulalongkorn University is composed of 19 faculties, 23 colleges and research institutes. Currently there are over 38,000 students including approximately 25,000 undergraduates, 13,500 postgraduates (11,000 in the Master Degree and 2,150 in the Doctoral Degree programs) and 2,800 faculty members. (Information as of 2011).
Chulalongkorn University Website : http://www.chula.ac.th
The Faculty of Communication Arts
The Faculty of Communication Arts is one of the 18 Faculties in Chulalongkorn University, located on Phayathai Road in the heart of Bangkok, the capital of Thailand. Founded in 1965, it was originally an independent department named the Department of Mass Communications and Public Relations. It officially became a Faculty in 1974, known publicly as the Faculty of Communication Arts. At present, the Faculty consists of over 70 full-time faculty members and over 1,000 students. Each year the Faculty has a capacity for 150 new undergraduate students and 335 new graduate students. Overtime, the Faculty has established an outstanding reputation in variuos communication areas such as Journalism, Mass Communication, Public Relations, Advertising, Motion Pictures and Still Photography, Speech communication and Performing Arts. It is widely recognized that the Faculty has produced numerous communication professionals working in both public and private sectors in Thailand as well as overseas.
Faculty of Communication Art’s Website: www.commarts.chula.ac.th
Bachelor of Arts in Communication Management
In continuing our tradition of research and academic expansion, the Faculty now offers a four-year undergraduate program in Communication Management. As an international program, we use English as a medium of instruction, and we combine various components of communication arts with management in order to produce well-rounded, highly skilled graduates. First introduced in Fall 2004, the Communication Management program is designed to provide intellectual and professional tools needed in developing a high standard of graduates who are equipped with a thorough understanding of both national and international communications and are capable of managing varieties of communication tasks. All courses are taught by experienced faculty members and respected professionals from various communication fields both in Thailand and overseas in order to ensure the highest standard curriculum.