The Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program)


          The Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program) is awarded for mastering a field of scholarship, for learning the methods of investigation appropriate to that field, and for completing original research.
          Although the courses Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program) mainly aims at developing graduate’s efficiency of being Professional Teacher with the Moral and Ethics  and enabling for reasonably and intelligently solving various kinds of problems of teaching and leaning. Besides, the program enables to produce the graduate with insightful knowledge of the  teaching and learning management so that they are able to teach in reasonably and intelligently to both Thais and foreigners. As a result, those who have studied teaching English regarding this program can rightly apprehend and effectively practice along with Buddhist principles and better understanding on the current situations of the world and society and well-versed in using modern technology to propagate the auspicious teachings of English.
          Teachers must model strong character traits, including perseverance, honesty, respect, lawfulness, fairness, patience, and unity. As an educator, teachers must treat every student with kindness and respect without showing any favoritism, prejudice or partiality.
          Teachers accept and treat learners as unique human beings. Teachers respect the rights of learners and react to them humanely and fairly.
          Teachers try to understand the learners’ starting point, thoughts and opinions. Teachers considerately handle matters linked to the learner’s personality and privacy. Teachers pay special attention to learners who require care and protection and do not, under any circumstances, tolerate bullying or the abuse of other people.
          Teachers’ work also includes teaching learners to co-operate and to become good members of society. Building up confidence and good relationships is part of teachers’ work.

Teacher’s values and ethical principles

          The core of teaching consists of four basic values: dignity, truthfulness, fairness and responsibility & freedom.
          All teaching is founded on ethics – whether it be the teacher-student relationship, pluralism or a teacher’s relationship with their work.
          Dignity means respect for humanity. Teachers must respect every person, regardless of gender, sexual orientation, gender diversity, appearance, age, religion, social standing, origin, opinions, abilities and achievements.
          Truthfulness is one of the core values in teachers’ basic task, which involves steering learners in navigating life and their environment. Honesty with oneself and others and mutual respect in all communication is a basic aspect of teachers’ work.
          Fairness is important both when encountering individual learners and groups but also in the work community. Fairness involves in particular promoting equality and non-discrimination and avoiding favouritism.
          Teachers are entitled to their own values, but in their work, teachers’ responsibility is tied to their basic task and its standards such as legislation and the curriculum.


The Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program), Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, is a program aimed at developing graduates to
have knowledge and skills in teaching English. Improving the graduates to be the professional teachers, including the integration of English to propagate Buddhism. Awareness of ethics based on morality, morality, volunteer spirit and being a good model for society


The Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program) upholds the mission to train its graduate students to acquire knowledge and skills in teaching English.
Besides, the program enables to produce the graduates with basic skills in conducting academic research, have deep understanding and appreciation for methods and approaches of teaching English.

Principle of Learning

The Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program) is a 4-year program approved by the Teachers Council of Thailand and the Office of the Higher
Commission of Higher Education. The program focuses on developing skills and expertise needed in the profession of teaching English, through integration of knowledge in innovation, information technology, modern educational materials, and effective classroom management, together with a variety of activities to help achieve maximum efficiency in the teaching profession. All students are required to attend one-year internship in schools and perform as actual teachers. During this time, the students will be closely supervised by administrators of the schools together with the teachers of the Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program). The curriculum has been designed to produce professional teachers that are well-equipped with exceptional English language skills, well-rounded knowledge, proper characteristics, integrity, honesty, and life-long learning habits. Extra – Curricular Activities Students will perform extra-curricular activities throughout the program, which are aimed at helping them advance academically, socially, nationally and internationally. Activities include: - Strengthening English speaking skills through constant practice with native speakers. - Develop a variety of educational activities and special projects. - Contribute to social and academic services for the improvement of the quality of life of communities.


          The Bachelor of Education Program in Teaching English (International Program) aspirant specifies a program area in which classes and research work are to be done and in which she or he expects to become a scholar. This area of concentration is at least 134 graduate credit hours taken at Department of Curriculum and Teaching (DCT), Mahachulalongkorn rajavidyalaya University, exclusive of research credits and research skills requirement. The Bachelor study aspirant, with the assistance of an advisor, constructs a bachelor program plan of coursework and research opportunities.

  1. Unit of General Education Subjects 24 credits
  2. Unit of Specific Subjects

2.1 Professional Teacher Subjects                                 34 credits

2.2 Major Subjects                                                             40 credits

2.3 Minor subjects                                                              30 credits

  1. Unit of Independent Selective Subjects   6 credits

Total                                                                                       134 credits

CURRICULUM SUBJECTS Unit of General Education Subjects

          It is divided into compulsory subjects with 18 credits that students must study all and select 6 more credits. Totally, there are 24 credits as:

Unit of General Education Subjects 30   credits                             

(1) Compulsory Subjects                                                18   credits

(2) Selective Subjects                                                         6   credits

1.Unit of General Education Subjects 30 credits

The students must study the Unit of General Education Subjects 24 credits as follows:

1.1 Compulsory Subjects 18 credits

000 101         Man and Society

000 102         General  Law

000 103         Computer and Digital Technology

000 104         English for Communications

000 205         Introduction to Philosophy

000 206         Mathematics and Statistics for Research

1.2 Selective Subjects 6 credits 

000 107         Introduction to Politics and Government

000 108         Introduction to Economics

000 109         Psychology for Self-Development

000 110         Introduction to Linguistics

000 111         Language Skills for Learning

000 112         Modern Science and Technology

000 113         Introduction to Logic

000 114         Man and Environment

000 115         Current World Affairs

000 116         Basic Sanskrit

000 117         Advanced Sanskrit

000 118         Basic Thai

000 119         Advanced Thai

000 120         Basic Chinese

000 121         Advanced Chinese

000 222         Basic Japanese

000 223         Advanced Japanese

000 224         Basic Hindi

000 225         Advanced Hindi

000 226         Thai Culture

000 227         Man and Civilization

000 228         Peace Education

000 229         Leadership

000 230         Good Governance

000 231         Media Literacy

000 232         Social Responsibility

000 233         General  Religions

2.Unit of Specific Subjects

2.1 Professional Teacher Subjects                                            34 credits

200 101         Being a Professional Teacher and Ethics

200 102         Language Skills for Teachers

200 103         Psychology for Teachers

200 104         Philosophy of Education

200 305         Curriculum and Instruction

200 206         Innovation and Information Technology in Education

200 207         Learning and Learner Assessment

200 308       Research for Learning Development

200 309         Practicum in School

200 411         School Internship

2.2 Major Subjects                                                           40 credits

205 401         Teaching English as Foreign Language

205 202         English Grammar

205 203         English Phonetics and Phonology

205 204         Applied Linguistics

205 405         Teaching Techniques for Listening and Speaking English

205 106         Teaching Techniques for Reading and Writing English

205 107         Principle of Translation and Interpretation

205 408         Activity for Teaching English

205 209         Digital Development and Learning Innovations in English

205 310         Online English Teaching and Learning

205 311         Learning Standard for English Lessons

205 312         Research for Learning Management of Teaching English

205 113         English Literature for Learners

205 414         Methodologies for Teaching English

2.3 Minor subjects                                                           30 credits

000 134          Buddhist Literature

000 135          Tipitaka Studies

000 136          Pali

000 237          History of Buddhism

000 238          Buddhist Festival and Traditions

000 239          Dhamma in English

000 140          Buddhist Meditation I

000 241          Buddhist Meditation II

000 342          Buddhist Meditation III

000 443          Buddhist Meditation IV

3.Unit of Independent Selective Subjects 6 credits

205 415          English for Tourism

205 317          English for Thai Culture

205 418          English for Dhamma Talk

205 419          English  for  Office Personnel

205 420          Seminar on Teaching English

205 421          English for Language Proficiency Tests

205 322          English for Local Studies

205 423          Translating Buddhist Literature

205 324          Strategic Thinking Skill Development for Teacher

205 425          Language and Literature

205 326          Short English Story

205 427          English Poetry

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