B.A. in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics (Lampang Campus)

B.A. (Philosophy, Politics and Economics)

The B.A. Program in Philosophy, Politics and Economics began an operation at Lampang campus in 2014, as a self-financing semi-autonomous curriculum in the College of Interdisciplinary Studies. It is a multidisciplinary degree designed to promote skills of relevance to the continued professional development of philosophical understanding, and political and economic analysis. PPE allows students to specialize in two of the branches after the first year.

The study of Philosophy aims to study about major concepts of philosophy, major issues in ethics and morality, questions concerning how we acquire knowledge and the ability to criticise and reason logically.

The study of Politics and Law gives you an understanding of the major concepts in politics,  principles of public law, evolution of Thai politics and government, development and ideas on constitutionalism, the relations between constitution and political institutions and criticize major contemporary issues in politics and law in domestic and international aspects.

The study of Economics aims to study about theories and concepts in economics, analysis of current economic situations, roles of financial and fiscal policies in Thai economic development, development of modern Thai business under the context of politics, economy, society, and international relations and discuss on current economic issues.

 It is a full-time program.  Each academic year is divided into two semesters.

·         Semester 1: August – December

·         Semester 2: January – May

In each semester, courses normally last for 15 weeks. Students are required to complete a minimum of 126 credits in three and a half academic years.

Structure and Components

1.     General Basic Courses                         30           Credits

1.1 Fundamental Discipline                                21           Credits

1.1.1     Humanities                                3            Credits

1.1.2     Social Sciences                        6            Credits

1.1.3     Languages                                9            Credits

1.1.4     Science and Mathematics          3            Credits

1.2 Specific Discipline                                       9            Credits

2.     Core Courses                                                  90           Credits

2.1 Compulsory Courses                                   30           Credits

2.2 Compulsory Elective Courses                       24           Credits

2.3 Compulsory Courses           (Language)       3            Credits

2.4 Elective Courses                                          27          Credits

2.5 Research Paper                                           6           Credits

3.     Free Elective Courses                                      6           Credits

Total                                                                126        Credits

Admission Qualifications


Completion of M6 or its equivalent levels from high school with GPA above 2.5  i.e. grade 12 from American-system schools and O-Level from British-system schools. 


Admission Schedule – Academic Year 2016 


Admission Schedule Activities


 Online Application submission

 March 22, 2016 - April 20, 2016

 Application fee due

 March 22, 2016 - April 20, 2016

 Announcement of qualified candidates for interview

 April 28, 2016

 Interview date

 May 1, 2016

 Announcement of successful candidates for 2016 admission

 May 9, 2016

 Enrollment Confirmation

 May 9-17, 2016

 *Please be noted that PPE Application Forms are only available on-line in the PPE website. 



Admission Schedule Activities


 Application submission

 May 10-17, 2016

 Announcement of qualified candidates for interview

 June 5, 2016

 Interview date

 June 14-17, 2016

 Announcement of successful candidates for 2016 admission

 July 1, 2016


Application Requirement


Type 1

Type 2










PAT 1 or PAT 7



Tuition fees

1st semester : 46,000  baht

2nd semester : 27,000  baht