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There is one British Council test centre in Thailands capital Bangkok. The average IELTS score of test takers with Thai as native language is 5.2. In 2017, the average IELTS score of test takers in Thailand was 6.08. According to our database, there are 4one university in Thailand that accept the IELTS test. The average IELTS score requirement for organisations accepting IELTS in Thailand is 5.6.
Thailand is a great choice for international study due to famous Thai people’s friendliness and hospitality and the country’s rich culture and economic development. With a fascinating combination of tradition and modernism, and exotic scenery, Thailand welcomes more than 20,000 international students each year. Find the best information about what it’s like to study in Bangkok, including degree course offers, career opportunities, student life, living costs, and more. Tertiary education in Thailand is offered at universities, institutes of technology (known as the Rajamangala Institute), vocational and technical colleges, teachers colleges (known as the Rajabhat Institute), and other professional colleges such as nursing colleges, and police and military academies. The standard duration of study for most bachelor’s degree programmes is four years, except for architecture, art, graphic art and pharmacy that require five years of study. Basic training in medicine, dentistry and veterinary medicine lasts six years of study. The academic year is made up of two semesters, June to October and November to March, and a summer session from April to May. However, some Thai universities have adopted different start and end dates for their semesters to correlate with the other school systems, like the ones from U.S. or Europe.
The most popular fields of study among foreign students are business administration, marketing, business English, Thai language, general management and international business management. To demonstrate the English level, students may be required to take an English proficiency test, such as TOEFL or IELTS test. For Thai programmes, the Test of Thai as a Foreign Language is the official certificate accepted by Thailand Ministry of Education.
To study in English at one of the universities in Thailand, you may need a proof of English proficiency. There are several standardised English tests that you can take to proof your English level, such as the PTE (Pearson Test of English), TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language), CAE (Cambridge Advanced English) and IELTS (International English Language Testing System), offered by British Council and IDP. IELTS is the most popular of these tests, with British Council offering more than 500 test locations and being accepted by more than 9,000 organisations world-wide.
10 most popular study destinations for students in Thailand
1. United Kingdom
2. United States