Webster University Thailand

Study in Thailand at Webster University Thailand. As official representative, StudySEA can assist you with your application to this American university located in the heart of Southeast Asia. Learn more about Webster University Thailand on this page.

study abroad thailand webster universityIntroduction

Webster University was founded in St Louis, Missouri in 1915 and has been providing world-class education ever since. As a private not-for-profit university, Webster currently has more than 17,000 students spread across 9 countries in 4 continents – a truly global institution!

Located in the heart of Southeast Asia, Webster University Thailand has been operating since 1999. Webster Thailand is both a well-regarded and high profile university, offering students the chance to study in two equally impressive locations, Bangkok or Cha-Am / Hua Hin. Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission – USA, Webster Thailand offers recognized undergraduate and graduate degrees that adhere to exacting global standards.

As part of Webster University’s commitment to academic excellence, students are encouraged to become global citizens, whilst at the same time attaining individual excellence. Class sizes are generally kept below twenty students to ensure a personalized, interactive and expressive approach to classroom learning.

For many, studying abroad as part of an undergraduate or master program can provide a life changing experience. Not only will study abroad students be immersed in a new culture on the other side of the world, but they’ll also be constantly challenged and more than likely develop a new outlook on life. As one of the most vibrant and culturally diverse countries in South-East Asia, Thailand is a wonderful mix of ultra-modernity and centuries-old traditions. No matter whether it’s beaches, mountains, cities or villages that you wish to explore during your time in the land of smiles, Thailand has it all.

Location

As a truly global institution, Webster University Thailand offers students the option to study in either vibrant Bangkok, or against the backdrop of the ocean in Cha-Am/Hua Hin area.  However, no matter which location you choose to study, you’ll have full access to Webster’s modern teaching facilities and staff.

Located in the Gulf of Thailand and approximately 185 kilometers from Bangkok, the Cha-Am / Hua Hin campus is just a stone’s throw away from Hua Hin Beach. Other points of interest nearby include the Summer Palace of King Rama VI, a number of golf courses and the impressive Khao Takiab Temple. With a vast selection of beaches, national parks and picturesque coastlines nearby the campus, you’ll have the opportunity to see some of Thailand’s finest scenery.

Webster Thailand Cha-Am / Hua Hin campus is specifically designed to give undergraduate students a welcoming, personalized and supportive study environment. Due to its serene and peaceful setting, the campus also provides the ideal location where ideas, discussions and debates can take place. Furthermore, Webster’s on-campus facilities create the space for a strong and close-knit community of staff and students to develop.

Bangkok is known across the world as a modern-day metropolis, an international city that is home to the centers of business, manufacturing and the arts. The city is also home to a number of global companies, international non-governmental organizations and regional formations. As a result, Bangkok is a truly dynamic and multi-cultural city in which to study, live and explore!

At the Bangkok Academic Center, Webster’s location in the heart of vibrant Bangkok, there are postgraduate and select undergraduate courses on offer. Moreover, there are also flexible day and night study programs for MBA students that cannot commit to rigid class schedules. Located in one of the most prestigious downtown addresses, the Bangkok Academic Center is easily accessible by all public transport connections. By being situated in such a vibrant part of the city, you’ll have the unique opportunity to truly discover all that Bangkok has to offer and be at the center of exciting global change.

Study periods

Schedule for studies at bachelor level (undergraduate)

  • Summer term: May 16 – July 10, 2016 (apply by April 22, 2016)
  • Fall semester: August 22 – December 18, 2016 (apply by July 29, 2016)
  • Spring semester: January 16 – May 13, 2017 (apply by December 9, 2016)
  • Summer term: May 22 – July 16, 2017

The Cha-Am/Hua Hin campus also offers a Fall 2 and Spring 2 intake.

Schedule for studies at master level (graduate)

  • Summer program: May 16 – July 10, 2016 (apply by April 22, 2016)
  • Fall 1 semester: August 22 – October 16, 2016 (apply by July 29, 2016)
  • Fall 2 semester: October 24 – December 18, 2016 (apply by September 30, 2016)
  • Spring 1 semester: January 16 – March 12, 2017 (apply by December 9, 2016)
  • Spring 2 semester: March 20 – May 13, 2017 (apply by February 24, 2017)
  • Summer program: May 16 – July 10, 2016

Study options

At Webster University you can enroll as a study-abroad student for 1-2 semesters or for a full bachelor’s or master’s degree. As a study-abroad student you can follow interesting subjects such as Elementary Thai (language), International Affairs, the Politics of Peace, Psychology of Sleep as well as many other subjects within these areas:

  • Business Administration
  • Computer Science
  • Human Resources
  • International Business
  • International Relations
  • Media Communications
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • Psychology

Please contact StudySEA for a full list of courses offered. When you study at bachelor level, 12 to 15 credits usually correspond to 30 ECTS points. At graduate level, 9 to 12 credits corespond to 30 ECTS points.

View the full degree programs you can study at the links below:

Student housing

Several off-campus student housing options are available in Hua Hin. You can live with style in serviced apartments located just five minutes walk from the white sandy beaches. The units are modern and offers facilities such as swimming pool, fitness, library and much more are very affordable prices. More information on rental prices are available on the university’s website. View the video below from Sala student housing, which is popular among Webster students in Hua Hin.

In Bangkok you have the choice of finding your own housing or stay in the housing recommended by Webster University.

Entry requirements

To be accepted as a study-abroad student, you will need to satisfy the following:

  • have completed and passed upper secondary school (gymnasium/videregående)
  • meet the pre-requisites for the subjects you are applying to
  • Meet the English language requirements (check with StudySEA for your country’s requirements)

Entry requirements for full degrees depend on the program you apply for. Please contact StudySEA for more information.

Tuition fees

As a study-abroad student you are required to pay tuition fees to the university. The tuition for study-abroad students per semester in 2016 is:

  • 198,000 Thai Baht for studies at bachelor level
  • 183,900 Thai Baht for studies at master level

Students from certain countries may be eligible for government financial aid. Find more information under Financing.

Budget template

StudySEA is happy to prepare a budget for you that indicates expected expenses in relation to your studies abroad at Webster University Thailand.

Application fee

There is no application fee for students applying through StudySEA. The normal application fee is 50 dollars (USD).

How to apply

To apply as a study-abroad student, you will need to complete the application form and submit it to StudySEA with your supporting documents per below:

  • Application form (study-abroad)
  • Certified copy of transcripts in English from your home institution (if you are currently enrolled)
  • Certified copy of bachelor degree certificate in English (if you are applying for subjects at master level)
  • Certified Copy of upper secondary school leaving certificate in English (videregående/gymnasium)
  • Copy of  your valid passport
  • English language test (check with StudySEA to see if you are exempt)

Student visa

After you are officially accepted for study at Webster University Thailand (WUT), your visa application process will commence. Immigration law in Thailand changes quite often. StudySEA will guide you through the visa application processs and direct you to your nearest Thai embassy or consulate. Student visa normally take approximately one week to process, but we recommend you to plan early.

 

For more information

Are you interested in applying to Webster University Thailand, then our study advisors can help you. Contact StudySEA today. You will also find more information at Webster University’s website. StudySEA is official recruitment representative for Webster University Thailand in Scandinavia.