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The Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC) assists students in improving their English and math skills before studying at MUIC.
(For Thai/Non-Thai residents in Thailand)

Thai/Foreign applicants residing in Thailand can apply to study at the Preparation Center for Language and Mathematics (PC) or Mathematical Foundations Program (MP) only after taking the MUIC Entrance Examination and when the entrance results show that their English skills and/or mathematics do not meet minimum requirements for entrance to MUIC. These applicants will be eligible to study in the PC or MP program before gaining entrance to MUIC.

Applicants who wish to study at PC for further study at other institutions are welcome to contact the PC office directly or by email to icpc@mahidol.ac.th for further admission information.

(For Thai/Non-Thai residents in Thailand and Overseas)

Applicants residing in and outside of Thailand who wish to improve their English language skills can directly apply to study at the Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC) through the PC Direct Track. This admission track aims at accommodating students who have met the minimum PC Admission requirements and are pursuing an English language preparatory course before furthering their studies at MUIC.

Applicants who live in Thailand during the MUIC Entrance Examination period may also be advised to apply through the MUIC Entrance Examination.

Application Period

Application Periods*
(PC Direct Track only)
Entrance Test Period**
(The actual date will be appointed)
Enrolled in PC Quarter:
1st Entry: Now – May 7, 2020 TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 3/2020:
(June 22 – August 28, 2020)
2nd Entry: Now – August 7, 2020 TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 4/2020:
(September 14 – November 20, 2020)
3rd Entry: Now – November 20, 2020  TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 1/2021:
(January 4  – March 12, 2021)
4th Entry: Now – February 19, 2021 TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 2/2021:
(March 29 – June 4, 2021)
*  – Applications using overseas highschool results are advised to apply at least 2 weeks before the deadline as reviewing and considering overseas highschool results may take a few weeks. The ONLINE entrance test may be offered with conditions.
** – During the COVID-19 pandemic, the PC entrance test can only be held online.

Rolling test schedule: Applicants may take the test approximately one week after the application form and documents have been reviewed. The office will confirm the test schedule via email.

Admission Requirements

  • High school completion with certification showing equivalency to Thai high schools.
  • IELTS score of at least 4.5, TOEFL iBT score of at least 32, PTE score of at least 30,or DET score of at least 55 with at least 3 years’ validity.
  • Entrance tests organized by PC:
    1. Essay
    2. Mathematics (for majors that require math)
    3. Interview

*High school certificate and transcripts will be reviewed by the admissions staff to check its equivalency and completion. An application with incomplete high school results will be rejected.

Application Documents

(All documents for online submission must be uploaded in .PDF format)
  • Copy of High School completion with certificate (or certificate of expected graduation) and official transcript.

    For applicants with GCE ‘AS’ Level and/or GCE ‘A’ Level or GED results:

    GCE GED

    Must have:

    1. Applicants who take ‘AS’ Level and/or ‘A’ Level as a Private Candidate must submit GCE ‘AS’ Level and/or GCE ‘A’ Level at least 3 different subjects, with a minimum Grade of C.
    2. Applicants also have to submit an official high school transcript of grade 10 or its equivalent with at least 1 academic year

    Must have:

    1. Passed 4 subjects with a minimum score of 600
    2. Official high school transcript of grade 10 or its equivalent with at least 1 academic year
  • Original English proficiency test result report taken with the last three years

    – For Thai residents: Copies of Thai ID card and residence registration
    – For Overseas residents: All color-copied pages with passport stamps
  • Photo (Passport/citizen ID-styled or in Student Uniform)
    – For Online Submission: .JPG format only

Steps to Apply

  1. Click to fill out the application form and upload all required documents to the form.
    *Any document with 2 pages or more must be combined into 1 file.

  2. PC will confirm and contact the applicants by email after application documents are received and reviewed.
  3. The entrance test fee is 1,500 THB. The information about the test and payment process will be sent via email with the test schedule information.
  4. The applicant will be appointed to take the online PC Entrance Test and an interview by email.

In case of queries during the application process, feel free to contact us via icpc@mahidol.ac.th

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Students in the PC Direct Track must meet the MUIC admissions regulations by passing PC level 4 in order to enroll at MUIC.

PC/MP Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for the Preparation Center (PC) for Languages and Mathematics is based on a quarterly system.

Entrance Examination For Eligible PC Applicants
Starting PC quarter Duration of Study
1st  Entry in May  PC Quarter 3/2020 22 June – 28 August 2020
2nd Entry in July PC Quarter 4/2020 14 September – 20 November 2020
3rd Entry in October  PC Quarter 1/2021 4 January  – 12 March 2021
4th Entry in February PC Quarter 2/2021 29 March – 4 June 2021

Course duration: 10 weeks per quarter per level; classes Monday – Friday

FAQ

What are the benefits of studying at PC?

Studying at PC offers several benefits. Firstly, the four levels of instruction (PC1 – PC4) offered by PC aim to improve students’ language skills, so they can continue their studies at MUIC. Additionally, PC students learn study skills, basic concepts of logic and ethics, and independent learning strategies. Students at PC also have the opportunity to take math courses.

What are the PC courses like?

There are four levels of English classes at PC. The first two levels focus on four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. In the third and fourth levels, the skills are combined. The main focuses of the higher levels are term projects, group discussions, and academic essay writing.

How long do i have to spend at PC before entering MUIC?

PC students generally spend 3-12 months at the PC program, depending on their beginning level. Each PC levels takes 10 weeks, or approximately 3 months.

What are the tuition fees for the PC program?

Students are required to pay a tuition fee of 38,500 THB per PC quarter. Those who need to take a mathematics course may need to pay an additional 8,000 THB.

However, non-Thai students applying through the PC International Track will also be required to pay a one-term deposit fee of 38,500 THB. The deposit will be returned once they are enrolled at MUIC or register for the next PC quarter.

 Click HERE to see details of PC tuition and other fees.

What are the visa requirements for PC international students?

Once international students are accepted to PC; they will be advised to apply for OR change visa type to a Non-Immigrant (ED) visa to study at PC. For assistance on documentation regarding visa issues, students are welcome to contact the PC office in person or via icpc@mahidol.ac.th

What kinds of support are provided to students while they are studying at PC?

PC provides a wide range of welfare and support for students, such as:

Accident insurance with the coverage of 200,000 THB and 10,000 THB for medical treatment at certified hospitals
Student visa documentation
Certification letters
Medical & first aid services
Counseling services
Student activities
Dormitory information

Click to see more details of PC Direct Track FAQ (pdf).

Important Details

Contact PC Office

Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC)

1st floor, MUIC Building 2
Mahidol University International College,
Phutthamonthon 4 Rd., Salaya, Nakhonpathom, 73170

(+66)02-700-5000  Ext.3902-3905
 via office mobile: (+66) 83 995 7107, (+66) 89 550 7478 (from 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.)
icpc@mahidol.ac.th

PC/MP Admissions

The Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC) assists students in improving their English and math skills before studying at MUIC.
(For Thai/Non-Thai residents in Thailand)

Thai/Foreign applicants residing in Thailand can apply to study at the Preparation Center for Language and Mathematics (PC) or Mathematical Foundations Program (MP) only after taking the MUIC Entrance Examination and when the entrance results show that their English skills and/or mathematics do not meet minimum requirements for entrance to MUIC. These applicants will be eligible to study in the PC or MP program before gaining entrance to MUIC.

Applicants who wish to study at PC for further study at other institutions are welcome to contact the PC office directly or by email to icpc@mahidol.ac.th for further admission information.

( For Thai/Non-Thai residents in Thailand and Overseas)

Applicants residing in and outside of Thailand who wish to improve their English language skills can directly apply to study at the Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC) through the PC Direct Track. This admission track aims at accommodating students who have met the minimum PC Admission requirements and are pursuing an English language preparatory course before furthering their studies at MUIC.

Applicants who live in Thailand during the MUIC Entrance Examination period may also be advised to apply through the MUIC Entrance Examination.

Application Period

Application Periods*
(PC Direct Track only)
Entrance Test Period**
(The actual date will be appointed)
Enrolled in PC Quarter:
1st Entry: Now – May 7, 2020 TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 3/2020:
(June 22 – August 28, 2020)
2nd Entry: Now – August 7, 2020 TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 4/2020:
(September 14 – November 20, 2020)
3rd Entry: Now – November 20, 2020  TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 1/2021:
(January 4  – March 12, 2021)
4th Entry: Now – February 19, 2021 TBA and online rolling test will be offered via applicant’s email PC Quarter 2/2021:
(March 29 – June 4, 2021)
*  – Applications using overseas highschool results are advised to apply at least 2 weeks before the deadline as reviewing and considering overseas highschool results may take a few weeks. The ONLINE entrance test may be offered with conditions.
** – During the COVID-19 pandemic, the PC entrance test can only be held online.

Rolling test schedule: Applicants may take the test approximately one week after the application form and documents have been reviewed. The office will confirm the test schedule via email.

Admission Requirements

  • High school completion with certification showing equivalency to Thai high schools.
  • IELTS score of at least 4.5, TOEFL iBT score of at least 32, PTE score of at least 30,or DET score of at least 55 with at least 3 years’ validity.
  • Entrance tests organized by PC:
    1. Essay
    2. Mathematics (for majors that require math)
    3. Interview

*High school certificate and transcripts will be reviewed by the admissions staff to check its equivalency and completion. An application with incomplete high school results will be rejected.

Application Documents

(All documents for online submission must be uploaded in .PDF format)
  • Copy of High School completion with certificate (or certificate of expected graduation) and official transcript.

    For applicants with GCE ‘AS’ Level and/or GCE ‘A’ Level or GED results:

    GCE GED

    Must have:

    1. Applicants who take ‘AS’ Level and/or ‘A’ Level as a Private Candidate must submit GCE ‘AS’ Level and/or GCE ‘A’ Level at least 3 different subjects, with a minimum Grade of C.
    2. Applicants also have to submit an official high school transcript of grade 10 or its equivalent with at least 1 academic year

    Must have:

    1. Passed 4 subjects with a minimum score of 600
    2. Official high school transcript of grade 10 or its equivalent with at least 1 academic year
  • Original English proficiency test result report taken with the last three years

    – For Thai residents: Copies of Thai ID card and residence registration
    – For Overseas residents: All color-copied pages with passport stamps
  • Photo (Passport/citizen ID-styled or in Student Uniform)
    – For Online Submission: .JPG format only

Steps to Apply

  1. Click to fill out the application form and upload all required documents to the form.
    *Any document with 2 pages or more must be combined into 1 file.

  2. PC will confirm and contact the applicants by email after application documents are received and reviewed.
  3. The entrance test fee is 1,500 THB. The information about the test and payment process will be sent via email with the test schedule information.
  4. The applicant will be appointed to take the online PC Entrance Test and an interview by email.

In case of queries during the application process, feel free to contact us via icpc@mahidol.ac.th

IMPORTANT NOTE:
Students in the PC Direct Track must meet the MUIC admissions regulations by passing PC level 4 in order to enroll at MUIC.

PC/MP Academic Calendar

The academic calendar for the Preparation Center (PC) for Languages and Mathematics is based on a quarterly system.

Entrance Examination For Eligible PC Applicants
Starting PC quarter Duration of Study
1st  Entry in May  PC Quarter 3/2020 22 June – 28 August 2020
2nd Entry in July PC Quarter 4/2020 14 September – 20 November 2020
3rd Entry in October  PC Quarter 1/2021 4 January  – 12 March 2021
4th Entry in February PC Quarter 2/2021 29 March – 4 June 2021

Course duration: 10 weeks per quarter per level; classes Monday – Friday

FAQ

What are the benefits of studying at PC?

Studying at PC offers several benefits. Firstly, the four levels of instruction (PC1 – PC4) offered by PC aim to improve students’ language skills, so they can continue their studies at MUIC. Additionally, PC students learn study skills, basic concepts of logic and ethics, and independent learning strategies. Students at PC also have the opportunity to take math courses.

What are the PC courses like?

There are four levels of English classes at PC. The first two levels focus on four basic skills: speaking, listening, reading, and writing. In the third and fourth levels, the skills are combined. The main focuses of the higher levels are term projects, group discussions, and academic essay writing.

How long do i have to spend at PC before entering MUIC?

PC students generally spend 3-12 months at the PC program, depending on their beginning level. Each PC levels takes 10 weeks, or approximately 3 months.

What are the tuition fees for the PC program?

Students are required to pay a tuition fee of 40,400 THB per PC quarter. Those who need to take a mathematics course may need to pay an additional 8,000 THB.

What are the visa requirements for PC international students?

Once international students are accepted to PC; they will be advised to apply for OR change visa type to a Non-Immigrant (ED) visa to study at PC. For assistance on documentation regarding visa issues, students are welcome to contact the PC office in person or via icpc@mahidol.ac.th

What kinds of support are provided to students while they are studying at PC?

PC provides a wide range of welfare and support for students, such as:

Accident insurance with the coverage of 200,000 THB and 10,000 THB for medical treatment at certified hospitals
Student visa documentation
Certification letters
Medical & first aid services
Counseling services
Student activities
Dormitory information

Click to see more details of PC Direct Track FAQ (pdf).

Important Details

Contact PC Office

Preparation Center for Languages and Mathematics (PC)

1st floor, MUIC Building 2
Mahidol University International College,
Phutthamonthon 4 Rd., Salaya, Nakhonpathom, 73170

(+66)02-700-5000  Ext.3902-3905
 via office mobile: (+66) 83 995 7107, (+66) 89 550 7478 (from 08:00 a.m. to 05:00 p.m.)
icpc@mahidol.ac.th