Academic Overview & Calendar: Inbound Students

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Academic Overview & Calendar

Mahidol University International College (MUIC) offers a broad spectrum of undergraduate degree programs designed to develop a new generation of academics, international managers and industry professionals. There are 17 undergraduate majors, including five in the Arts, eight in the Sciences and six in Business Administration, along with 22 minors.

MUIC currently serves approximately 3,220 students, with a full and part-time faculty (60 percent of whom are foreign nationals) that represents a wide range of international expertise in all subject areas. The student/teacher ratio is 28:1.

MUIC academic calendar operates on a trimester system. Each trimester has 12 weeks of lecture classes and one week of final exams. Lecture classes are scheduled everyday between 8:00 – 18:00 hrs. Classes usually take place for two hours/day twice per week. Each course is normally worth 4 MUIC credits with equaling 48 hours of lectures.

Course load

Inbound students can sign up for a minimum of 12 credits (or three subjects). The standard course load per trimester is 16 credits.

MUIC Academic Calendar

Trimester I: September – December
Trimester II: January – March
Trimester III: April – July
Summer: August
Grading system
Evaluation of a student’s achievement in a course is recorded by letter grades.  
Grade Achievement GPA
A
Excellent
4.0
B+
Very Good
3.5
B
Good
3.0
C+
Fairly Good
2.5
C
Fair
2.0
D+
 Poor
1.5
D
Very Poor
1.0

MUIC Academic Calendar

Trimester I: September – December
Trimester II: January – March
Trimester III: April – July
Summer: August

In order to graduate, students are normally required to complete between 180-190 credits from three areas of study:

General Education: 60 credits
Major Field of Study: 108-120 credits
Free Electives: 8 credits

An evaluation of a student’s academic achievement is recorded by letter grades.

Grade Achievement GPA
A
Excellent
4.0
B+
Very Good
3.5
B
Good
3.0
C+
Fairly Good
2.5
C
Fair
2.0
D+
 Poor
1.5
D
Very Poor
1.0
 

Student Exchange Office

Room 2204, 2nd Floor, Building 2
Phone: +66 (0) 2700 5000
#1702, 1708, 1714 and 1711
Fax: +66 (0)2 441 0232
Group-mail: icia@mahidol.ac.th