International Programs/Training Courses


International Programs/Training Courses

Training Courses

International Programs

International programs fall into three main categories: Training Courses, Undergraduate and Graduate Cultural and Academic Exchange Courses, and Degree programs.

Training Courses

Faculty of Nursing: International Certificate Training Courses
The Faculty of Nursing offers 25 Special Training Courses, ranging in length from two to twelve weeks:

1. HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care for Children and Vulnerable Young People
2. Mother-to-Child HIV Infection: Prevention, Care, and Counseling
3. Prevention and Care of HIV/AIDS: a comprehensive course
4. Community Based Care for HIV/AIDS
5. Prevention of HIV/AIDS among Young People
6. Management of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care
7. Training for Educators and Trainers in HIV/AIDS
8. Prevention and Care of HIV/AIDS for Mother and Child
9. Geriatric Care
10. Elderly Health Care
11. Elderly Care / Geriatrics
12. Elderly Care and Community Participation
13. Community Health Care for the Elderly
14. Community Health Nursing
15. Birth Spacing Technology and Community Health
16. Nursing (Midwifery)
17. Midwifery Education for Safe Motherhood
18. Women’s Health and Development
19. Nursing Management Program
20. Strengthening Essential Reproductive Health Care
21. Coping with Psychosocial Problems
22. Mental Health and Psychiatric Nursing Program
23. Nursing Education Program
24. Trauma Nursing Program
25. Health promotion care of children with chronic and critical illness

These courses are taught in English and attract students from many countries in South and South East Asia, Africa and the Pacific region. A number of the courses are offered with the support of national and international agencies, which include the Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency (TICA), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the United Nations Development Project (UNDP), and the World Health Organization (WHO).

Faculty of Business Administration – Finance and Investment Centre
• International Training Program on Finance and Investment for the Greater Mekong Sub-region. This two-week course is designed specifically to meet the needs of international students. In 2004, enrollment for this course exceeded 1,500 students, mostly from Japan and Taiwan.

Faculty of Education
• Certificate Program in Thai as a Foreign Language: This is a one-academic year program comprising basic, intermediate and advanced courses in Thai language: reading, writing, speaking and listening, Thai culture, geography, and the way of life. Participants are awarded a certificate upon successful completion of the program. This course is particularly popular with students from Australia, Japan, Korea, and the USA.

Faculty of Humanities
• Spring Semester in Thailand (SST): An intensive 16-week course offering the unique opportunity to experience Thai life and understand Thai culture and society from an indigenous perspective. Students experience Thai society from a multidisciplinary perspective including history, sociology, anthropology, languages, politics, economics, education, family and religion. In addition to the theory taught in the classroom, students also live with Thai families, take field trips, and live for a month in a Karen tribal village in the foothills of Chiang Mai.
• Intensive Thai Language Training Program for Diplomats: A 4-month program focusing on Thai language skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, translating and interpreting. The program is offered in collaboration with the Embassy of the United States of America in Thailand, the British Embassy in Thailand, and the Australian Embassy in Thailand.

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