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NU - Newcastle University joint-degree international MA and PhD programs, the first transnational programs in Thailand, Gearing towards sustainable development goals
January 04, 2018 | by yodwadee | Views 1080


         “Naresuan University Launching a New, Transnational Innovative Social and Sustainable Development Program in Cooperation with Newcastle University, UK.”


          As a research-based university, Naresuan University integrates the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) with national strategy, Thailand 4.0. The university significantly addresses new and innovative joint-degree international MA and PhD programs in Social and Sustainable Development with the postgraduate certificate in research training, Newcastle University, United Kingdom.

          Naresuan University’s representatives from the Faculty of Social Sciences participated in the November 2017 UK - Thailand Transnational Education Forum as part of the “Transnational Education (TNE) Development Project Year 2 : Gearing towards Thailand 4.0 and Sustainable Development ” at the University of Westminster, London.

          After competitive application, the Naresuan University’s Faculty of Social Sciences was awarded a Partnership Development Grant from the British Council.The grant supports academic workshops for new academic programs in collaboration with the Doctoral Research Centre, Newcastle University. These innovative programs offer high quality research networks in Social and Sustainable Development, and Social Enterprise by using a new ‘blended method’ introduced by Newcastle University.

          Naresuan MA and PhD programs are among the first transnational programs in Thailand to integrate the transformative learning method with “blended technique”. By this, the program is able to enlarge learning expected outcomes based on a thorough and wide ranging and training in all aspects of sustainable development.  The program will be ready for the first group of talented students in 2019.

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