Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong
Siam University has carried on our missions to respond to the need of the country by providing quality education and research as well as produce graduates with academic excellence, high professional skills and sound ethical principles. The vision of Thailand 20 Years National Strategy (2018 – 2037) indicated that we will become “a developed country with security, prosperity and sustainability in accordance with the Sufficiency Economy Philosophy” with the ultimate goal being all Thai people’s happiness and well-being. To achieve this goal, six key strategies were announced; namely (1) national security; (2) national competitiveness enhancement; (3) human capital development and strengthening; (4) social cohesion and just society; (5) eco-friendly development and growth; and (6) public sector rebalancing and development.
The 2022 survey showed that among 2,114 courses offered, most of the courses (1,385) were complied with National Strategy 2 national competitiveness enhancement. It was followed by National Strategy 3 human capital development and strengthening (1,222); National Strategy 4 social cohesion and just society (523); National Strategy 5 eco-friendly development and growth (296); National Strategy 1 national security (267); and National Strategy 6 public sector rebalancing and development (180), respectively.
At present, Siam University offers 46 degree programs at undergraduate and graduate levels as follows.
|1||Doctor of Pharmacy Program in Pharmaceutical Care||24||Bachelor of Engineering Program in Mechanical Engineering|
|2||Bachelor of Nursing Science Program||25||Bachelor of Engineering Program in Civil Engineering|
|3||Doctor of Medicine Program||26||Bachelor of Engineering Program in Electrical Engineering|
|4||Bachelor of Communication Arts Program||27||Bachelor of Engineering Program in Computer Engineering|
|5||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Digital Business||28||Bachelor of Engineering Program in Automotive Engineering|
|6||Bachelor of Science Program in Animation and Creative Media||29||Bachelor of Engineering Program in Industrial Engineering|
|7||Bachelor of Science Program in Information Technology||30||Bachelor of Industrial Technology Program in Printing Engineering (Continuing Program)|
|8||Bachelor of Science Program in Digital Marketing||31||Bachelor of Industrial Program in Automotive Technology (Continuing Program)|
|9||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Hotel and Tourism Management (International Program)||32||Bachelor of Industrial Technology Program in Mechanical Engineering (Continuing Program)|
|10||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Business||33||Bachelor of Industrial Technology Program in Electrical Engineering (Continuing Program)|
|11||Bachelor of Laws Program||34||Bachelor of Science Program in Digital Technology and Innovation|
|12||Doctoral Program in Marketing||35||Doctor of Philosophy Program in Management|
|13||Master of Business Administration||36||Doctor of Philosophy Program in Educational Administration Innovation|
|14||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Finance and Investment||37||Master of Arts Program in Peace Studies and Diplomacy (International Program)|
|15||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in General Management and Entrepreneurship||38||Master of Education Program in Leadership and Innovation in Educational Administration|
|16||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in International Business Management||39||Bachelor of Arts Program in Tourism and Hospitality Industry|
|17||Bachelor of Business Administration Program in Marketing||40||Bachelor of Arts Program in Japanese for Communication|
|18||Bachelor of Accountancy Program||41||Bachelor of Arts Program in English Business Communication|
|19||Bachelor of Science Program in Food Industry Technology||42||Bachelor of Fine and Applied Arts Program in Music and Performing Arts|
|20||Bachelor of Science Program in Computer Science||43||Bachelor of Science Program in Occupational Health and Safety|
|21||Doctor of Philosophy Program in Information Technology||44||Doctor of Political Science Program in Government|
|22||Master of Science Program in Information Technology||45||Master of Political Science Program in Government|
|23||Master of Engineering Program in Engineering Management||46||Bachelor of Political Science Program in Government|
Lifelong Learning for All
In order to meet the needs for reskill and upskill of the public. Siam University now offers non-degree programs in “Design and Implementation of a Connected Farm for Smart Farming System”, “Data Analytics in the Digital Industry”, “Innovative Food Products and Digital Marketing”, “Digital Transformation with Data-Driven Process Improvement”, “Digital Industrial Process Data Analysis”, “Elderly Entrepreneurship in the Digital Era” “Digital Innovation Development for Health and Wellness Business in a Smart City”. The programs have received a large number of applicants and we wish that these programs will be beneficial to both individual and the country.
Learning Events for the Public
Siam University is committed to provide lifelong learning both within and beyond our campus. We also held local, national and international conference and workshop for capacity building such as the ‘INCREASE’ Workshop under European Union and ASEAN cooperation to improve quality of participatory teaching by using various innovative digital tools. The workshop was organized with the ERASMUS+ project “INCREASE” ~ INnovative Capacity building by participative and REflective teacher training for Academia, Society and Enterprise. Furthermore, it should be noted that the University has participated in the MHESI’s U-School Mentoring Project for some time. This project involves higher education to assist teachers in their local schools at basic education level with the hope to improve their quality of education. Many activities were undertaken such as the event organized by Faculty of Communication Arts to train the teachers for better teaching the 8 Learning Strands in the National Core Curriculum. The “Creation a Parallel Learning Based for Learning New Normal (Onsite and Online) Model for Elementary School” workshop took place at Udomrunsri School, Nong Kaem, Bangkok on September 10, 2022. (see: https://sites.google.com/view/edustation2565)
|“Creation a Parallel Learning Based for Learning New Normal (Onsite and Online) Model for Elementary School”|
|ERASMUS+ project ”INCREASE” Training|
Lifelong Learning Facilities
Section 39.8 of the 2021 Siam University Code of Ethics states that lifelong learning is valued. Our main library is opened for all to study and checkout our large collection of books and learning materials or use small study rooms and co-working spaces for group work on weekdays and Saturday. Access through website, Fanpage, and Twitter is also available. In addition, two types of e-books from EBSCO's databases, e-Books Academic Collection and e-Books Clinical Collection, are available for all (visit e-library.siam.edu (@siamulib) | Twitter). Another library opened to public, the Maruey Library which was named after Dr. Maruey Phadungsit former Deputy Minister of Finance and CEO of the Stock Exchange of Thailand, provides learning resources mainly in business and finance. The two libraries also organize series of interesting lectures and training all year round.