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Department of the Languages and Cultures of South East Asia

Extended Essay in Thai Studies (A)

Course Code:
Unit value:
Year of study:
Year 3 of 3 or Year 4 of 4
Taught in:
Term 1


Thai language 2 (New) or equivalent 

Objectives and learning outcomes of the course

At the end of a course, a student should be able to demonstrate the ability to carry out research using Thai language materials and provide an orderly synthesis of their findings.


Normally 5 hours of supervision throughout the term in keeping with extended essay supervision contact hours throughout the School

Scope and syllabus

The course involves writing a 5,000 word essay in English on an approved topic in Thai Studies. It provides an opportunity for independent study or research separate from the ISP. The essay will be supervised by a named teacher.

Method of assessment

One essay of 5,000 words (100%).

This is a term 1 course; therefore you should aim to submit your assignment by day 1 of term 2. The final deadline, after which you will be penalised for late submission, is Friday week 1, term 3.