Master of Science

Applied Polymer and Textile Technology

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YearS Full-time


  • Accept Bachelor’s degree graduates of related fields
  • 2-year study program
  • Focuses on innovation in applied polymer and textile technology
  • Preparation given to become researchers and technical staff in the materials/chemical research and education institutes, and industries
  • Double Master Degree Program available with the Department of Materials Science and Technology, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan



Department of Materials Science
Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 5544
+66 2256 4478 ext. 127, 133


Our program provides core sets of materials science concepts and principles, promoting the students’ creativity and innovative thinking, which can be further applied to create new products, and solve industrial and environmental problems.  Our graduate research deals with scientific and engineering aspects of the structural properties, processing techniques and applications of materials.   For more and updated information, please visit

WHY this program
at Chula


Innovation and Technology

Students will learn about the latest updates in Applied Polymer and Textile Technology.  The research in the program is conducted by faculty members, specialized in the area, and the department emphasizes research collaborations among institutions and industries, both domestic and international.  The research on polymers and textiles covers a broad range of polymeric materials, such as plastic engineering, composite materials, biodegradable materials, energy conversion and storage, technical textiles, functional textiles, green textile products and processes, and rubber and coatings.


International Experience and Double Degree Program

The program provides opportunities for international research collaborations and student/staff exchange with several partner universities, such as Nagaoka University of Technology, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Nagoya University, and Kansai University.  The program also offers a double degree with the Department of Materials Science and Technology, Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan.  Upon completion of the requirements, student can earn a Master of Science degree from Chulalongkorn University and a Master of Engineering degree from Nagaoka University of Technology.

Career Opportunities

After graduation, students will receive a Master of Science degree, earning the opportunity to work with prestigious/start-up companies, become an entrepreneur in the fields of materials/polymer/ceramic/construction materials/petrochemical industries, or become researchers in both domestic and international private/education/government


Duration of Study
2 years
Application Period
February – May 2022
Total Expected Intake
20 students/program

Admission Requirements for Academic Year 2022

The applicant must have:

  1. A Bachelor of Science degree (B.Sc.) in Materials Science, Chemical Technology, Chemistry, or Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) in Chemical Engineering, or related fields.
  2. An acceptable English test score (TOEFL or IELTS or CU-TEP). The minimum English scores for admission without condition to the program are 45 (CU-TEP), 4 (IELTS) and 450 (TOEFL PBT).  However, students with scores that are close to the minimum may be admitted with condition and required to pass the English language coursework(s) before graduation. 
  3. Approval of the Program Administrative Committee for applicant to join the program.

The following table provides information about the English scores required, admission without condition, admission with condition, and the specifics on additional English coursework required:

Paper-based/ ITP
1) Admission without condition
≥ 45
≥ 4.0
≥ 450
≥ 133
≥ 45
2) Admitted students are required to take one English language coursework
(Elective coursework requirement:
5500504 English Pronunciation and Conversation
5500505 Academic English Grammar
5500506 Academic English Vocabulary
5500510 Skills in English for Graduates).
Students must pass the English language coursework before graduation or re-submit an English test score that meets the minimum required score (CU-TEP 45, IELTS 4.0, TOEFL PBT/ITP 450, TOEFL CBT 133, TOEFL iBT 45) before graduation.
3) Admitted students are required to take two English language coursework.
(5500503 Preparatory English for Graduate Students and an additional elective coursework requirement:
5500504 English Pronunciation and Conversation
5500505 Academic English Grammar
5500506 Academic English Vocabulary
5500510 Skills in English for Graduates).
The students must pass the English language coursework before graduation or re-submit an English test score that meets the minimum required score (CU-TEP 45, IELTS 4.0, TOEFL PBT/ITP 450, TOEFL CBT 133, TOEFL iBT 45) before graduation).
4) Not qualified for admission
< 30
< 3.0
< 400
< 97
< 32

*** English scores expired 2 years after the test date. The submitted scores must be valid until the date of final decision announcement.


  1. The online application is available on the Graduate School website ( Please visit the website for more information on how to apply to the program and follow the guidelines of the Graduate School.
  2. The application fee is 500 Thai Baht.  Payment of the application fee is a part of the application completion.  All international applicants receive an applicant fee waiver.

The following application materials are required and must be submitted online.

  • The application form
  • A photo (not more than 6 months old)
  • A copy of the applicant’s national ID card (for Thai students) or a copy of the applicant’s passport (for international students)
  • A copy of the official transcript of the previous degree incurred
  • A copy of the English test score (CU-TEP, TOEFL or IELTS)


  1. For applicants who earned a diploma or an associate degree, followed by a two-year bachelor’s degree program, transcripts from both academic levels will be required for the application.
  2. Applicants who do not have a valid English score can submit an online application.  However, the applicant must submit an English score to the program coordinator by May 25th,2022 for the application to be complete. 
  3. Applicants still studying in the final semester of their bachelor’s degree can apply to the program.  However, the applicant must submit an evidence of graduation that meets the program requirement before the first day of new student enrollment.
  4. Scholarships for international students are available for qualified candidates.

Admission Schedule

Submit an application
1st round: February 1st – March 31st, 2022
2nd round: April 1st – May 20th, 2022
Announcement of candidates for interview
May 22nd, 2022
May 25th, 2022 (1 PM – 4 PM)
* Due to the covid-19 situation, the interview may be rescheduled. Please visit for updates.
Final decision announcement
May 27th, 2022 (
For more information, please contact Applied Polymer and Textile Technology: Assist. Dr. Prasit Pattananuwat ( or visit the Department’s website: (


(subject to change for each year)

For academic year 2021:
Thai Student
Non – Thai Student
Regular Semester
Tuition Fee


Department of Materials Science

Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

Room 314 Materials Science Building

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

+66 2218 5544
+66 2256 4478 ext. 127, 133

Email (Rojana Pornprasertsuk)

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