Communication Design [CommDe] is a new program offered by the Department of Industrial Design, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University. CommDe is an international program focused on the myriad fields of communication, from design to publishing passing through the new media communication, graphic design, illustration and moving images. It is a four-year program and students will be awarded Bachelor of Arts in Communication Design when they graduate.


  1. Application Form Will Be Available Soon Each applicant must submit an application form, in which a personal statement and a letter of recommendation are included.

Certificates of qualifications (high school, English proficiency, and mathematic ability) as stated in section 2, 3, and 4, must also be submitted when the application form is handed in

2. High School Qualifications:

All applicants must have completed high schools, or passed one of the high school equivalent standard tests (GED, ICGSE), or presently are in their final year of high schools (Mathayom 6, grade 12 in the American system or year 13 in the British system).

3. English Proficiency:

All applicants must submit an original certificate of one of the following English test scores:

TOEFL (Paper-Based) with a minimum of 550 or TOEFL (Internet-Based) with a minimum of 79 or IELTS with a minimum of 6.0 or Old SAT (Critical Reading) with a minimum of 400 or New SAT (Evidence-Based Reading and Writing) with a minimum of 450 or CU-AAT (Verbal Section) with a minimum of 400 or CU-TEP (Chulalongkorn University Test of English Proficiency) with a minimum of 80.

4. Mathematic Ability:

All applicant must submit an original certificate of one of the following math test scores:

  • CU-AAT (Math Section) with a minimum 450 or
  • Old SAT (Math) with a minimum of 450 or
  • New SAT (Math) with a minimum of 490 or
  • A-Level (Math) with a minimum B or
  • Australian Tertiary Entrance Examination (Math) with a minimum B or
  • IB (Math) with a minimum of 5 (IB grading system) or
  • NCEA (Mathematic or numeracy) at level 2 or higher with at least total 4 credits and with a minimum of 'Achieved'


5. Testing on the Same Day!

The results of English proficiency and mathematic ability must be tested on the same day in the cases of the following test.

  • Old SAT (Critical Reading) and Old SAT (Math).
  • New SAT (Evidence-based Reading and Writing) and New SAT (Math).
  • CU-AAT (Verbal Section) and CU-AAT (Math Section).

6. Expiring Date of Test Scores:

The scores of tests as in No.3 and No.4 can be used within only 2 years; and this must be within the last day of this application.

7. Digital Portfolio:

All applicants must submit a portfolio, consisting of images of your own creative, design, and/or art works, submitted in the format outlined below: This portfolio must be submitted in a SINGLE PDF file, on a DVD. On this DVD, the applicant’s first name and surname must be written or typed clearly in Roman characters. The PDF file must contain exactly 12 pages. The size of every page on this PDF file is 1280x720 pixels. At the right bottom of each page, include your first name and surname (in Roman characters), set in Helvetica 16 pt only. Failing to comply with the format specified above may result in your portfolio being rejected from this admission procedure.

8. Personal Statement:

This section is your 'opportunity' to communicate with us why you are a suitable candidate for our International Bachelor Degree in Communication Design and why you should be selected for an interview. Your personal statement, which should be written as an essay, will be considered thoroughly, along with other information you submit to us. Make sure your personal statement is your own work. We will subject your application to plagiarism. Do not be tempted to copy another person's application materials, or download your personal statement off the Internet. There could be serious consequences to using other people's work.

10. Application Fee:

฿1,000 fee to be paid via SCB Branches.

Program taught in:
  • English (US)

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