Master of Science Program in Environmental, Safety Technology and Health (International Program)

Program Structure and Specification
Master of Science Program in Environmental, Safety Technology and Health
(International program)
Students entering in the academic year 2020
(Two-Year Master’s Program)


Program Title: Master of Science Program in Environmental, Safety Technology and Health


Name of Degree
Full name      : Master of Science (Environmental, Safety Technology and Health)
Abbreviation    : M.Sc. (Environmental, Safety Technology and Health)


Responsible Units
School of Public health, Walailak University, Thailand


Program description and outcomes

The M.Sc. Program (Environmental, Safety Technology and Health) is a multidisciplinary program aimed to integrate knowledge from three inter-related aspects (environment, safety, and health) to solve the complex problems on environment, occupational health and safety that consequently relate to the health problem. The knowledge on environmental health and technology, occupational health and safety, biostatistics, epidemiology, social sciences and global health issues are applied in order to answer research questions. The program aims to educate students with cutting edge knowledge and it allows students to grow into the key areas of specialization in environmental health, occupational health, and public health through research, in creating a true impact on a community while discovering which roles are best suited for them. Moreover, the specialized skills required for professional practice, working with specific populations and communities, and solving the emerging environment and health problems will be provided.

This M.Sc. Program is partially funded by Thailand’s Ministry of Foreign Affair and Walailak University under Thailand International Postgraduate Program (TIPP). Qualified students will get scholarship including tuition fees and living expenses.


Students Job Opportunities

After earning the M.Sc. (Environmental, Safety Technology and Health) degree, students will be able to work as public health workers, environmental health technicians, occupational health and safety technicians in the areas of the public health industry, researcher, academic staff.


Admission requirements

  1. In our admission process, we consider each application carefully and open for students from around the world. To be considered for the admission, candidates must fulfill the following requirements:
    1.1 Apply via Ministry of Foreign Affair under Thailand International Postgraduate Program (TIPP): go to and follow the instruction.
    1.2 Direct apply with Walailak University: Complete a graduate application via
  1. The applicant must hold a Bachelor degree in the Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Health Science in the field of Health Science, Environmental Health, Occupational Health and Safety, Public Health, Environmental Science, Environmental Technology, Environmental Engineering, Safety Engineering or other related fields with the least final GPAX of 2.75 or the applicant have at least 5 years of work experience related to program. In case the applicant did not graduate in mentioned fields, the qualification of an applicant will be considered and approved by the committees of the program.
  2. Applicants whose native language is not English must submit scores from the TOEFL, IELTS, or CU-TEP with a score of at least 450 (TOFEL-PBT), 45 (TOEFL-IBT), 4.5 (IELTS), 57 (CU-TEP) or CEFR B1 level.
  3. Applicants are expected to submit a tentative interest research topic and concept paper.
  4. Interviews are required for students who met all requirements above.

For those who would like to apply in a fast track system (1-year program), a full proposal must be submitted. It is recommended that the applicants may consult with their potential supervisor on the possible thesis topic before application.


Academic System

Trimester system:

Semester I:     July to September

Semester II:    October to January

Semester III:    February to May


Credit Assignment

The number of credits assigned to each subject is determined as follows:

Thesis consuming 45 hours per semester is equal to 1 credit hour.


Program Structure for Plan A1 (Research Plan or Thesis Only)

  1. The number of credits required for the program is 45 credits
  2. Curriculum Structure
    The program is set according to the Ministry of Education Announcement titled “Standard Criteria for Graduate Studies 2005”, with specified plan A(2) curriculum.

2.1 Thesis  

ESH61-920 Thesis                                                      45 Credits


2.2 Compulsory Coursers

ESH61-950* Seminar I                                                 2 Credits

ESH61-951* Seminar II                                                 2 Credits

* Non-credit courses

Total                                                                               45 Credit


 Study plan

Student with Master’s Degree plan A1 (Research Plan or Thesis Only)

Year / Semester Courses Credits
1st year /
1st  Semester
ESH61-920 Thesis: Thesis advisor appointment & proposal design 5
1st year /
2nd  Semester
ESH61-920 Thesis: proposal defend 8
1st year /
2nd  Semester
ESH61-950* Seminar in Environmental, Safety Technology and Health Seminar I 2 (0-6-3)
1st year /
3rd  Semester
ESH61-920 Thesis: conducting research 8
1st year /
3rd  Semester
ESH61-951* Seminar in Environmental, Safety Technology and Health Seminar II 2 (0-6-3)
Total 21
2nd year /
1st  Semester
ESH61-920 Thesis: conducting research and manuscript preparation 8
2nd year /
2nd  Semester
ESH61-920 Thesis: Finalizing research and thesis writing, manuscript submission 9
2nd year /
3rd  Semester
ESH61-920 Thesis: Finishing thesis writing and thesis defense examination 7
Total 24


Submission of thesis research proposal

When students successfully pass all the program requirements, they must submit a research proposal with an oral presentation to the committee of the program. If the review committee finds the written proposal unacceptable, it will be returned to the student with comments for revision. If found to be appropriate, the respect to a topic (in environmental, health, and safety technology), format, and technical production, the proposal will then be approved by the school committee. Students are allowed to enroll for a dissertation course with the thesis advisory committee after the approval of the research proposal.


Graduation conditions

  1. Pass all compulsory courses and collect 45 credits of thesis.
  2. Publish a thesis-related manuscript at one full paper proceeding in the peer-reviewed international conference.
  3. Complete oral thesis defense and submit the final thesis to the graduate school.



English is used in teaching and learning, as well as in the assessment processes.


Program Coordinators

  1. Prof. Dr. Warit Jawjit (Program director)
  2. Siriluk Veerasakul
  3. Phisit Pouyfung


Further information:

1.Asst. Prof. Dr.WaritJawjit
Tel: 0-7567-2799, 0-7567-2745

2.Asst.Prof.Dr. Panatda Pibul
E-mail :
Tel : 0-7567-2750