School of Fine and Applied Arts Communication Design
Embark on an immersive voyage into the realm of artistic expression and design excellence through Bangkok University's School of Communication Arts. In our diverse specialized programs under Visual Communication Design, students master various design disciplines across media platforms. From laying the foundations of design principles to crafting captivating graphic packaging, refining typography, capturing the essence of photography, infusing life into motion graphics, and fostering impactful branding strategies, our curriculum empowers students to create impactful brand identities.Our program also collaborates with partners on projects aimed at developing students' works for public exposure by teaming up with renowned establishments. Furthermore, we emphasize skill enhancement, enabling students to create artistic works on digital platforms, thus having the potential to generate income while studying.An exciting array of professions in this industry awaits, spanning roles like graphic designers, art directors, brand identity designers, and even specialized positions such as interactive media designers, motion graphic designers, visual effect designers, animators and typography designers!Join us and excel as a proficient artist and adept communicator, molding impactful narratives through purposeful designs tailored to your chosen audience. 
School of Fine and Applied Arts Fashion Design
Fashion is more than just clothing trends, it is also a reflection of individuality and an expression of peoples' and organizations' lifestyles, values and identity.The Fashion Design program immerses students in an all-encompassing curriculum that delves deep into the realm of haute couture. From the finesse of fashion illustration and the intricacies of pattern cutting to the meticulous dance of design planning and the artistry of professional execution, our program weaves a tapestry of sartorial expertise. Elective courses, tailored to individual flair and passion, allow students to carve their own fashion narrative. Within this pioneering studio, a constellation of captivating courses awaits, guided by respected members of the fashion industry, who bestow their experience, ushering students to forge distinct and individual designs. The Fashion Design program flourishes through collaborations with the leading Thai and international fashion houses, intertwining students with projects and experiential odysseys that resonate with the pulse of the industry. The journey undergoes a transformation into a catwalk of practicality as students embrace internships, where they confront authentic challenges, guiding them toward a brilliant future in the realm of high fashion.Within the Fashion Design program, the educational experience is segmented into two learning streams tailored to meet the individual requirements of students:The first stream focuses on nurturing students to become creative designers, such as fashion designers, accessories designers, textiles designers, and pattern makers. Students in this track primarily pursue a career in fashion design, showing interest in the design process and garment construction to create fashion pieces. The second stream focuses on equipping students to work in the fashion industry with a primary focus on content creation. Careers in this group include digital content creators, stylists, makeup artists, and fashion journalists. Students in this stream have a strong interest in fashion, using it as a foundation to create content and work in fields related to fashion. They do not necessarily need to learn design, garment construction, or creative skills, but they emphasize the presentation aspects and content creation related to fashion.Upon graduation, students will have various career options beyond becoming fashion designers. They can pursue professions in the fashion industry, such as fashion brand founder, fabric designer, fashion stylist, makeup & hair artist, or work with different organizations as fashion marketers, fashion merchandisers, and fashion show organizers. In essence, they are fully prepared to thrive in any facet of the fashion industry. 
School of Fine and Applied Arts Art and Design
Are you captivated by the world of art? Do you find joy in the strokes of a pencil, the dance of colors, the magic of creation? Ever dreamed of becoming an artist, breathing life into your visions? Or perhaps, your heart races at the thought of shaping tomorrow's aesthetics as a designer? But then, a question echoes: What path should you tread?Because art is more than just the creation of visual marvels; it's an expedition into crafting experiences that amplify perception. The Art and Design program serves as a crucible for creativity, empowering students to sculpt imaginative solutions that resonate with target audiences. This dynamic curriculum is a mosaic, melding the realms of artistry, technology finesse, and entrepreneurial savvy. As apprentices of ingenuity, students master the art of assessing and appraising creative endeavors, seamlessly weaving the threads of technology into their tapestry of design. Within these academic horizons, diverse realms of artistic exploration await, ushering students toward an array of career paths, each guided by the luminary expertise of acclaimed artisans and innovators. Furthermore, students can venture into a realm of interdisciplinary enlightenment, handpicking courses that extend the boundaries of their creative prowess and nurturing skills primed for the demands of the present and future vocational landscapes.Our programs are divided into 5 courses catering to diverse and comprehensive design needs, aligning with the demands of the job market. This allows students to choose and specialize in areas of their interest, delving deeper and preparing them for future career opportunities.1. The group of courses in Animation, Character, and Illustration Design: Learn character design, illustration design, and use creative technologies to produce artwork. Acquire marketing skills to professionally present your creations. Perfect for students who are interested in character design, cartoon animation, and illustration to further pursue careers in various fields such as games, advertising, films, or toys.2. Contemporary Art : This group of courses aims to create artists dedicated to contemporary art, striving to gain recognition both nationally and internationally. Suitable for those who aspire to become artists, work on their own artistic expressions, and have an interest in exploring the world of contemporary art.3. Product, Service, and Experience Design: Emphasizing skills in design analysis through comprehensive teaching methods, designing methodologies, and creating experiential designs. It also prioritizes the significance of technology to keep up with the current world, enabling the development of products that can become real businesses. This group of courses is suitable for those who enjoy designing from small-scale products to grand and impressive works, have an eye for beautifully designed packaging, and wish to be involved in designing experiences for people.4. Interdisciplinary Design: Studying across disciplines in a holistic approach, emphasizing diverse abilities and expertise covering fields such as character design, photography, or graphic design. It caters to new and emerging professions, allowing students to choose courses based on their interests, with close guidance and career path advice from dedicated instructors.5. Photography Technology and Business Creation: Suitable for those who have a passion for photography, whether in commercial or artistic aspects, as well as individuals interested in opening a photography studio or pursuing photography-related businessesStep into an enchanting realm of arts and design careers, bursting with endless prospects. Whether your dreams encompass illustration, character design, storyboard artistry, comic creation, game concept, animation, or toy crafting, the Arts and Design program becomes your canvas for shaping the masterpiece of your future.   
FAQs

You can apply to Bangkok University through two convenient channels:

  1. Onsite Apply: Visit the Bangkok University Main Campus and complete the application process in person. Receive your student ID card on the same day!
  2. Online Apply: Start your journey at www.admissiononline.bu.ac.th and apply at your own pace.

For Thai Programs

After successfully applying and completing the registration, you can start classes in June This registration is for the 1/1 semester, consisting of approximately 2-3 courses.

Registration for payment of the 1/2 semester fee will take place in August, covering an additional 4 courses.

If you apply for admission between May and July, classes will commence in August, and you will study and pay for the entire semester, consisting of 6-7 courses.

Following that, for the 2nd semester (starting in January), the semester fee will be based on the registration process.

1. Copy of house registration - 1 copy

2. Copy of ID card - 1 copy

3. Copy of educational documents - 1 copy

Travel Information

  • Bus Routes: 34, 39, 59, 95ก., ปอ.510, ปอ.520, ปอ.29, ปอ.39, รถ บขส. (Northern and Northeastern routes)
  • Get off at Chatuchak Station and transfer to a minivan at the parking lot opposite Chatuchak.
  • BUS Route: ต.85 (Victory Monument - Bangkok University - Rangsit)

Online Application

  • Fill out the application form online. click
  • Use GPAX for 4 or 5 terms to apply directly and check the selection results immediately.

    Once accepted, you can pay tuition and register for the university online.
    Payment Methods:
    - Credit card (no fee)
    - Internet banking

Documents for New Student Registration

  • Copy of Household Registration
  • Copy of ID Card
  • Copy of Educational Certificate
  • Payment Receipt (if applicable)

Dress in student attire and you can also get your student ID card on the same day.

If not convenient, you can dress formally, and the university provides photo editing services.

Apply now with 4 semesters of GPAX
No Portfolio, No Interview Required.

Preparatory English Course – An Intensive English Language Program designed to enhance English language skills and prepare for enrollment in international programs. More details at https://www.bu.ac.th/th/short-courses/1

Love meetings, crushing deadlines with friends, or just need a quiet corner to conquer your studies? 

BU's Co-Working Space has you covered! This versatile space is your launchpad for productivity, whether you're grinding through assignments, conquering self-study, or attending online classes. Need a meeting room for your big project? 

We've got you covered with options for over 30 people, all reservable with just your student ID! Plus, support spaces throughout campus like the Common Lounge, Imagine Lounge, International Center, SAC Building, and Surat Osathanugrah Library offer even more options to find your perfect study vibe.

Invite your friends to unwind with post-study activities! BU provides sports facilities for students to relax, meet new friends from different faculties, and borrow sports equipment with just a student ID. Choose from various sports like basketball, badminton, volleyball, petanque, table tennis, and soccer!

  • Sports fields at the back of Cafeteria 1-2 
  • Suree Buranathanit Sports Center
  • Soccer field 
  • Tennis court