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UNIQUE study abroad in Thailand with a British accredited institution 

 

 WE ARE A BRITISH ACCREDITED COLLEGE OFFERING YOUR STUDY ABROAD IN BUSINESS STUDIES IN THAILAND. 

PROBABLY ONE OF THE BEST STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMS IN BUSINESS STUDIES. DEVELOPED BY BRITISH INSTITUTIONS AND DELIVERED IN THE HEART OF ASIA

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STUDY ABROAD PROGRAM IN THAILAND WITH A BRITISH ACCREDITED COLLEGE. 

 

PRESENTATION

 

The COLBS INSTITUTE STUDY ABROAD Program is designed for international students wishing to stay in Chiangmai, Thailand studying subjects taught in English during one of the following periods:

 

Calendar

 

Spring: 13-14 weeks. (Mid February to End of June)

Fall: 13-14 weeks. (Mid August to End of November/1st week of December)

 

Highlights

 

  • In Fall and Spring semesters students can take between 3-4 courses, depending on the course the contact hours range from 50-75 hours of class time. (15-20 US credits). 

  • Places are limited in 2021 to only 30 students for all courses. 

  • Programmes start in Mid August (Fall semester) and February (Spring semester). 

 

Students can choose subjects from the following fields in Business Administration: Operations Management, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Management Studies, Marketing and Human Resource Management. 

 

Classes are held at the main COLBS INSTITUTE facilities building, 5 min away walking distance from city center. The city of Chiang Mai provides a very enriching international environment.

 

ABE UK Certification

 

On completing the term and after exams, students receive a Colbs Institute of Business Administration and ABE(Ofqual) certificate with official UK credits, ECTS and US equivalences that can be validated for credits at their home university. Please note that this program is not open to Erasmus or other exchange students. The process of obtaining transcripts and certificates takes normally up to 8 weeks.

 

 

ABOUT US

 

​Colbs Institute of Business Administration is a business school internationally recognised in areas as innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership. We pride ourselves on doing things differently and offering quality and excellence in everything we do. We cherish our team and our professors because they open doors for students who, in turn, open doors for society. Our internationally focused education programmes combine academic excellence in business studies with humanistic values that help our students build character. ​We guide each student on their personal journey of discovery. We empower our students to fulfil their visions and achieve their personal and professional dreams. We are fully accredited by ABE (Ofqual awarding body in the UK) to issue official UK college equivalent credits wich are recognized in other european countries as well as the US.

 

The Management team of the program is made by expats from the USA, UK, Netherlands, etc with more than 12 years in Thailand as residents and Thai nationals with extensive experience in study abroad. We are legally incorporated in Thailand and acredited in the UK to offer you THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS in your  experience. With us you are in good hands. 

 

 

ACADEMIC OFFER AND COURSES

 

We offer to students courses two types of courses:

 

1. First type is level 4 courses which in general are offered in year 1 of a Bachelor Degree in any UK university. These courses offer 15 UK credits (7.5 ECTS or 3.75 US credits). Students who choose these courses can enrol in 4 of them completing 15 US credits during a regular semester. These courses require 75 contact hours of class time each.

 

2. Second type of courses belong to levels 5 and 6 (belonging to second and third year of university in the UK). These courses offer 20 UK credits each (10 ECTS or 5 US credits). Courses level 5 (L5) require 70 hours of class each and courses level 6 (L6)  require 50 hours of class each.  

 

LIST OF COURSES

 

CREDITS: 15 UK/ 7.5 ECTS/ 3.75 US CREDITS EACH

 

  • Dynamic Business Environments: 

  • Enterprising Organisations

  • Employability and Self-development

  • Finance for Managers

  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods

  • Project Management

  • Dynamic and Collaborative Teams

 

CALENDAR AND DATES

 

 

  • Fall 2021. First day: August 20, 2021. Last day: November 18th, 2021. 13 weeks program. 
  • Spring 2022. First day: February 21st. Last day: June 10, 2022. 14 weeks program.  

 

ACADEMIC FEES (including accomodation in private condo). 

 

Spring and fall semesters:

 

  • 15 US/30 ECTS/60 UKcredits 7,900.00 USD

 

Includes:

 

  • Tuition fees includes a full load of courses equivalent to 15-20 credits
  • Accomodation in private-shared room, studio or condo.
  • Daily lunch
  • Orientation 
  • Basic Health Insurance package 
  • Field study tours
  • Scheduled cultural activities
  • Textbooks and academic materials
  • ABE Certificates of each unit passed with official UK credits.
  • Emergency contact phone 24h
  • Visa personal advise case per case depending on expected trips in the region. 

 

Admission requirements

 

To apply to the programme students should meet the following requirements:

 

  • Students must be enrolled at a university and must have completed at least 1 semester before applying to this programme.
  • For all students the maximum number of credits is 20 US credits (80 UK credits) per semester. 
  • Students can spend 1, 2 or 3 terms on the programme (Fall + Spring + Summer)
  • The minimum entry requirement is a GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale (or equivalent).

Application documents required

 

  • A scanned copy of your home university Official Academic Transcript with the GPA or equivalent (if applicable).
  • A scanned copy of your valid passport.
  • A digital photo in jpeg format with a maximum weight of 24KB (passport size and type).

* If you are a non-native English speaker, a certificate of English Proficiency (minimum TOEFL 78, IELTS 6, Cambridge Advanced, First Certificate or equivalent).

 

Enrolment Periods

 

Summer 2021: 6 weeks program. (May 14th to June 26, 2021), Enrolment is open from January 1st to April 15th, 2021 

Fall Term 2021 (August to November): Enrolment is open from March 1st to June 20th 2021

Spring term 2022: (Mid February to Mid June): Enrolment is open from September 1st until December 15th 2021

 

 

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