The Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment (JGSEE)
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

Prospective Students

An important mission of JGSEE is to provide high quality graduate education to meet societal needs for the development and deployment of efficient, economical and sustainable energy services while protecting the environment.
JOIN US today as JGSEE offers through its international programs, a unique opportunity to contribute to the sustainable development of bioeconomy and smart city and help the industry and government solve energy security and climate change challenges.


JGSEE offers the following international graduate programs:

The normal duration of a Master program is 2 years and that of a PhD program is 3 years from Master level. All students are required to enroll for their first semester of study at JGSEE on KMUTT campus, while the remaining semesters may be spent at any one of the partner institutions (consortium).  In the latter case, the students may have their credits earned at JGSEE transferred to a corresponding program at the partner institution.


The Objectives

To educate advanced level engineers and scientists equipped with a mix of fundamental knowledge in energy and environmental technology as well as management, analytical skills and communication skills in English, and a professional orientation.

To nurture future energy and environmental engineers and scientists with a sound appreciation of the potential impacts on the environment due to energy production and use.

To contribute to the body of knowledge and solutions of challenging energy related environmental problems in industry or at governmental level.

Career Opportunities after Graduation

(1)    Scientist/Researcher in Energy and Environment

(2)    Specialist in Energy and Environment

(3)    Analyst and policy planner in Energy policy & Environmental policy

(4)    Lecturer

(5)    Consultant in environment and energy & environment

(6)    Database administrator in environment, and environment & energy

(7)    Project cooperator/consultant in Energy and Environment

(8)    Government and public specialists as follows

  • Analytical and policy planner in energy and environment, and climate change
  • Management in environment and energy in industrial sector
  • Energy production from waste and fuel and energy
  • Environmental system in intensive energy usage industry, especially cement, ceramic, iron, steel, petrochemical, pulp and paper industries, etc.
  • Design engineering operation in various power plants
  • Production, processing, and distribution of fuel and energy
  • Production process system and energy system in energy intensive industries i.e. cement industry, ceramic, iron and steel, petrochemical, pulp and paper industry, etc.
  • Development of renewable energy resources

Eligibility to apply

To be eligible for the Joint Graduate School Energy and Environment, you must comply with the following requirements:

Master applicants

MSc program: applicants must hold a first degree in engineering, science, economics, technology, agriculture or related fields,

MEng program: applicants must hold a first degree in engineering with a minimum GPA of 2.50, or be ranked in the top 25% of the class. Applicants with other qualifications may be admitted on a case-by-case basis based on approval from the JGSEE’s Executive Committee.

PhD applicants

Applicants must hold a first degree in science, engineering, or technology with a GPA of at least 3.25 out of 4.00. Other applicants may be admitted on a case-by-case basis based on approval from the JGSEE’s interview committee.


School fee 40,000 baht/semester
Tuition fee 4,000 baht/credit

Financial Support

Research fund

One of the aims of JGSEE is to produce high quality research work. To this end, funds are made available to all students as thesis expenses starting from the first semester that the students enroll for their thesis study. The maximum amount of funding for each program is set below:

MEng/MSc:        135,000 baht

PhD:                   290,000 baht


A number of scholarships are also available for students with appropriate qualifications. A Scholarship that includes monthly stipend and tuition/school fees may be awarded to a student who has a prominent academic record and show high potential for accomplishment. Partial scholarships are also available for those who have very good academic records. This latter type of scholarship may include the support for all the fees, or either school fee or tuition fee. The scholarship recipients are select by a panel on the basis of academic records and financial need.  A scholarship recipient’s academic progress is reviewed at the end of each semester to determine the recipient’s eligibility for continued support.

Type of scholarships:

  1. Full scholarship that covers school fees, tuition fees and living allowance (Master 10,000 baht/month, PhD 13,000 baht/month.
  2. Scholarship that covers school fees and tuition fees.
  3. Scholarship that covers school fees only.
  4. Scholarship that covers part of tuition fees or school fees.