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

Special Study

Special Study is an elective subject for both master and doctoral programs. There are three types of Special Study as follows :

JEE603 Special Study I is for students who are required to attend a specific lectured subject prescribed by the thesis supervisor. This subject may be offered in English or in Thai in any one of the collaborating universities, or in any other institutions approved by JGSEE.

JEE604 Special Study II is for students who are required to make a study on a prescribed subject related to thesis topic, under supervision of the thesis supervisor. The study may involve: a situation review, data collection and data analysis as well as a critical survey in certain topics, in order to provide clarity for the thesis framework.

JEE605 Special Study III is for students who are required to make an analysis or conduct experiments on certain approved task, under supervision of the thesis supervisor. The objective is to upgrade the student’s analytical or experimental skills in order to facilitate the thesis undertaking. Each project should be completed within one semester.


To complete the study, the student is required to make a report on the results of his/ her investigation, and attend an oral examination prescribed by the School. An examination committee set up by the School will appraise the student’s performance, which will be based on study rationale, objectives, methodology and results. The oral examinations may also be attended by other interested persons.


a. A special study topic form should be completed and submitted to the Academic Services for approval within the fourth week following the commencement of semester. The student needs to contact his/her special study advisor for assistance in filling the form.

b. After completing the study, three copies of the report are required for distribution to the examination committee. The student is required to fill in the request of examination form to notify the intention to take the examination no later than two weeks prior to the examination date.

c. In case correction of the report is needed, it must be completed within one month and be submitted to the supervisor for final approval.