School of Liberal Arts (Doctor’s Degree)

PhD in Art Performance and Digital Arts Communication

This program is designed for professionals who wish to pursue rigorous interdisciplinary study and research. The degree is designed to facilitate students to conduct research in the areas of art performance and digital arts communication with the goal to discover innovative process or product that can be monetized commercially, and disseminate the result in the international journals. The doctoral students graduated in this program would have a career that can contribute to the development of art creation for a better future of living harmoniously with world society.

Career Path
  • Professional in the Broadcast Industry
  • Corporate Communication Officer
  • Entrepreneur or Consultant in the Media, Information and Communication
  • Advanced Academician and Researcher
  • Executive in the Broadcasting and Media Industry

Leading Faculty

Dr. Fuangfa Amponstir

Dean of School of Liberal Arts

Education Background
Phd. ,Shinawatra University
MBA ,Charles Sturt University, Australia
MA (Communication), Thumasart University
BA, Chulalongkorn University

Dean Message
Welcome to the School of Liberal Arts at Shinawatra University

The School of Liberal Arts has been offering programs and courses for several years. We have realized the fast pace changes resulted from the advanced technology – then the world becomes one village.

Our programs therefore focus on communication of various types, in particular, Art Performance and Digital Arts. Both programs have gained more and more popularity among the new generations, as these program are gates to the world of both actuality and imagination. With the concept of everyone is unique, we hence encourage those who study with us show their own competencies.

Mr. Dai Chao

Program Director, School of Liberal Arts

Education Background
B.Sc. Peking University
M.Sc. University of Manitoba, Canada

Dr. Yang Heping

Visiting Professor of Shinawatra University
Distinguished Professor of Music
Zhejiang Normal University
Postdoctoral Cooperative Tutor
Nanjing Normal University

Lieutenant Commander Dr.Wuttipong Pongsuwan

Lieutenant Commander Dr.Wuttipong graduated Bachelor Engineering from the Royal Thai Naval Academy and received a Master of Science in Computer Science from Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, USA. He earned a Ph.D. in Computer Science and Information Technology from Asian Institute of Technology.

Lieutenant Commander Dr.Wuttipong was the Deputy Director of Software Industry Promotion Agency, a Commissioner at National Research Council of Thailand, Dean of Graduate Studies at Assumption University, University Council Committee at Webster University, University Council Committee at Northern University, Information Technology Development Commissioner, Executive Committee at NECTEC, Advisor to Computer Section at Thai Military Bank and etc.

He is currently the Director of the Ph.D. Media Information and Communication Program. His research interests include multimedia and interactive systems, social media analytics, man-machine interaction. He is also the inventor of the Desktop Studio for broadcasting, and MOOC content creation.

Dr. Palphol  Rodloytuk

Expert in International Communication and Liberal Arts fields of study as well as in designing and managing university courses and curricular with more than 25 years of experience in academic and professional spheres

Assoc. Prof. Dr.Kantatip Singhaneti

Assoc. Prof. Dr.Kantatip earned an honours degree upon graduating from the Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University Thailand. She won a Fulbright scholarship (open competition) to pursue her master’s degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language at Michigan State University, U.S., and received a P.E.O scholarship for her doctoral degree at the same specialization at the University of Texas, Austin.

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Kantatip has been working with Chulalongkorn University in the Faculty of Arts and Language Institute, in Sasin Graduate Institute of Business Administration of Chulalongkorn University respectively before joining Shinawatra University as the Program Director of Master’s Degree in Teaching English as an International Language. She is keen in research and has published over 70 international papers with a few books on English teaching practice.

Dr. Zheng Maoping

Visiting Professor of Shinawatra University
Executive Council Member of Chinese Society of music Education

Professor Cai Ren

Visiting professor of Shinawatra University
Dean of Music School
Guangxi Normal University
Ph.d Tutor

Study Courses

  • Art Performance Analysis
  • Seminar in Special Topic I
  • Seminar in Special Topic II
  • Performing Arts and Philosophy in the Digital Media Context
  • Independence Study
  • Thai Wisdom for Art Performance Communication
  • Art Performance Design for Communication
  • Research Methodology in Art Performance Communication

Qualification for Admission

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • A cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or its equivalent
  • Good command of English
  • Computer literacy

Entry Requirements

  • A completed application form
  • Official transcript notarized certificate of the previous university attended
  • Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree notarized certificates
  • Passport (1 copies)
  • Four (2-inch size) photographs (formal attire)

Application timeline

  • Application deadline: March 31, 2019
  • Interview Entrance examination: April 20-25, 2019
  • Instruction begins: June 2019


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