Introduction The Department of Civil Engineering, Kasetsart University, has 38 full-time faculty members. It is well equipped with facilities for coursework studies and conducting research, such as Structural Engineering Laboratory, Material Testing Laboratory, Soil and Rock Mechanics Laboratory and Highway Materials Laboratory.
Since 1998, The Department has established a program offering courses with English as the medium of instruction. It is at present offering a 2-year course leading to the degree of Master ofEngineering (Civil) and a one-year course leading to the Postgraduate Diploma in Engineering (Civil). The Program has established academic cooperation with universities and institutions in the United States, Japan, Australia, and the Philippines. It is aimed to serve the needs for human resources in infrastructures development; not only for Thailand but also the Southeast Asian regional countries and elsewhere. While the program is international in nature, it will also benefit the region and people through research and development pertinent to the regional environment and cultural conditions.
Student Body IPCE has international students from Japan, Laos, Nepal, Bhutan, China, Sri Lanka, Iran and Thailand. Some foreign students are awarded the scholarships from Thailand International Development Cooperation Agency.
Over 80% of its students graduated within 2 years, 95% within 3 years. Over 80% has found work within 3 months of graduation, in both private and public sectors. Of these, 32% join multinational companies. About 25% pursue their Ph.D. study in the US, Australia and Japan.