Certificate in Foundational Linguistics

The certificate courses generally start mid-May and meet until the last Friday of July. The classes are five days a week, meeting in the mornings. For 2023, classes will start on May 22 and finish on July 28.

The Linguistics Department offers certificate courses in Articulatory Phonetics, Grammar, and Introductory Linguistics. These courses are designed to give participants the foundational tools in linguistic analysis. For participants wishing to enroll in the M.A. program in Linguistics at Payap University, the courses meet the prerequisite requirement.


  • Articulatory Phonetics. Introductory level study of human speech sounds, including recognition, production, and transcription using the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA).
  • Introductory Linguistics. Introductory level study of the basic concepts and subfields related to the study of language.
  • Grammar. Introductory level study of basic linguistic analysis of the structure of words and sentences in various languages.

Application Form and Fee

Email a completed application along with a copy of your passport face page to the address on the application. The fee is 7,500 THB (2,500 THB per course) which covers tuition and in-class materials. Please apply by February 10, 2023.
For payment information or any questions, please fill out the form on our Contact page.

Office hours:
Mon-Fri 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

+66 (0)53 851 478, ext. 7210

Mailing Address:
Linguistics Department
International College Payap University
Chiang Mai 50000