Raffles International College, Bangkok

College Overview

Set up in 2003, Raffles International College, Bangkok, has an area of 1,900 square metres and is located in Bangna. The college, at the heart of downtown Bangkok, uses technology found in the fields of design and business to simulate real international working conditions. Combined with intensive design and business courses, many students at Raffles International College, Bangkok, have graduated to achieve success in their careers. The personalised learning environment at Raffles gives our students opportunities to develop close ties with schoolmates and lecturers for maximum character and professional growth.


Advanced Diploma

Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree

Fashion Design

Fashion Marketing

Graphic Design

Interior Design

Product Design

Multimedia Design




Tourism & Hospitality Management

Entrepreneurship and Small Business Operations

Supply Chain and Logistics Operation

Games Design


Master of Business Administration

Admission Requirements

Advanced diploma programmes (2 years) would require the following:

  • High school graduate certificate (completion of Year 12) or equivalent
  • Grade 10 students from international high schools under Baccalaureate or O level curriculum, as well as students holding IGCSE or GED certificates could also be eligible for admissions (subject to transcript evaluation)

English Requirement

Applicants will be deemed to have satisfied the English Language requirements if they can provide evidence that they meet one of the following criteria:

  • TOEFL – minimum score of 500 (Paper-based) or 59-60 (Internet-based); or
  • IELTS – minimum score of 5.0; or
  • Pass the English Language Test from Raffles International College; or
  • Prior study in schools where English is the medium of instruction; or
  • International equivalent
  • English requirement for Advanced Diploma: IELTS 4.5 for Design programs and IELTS 5.0 for Business programs

Applicants who do not meet the English language requirements are required to enrol in Raffles’ English Language Program (ELP) to improve their linguistic skills. Native English speakers are eligible for admission without submitting evidence of English language proficiency.

Documents Required

The following procedures must be completed at least TWO months before intake date:

  • Completed application form
  • Other documents mentioned in application form
  • Registration and Course Fees to be made upon admission, payable to “RAFFLES DESIGN INTERNATIONAL (THAILAND) LIMITED”
  • Bank transfer slip
  • Photocopy of transcripts and certificates (language and translated into English) (Name, Surname and Middle name must match passport particulars)
  • 12 x passport-sized (4×6 cm) photographs
  • Raffles International College Bangkok will issue a Letter of Acceptance and a Pre-Approval Letter from Thailand’s Ministry of Education
  • Updated Resume if applicant has working experience for more than one (1) year

Student Pass / Visa Approval

Applicant will only be able to apply for a Student Pass/visa after payment of the application fee and first payment upon admission. And applicant will have proceed to the Thailand Embassy in person, with the following documents:

  • Completed Visa Application Form (can be obtained from the Embassy)
  • Original & Photocopy of Passport or travel document with validity not less than six months
  • A Certified Criminal Record Check (from the Criminal Record Bureau or police station)
  • Two 4x6cm full-faced 2 photos, bareheaded, formal-wear photographs taken within the past six months
  • Letter to Thai embassy from Raffles International College, Bangkok and all other school documents
  • Pre-approved letter from Ministry of Education in Thailand
  • School documents of most current education