Entertainment Innovation Center (EIC)

Entertainment Innovation Center is Where Creativity Meets Innovation

A place for future leaders in technology and creative innovation! EIC is the home to a premiere professional graduate program for interactive entertainment as it's applied across a variety of fields

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Our strength is in the breadth of our focus, with an interest in entertainment technologies across the board.

We explore games, animation, themed entertainment, museums, Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality, mobile, robotics, interactive/live performances, and more. And we’re interested in how all of these could be used in a variety of fields, like education/learning, health/medical, civic engagement, retail/marketing, architecture, and of course, entertainment.

This wide range serves as the foundation from which our student team projects tackle various design and development challenges.

EIC is under CMKL University. By applying Carnegie Mellon’s globally acclaimed research and education programs within a regional context, CMKL tackles challenges that will drive future development of Thailand and the ASEAN community.

M.s. in Technology and creative innovation (MSTCI) DEGREE OFFERED

M.S. in Technology and Creative Innovation (MSTCI)

EIC offers an M.S. in Technology and Creative Innovation (MSTCI), bringing together the brightest scholars and professionals from the fields of arts/design, engineering/technology, and business/management in order to build forward-thinking interdisciplinary teams that inspire innovation and move industries forward.

Our goal is to have student teams work together to create prototypes and working proofs of concept — this includes but not limited to shows, exhibitions, products, artifacts that entertain, inform, and inspire. Creative development takes communication and collaboration across disciplines, so our curriculum is constructed to help support this process.
Currently, we are open for admission every Fall, Spring, and Summer. Please check our application page for the most updated admission deadlines for each semester. Admission deadlines and requirements may differ from time to time as they are constantly updated to accommodate the Covid-19 situation in Thailand. Check out our Scholarships page for available new scholarships as they become available for students with different background!
deadline FOR FALL 2021 SEMESTER
Aug 13, 2021
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Profession
Diversity
Strengthen your work connections, exchange novel ideas, and join communities of passionate innovators and leaders from different industries throughout the program. Here is the best place for creativity where students and professionals with various backgrounds, ages, and careers – from creative entrepreneurs, violinists, theatre artists, MCs, Directors, etc. – are thriving.

MSTCI Curriculum

A Four-semester Professional Graduate Program

Our curriculum has you doing everything from improvisational acting to building virtual worlds. Along the way, you’ll learn to collaborate, problem-solve, communicate and lead.

Semester 1

All EIC students take the following 4 core courses:
- Fundamentals of the EIC (9 units)
- Improvisational Acting (9 units)
- Visual Storytelling (12 units)
- Building Virtual Worlds (24 units)

Semester 2-4

From the second to fourth semester, students take 1-2 electives (6-12 units) per semester and work on Interdisciplinary Projects (36 units.) Students can also apply for a semester of Academic Co-op with a company.

For more details, please see our handbook.
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Faculty

Faculty Members

Program Director
Natasha Patamapongs
Program Committee
Kamin Phakdurong
Faculty Member
Nattakan Jiarakul
Program advisor
Prof. Dan J. Martin

Faculty

Faculty Members

Program Director
Natasha
Patamapongs
Program Committee
Kamin
Phakdurong
Faculty Member
Nattakan
Jiarakul
Faculty Member
Athawut
Vitheethum

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Tuition and Fees

Tuition and Required Fees

Fee

MSEI Degree
Health Insurance (Optional)
Technology Fee
Student Activities Fee

Per Semester

THB 250,000*
THB 35,000*
THB 6,000*
THB 10,000*

Per Degree

THB 1,000,000*
THB 100,000*
THB 24,000*
THB 40,000*
*Prices are subject to change due to currency fluctuation and unforeseen economic circumstances. The rates shown include tuition rates and required fees (student activities fee, transportation fee, technology fee.)

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to contact us
eic@cmkl.ac.th or +66 65 878 5000

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EIC Open house 2019

At the EIC Fall Open House 2020, prospective students get to learn about everything the EIC and Carnegie Mellon University Thailand has to offer. Thank you everyone for joining us!

09:00 - 15:00, October 5, 2019
at Glowfish, 2nd Floor, Sathorn Thani 2 BTS, Chong Nonsi

Talk with leaders in the entertainment and media industry

A special opportunity to listen and talk with a panel of top entertainment and media professionals. The EIC panelists were Siwat Chawareewong, CEO of GroupM Thailand, Tanat Tananuchittikul, CEO of Cartoon Club, Kiattiyot Panichprecha, Founder/CEO of bit.studio, Juck Somsamarn, Founder/CEO of The Monk Studios, and Chalermchatri Yukol, Founder/CEO of FuKDuK TV and the Program Director at PCCW OTT (Thailand.)
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M.S. in Technology and Creative Innovation (MSTCI)

Scholarships and Fellowships Open Now!

หลักสูตรปริญญาโทสาขา Technology and Creative Innovation (MSTCI) เปิดให้ทุนแก่ผู้ที่มีความเชี่ยวชาญจากสาขาต่าง ๆ ทั้งผู้ที่ยังเป็นนักศึกษาในปัจจุบัน และ Professional จากสาขาที่หลากหลาย เข้ามาเป็นนักเรียน EIC ใน Cohort Fall 2021 ที่จะถึงนี้ พร้อมมาเป็นกำลังสำคัญในการสร้าง Entertainment Innovation Lab ไปพร้อมกับอาจารย์และนักวิจัยแนวหน้าของประเทศ!

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