Ph.D. Program in Microbiology

Degree Designation

Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiology

Admission Requirements

  1. Receive a bachelor degree in Science such as Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry,Biotechnology, Medical technology, Public Health, Chemical, Food Science, Veterinary, Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacology, Biological science etc. with an average GPA of at least 3.50
  2. Receive a master degree in Science such as Microbiology, Biology, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Medical technology, Public Health, Dentistry, Pharmacology, Chemistry, Food Science, Biological science etc with an average GPA of at least 3.50
  3. Submit a certificate of English proficiency with minimum admission score:
    • IELTS - at least 3 or
    • TOEFL INTERNET BASED - at least 32 or
    • TOEFL ITP (test arranged by Faculty of Graduate Study, Mahidol University) - at least 400
    Important Notes:
    • English proficiency score must be taken within 2 years up to the admission date.
    • Application without submitting a valid English certificate will NOT be considered.
    • MU English Competence Standards: www.grad.mahidol.ac.th
    • MU English proficiency tests, please contact the Language Center, Faculty of Graduate Studies. Tel. 0-2441-4125 ext. 221-222
  4. Exemption from the above conditions may be granted by the Programme Committee under exceptional circumstances.

Curriculum Structure

For students with Bachelor's degree
Required Courses19Credits
Elective Courses not less than5Credits
Dissertation48Credits
Total not less than72Credits
For students with Master's degree in Microbiology
Required Courses7Credits
Elective Courses not less than5Credits
Dissertation36Credits
Total not less than48Credits
For students with Master's degree
(Immunology or related fields approved by program Committees)
Required Courses7Credits
Elective Courses not less than5Credits
Dissertation36Credits
Total not less than48Credits
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