Ph.D. Program

Admission Requirements:

  1. A candidate in Ph.D. Program plan 1.1 must
    Hold a Master degree in Pharmacology or related fields or a degree of Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine or those who study in the final year of Master Program in Pharmacology and related fields approved by the Program committee, with the GPA not less than 3.50 or equivalent or candidates who have working experience in Pharmacological research and related fields for at least 2 years.
  2. A candidate in Ph.D. Program plan 2.1 must
    Hold a Master degree in pharmacology or related field or a degree of Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine with GPA not less than 3.50.
  3. A candidate in Ph.D. Program plan 2.2 must
    Hold a bachelor degree or equivalent or those who study in the final year of Bachelor degree in science such as Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Nurse, Medical Technology and Public Health or related biological science with GPA not less than 3.50
  4. Have a TOEFL score of at least 500, TOEFL computer-based score of 173, TOEFL Internet-based score of 61, or IELTS score of 5 . Those who do not have any of the test scores specified above will have to take the English Proficiency Examination of the Faculty of Graduate Studies on the specified examination day. Exemptions from the above conditions may be granted by the Program Committee under exceptional circumstances.

Proposal / Concept:

  1. Applicants who have their Bachelor’s degree must submit a summary of his/her research project achieved at Bachelor’s degree level, and identify the research project he/she is planning to pursue at the Ph.D. level.
  2. Applications who have their Master’s degree must submit his/her Master’s degree thesis, and identify the research project he/she is planning to pursue at the Ph.D. level.

Application Process:
Application is only available via online application at www.grad.mahidol.ac.th

Tuition and Fees:
http://www.grad.mahidol.ac.th/grad/academicinfo/pdf/TuitionFeeInter2014.pdf

For further information please contact:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Darawan Pinthong (Program Director)
E-mail : darawan.pin@mahidol.ac.th

Assist. Prof. Dr. Nattinee Jantaratnotai  (Program Secretary)
E-mail : nattinee.jan@mahidol.ac.th

Curriculum Structure:

Plan 1
For students with Master’s Degree
Dissertation 48 Credits
Plan 2
For students with Master’s Degree
Required Courses   6 Credits
Elective Courses not less than   6 Credits
Dissertation 36 Credits
Total not less than 48 Credits
For students with Bachelor’s Degree
Required Courses 18 Credits
Elective Courses not less than   6 Credits
Dissertation 48 Credits
Total not less than 72 Credits

Job option after graduation:

  • Lecturer in academic institutions
  • Researcher in the university, government and private sector
  • Pharmacological instructor in the government and private sector
  • Consultant/expert in pharmacology in the organization of public and private sector