Thursday, 18 October 2018

Prospective Students


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN BIOCHEMISTRY(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Website http://www.sc.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(BIOCHEMISTRY)

Additional advantages of the programme

Our department has long been recognized as having a leading programme in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology and is the first department in Thailand to offer graduate degrees in Biochemistry. Based on Thai university ranking for the year 2005 by Thai Commission on Higher Education (CHE), the department has highest ranked-graduate programme of Biochemistry in the country. Many of our faculty members have been honored with international, national, and university awards. Research activities are always rigorously pursued and are published in international journals every year. Our alumni are currently key players in various Thai scientific communities and industries.

Admission Requirements

1. Already obtain a bachelor's degree or currently enroll in the last year of a bachelor's program in
any of the following areas: science (all areas), pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary science, or
medicine with a minimum GPA of 3.50 or equivalent. Or
2. Already obtain a master's degree or currently enroll in the last year of a master's degree program
in any of the following areas: chemistry, life sciences, medical sciences, health sciences, or other
related field with a minimum GPA of 3.50 or equivalent.
3. exemption from the above conditions may be granted by the Programme Committee under exceptional circumstances

Curriculum Structure

For students with Bachelor's degree
Required courses 19            Credits
Elective courses not less than 5            Credits
Dissertation 48            Credits
Total not less than 72            Credits
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

Job option after graduation


- Scientist, researchers in university or research institute
- Academic staffs in university
- Expert, researcher, analyst in private sectors

Course Requirements

Plan 1

Elective Courses Credit
SCBC617 : BIOINFORMATICS AND MOLECULAR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY 2
SCBC618 : STEM CELL AND CANCER BIOSCIENCE 3

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCBC609 : STRUCTURE AND MECHANISM OF ENZYMES 2
SCBC610 : MODERN METABOLISM 2
SCBC611 : CURRENT PROTOCOLS IN BIOMOLECULAR RESEARCH 1
SCBC613 : ADVANCED SKILLS IN BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH 3
SCBC614 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR I 1
SCBC615 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR II 1
SCBC616 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR III 1
SCID502 : CELL SCIENCE 2
SCID506 : CONCEPTS OF MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE 2
SCID508 : BIOMOLECULAR AND SPECTROSCOPY TECHNIQUES 1
SCID509 : SEPARATION TECHNIQUES 1
SCID511 : GENE TECHNOLOGY 1
SCID518 : GENERIC SKILLS IN SCIENCE RESEARCH 1
   FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
SCBC613 : ADVANCED SKILLS IN BIOCHEMICAL RESEARCH 3
SCBC614 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR I 1
SCBC615 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR II 1
SCBC616 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY SEMINAR III 1
Elective Courses Credit
SCBC603 : ADVANCED BIOCHEMISTRY LABORATORY 2
SCBC607 : CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOCHEMISTRY 3
SCBC612 : FUNCTIONAL GENETICS AND GENOMIC 2
SCBC617 : BIOINFORMATICS AND MOLECULAR SYSTEMS BIOLOGY 2
SCBC618 : STEM CELL AND CANCER BIOSCIENCE 3
SCBT602 : GENE REGULATION 3
SCID500 : CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3
SCID507 : MICROSCOPIC TECHNIQUE 1
SCID510 : IMMUNOLOGICAL METHODS 1
SCID512 : RECEPTOR BINDING AND ENZYME KINETIC ASSAYS 1
Dissertation Credit
SCBC699 : DISSERTATION 36
SCBC799 : DISSERTATION 48