Thursday, 23 November 2017

Prospective Students


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN PATHOBIOLOGY(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

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

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(PATHOBIOLOGY)

Additional advantages of the programme

Graduates from the programme will be well trained researchers qualified to work in the medical
research.
5 grants for Ph.D students (contact programme director)

Admission Requirements

Plan 1
1. hold a Master's degree in Pathobiology, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biology, Medical Technology
or equivalent in Biological Science from the Institute where be approved by Office of the Higher
Education Commission, with a minimum grade point average of 3.50;
2. having carrier experience or research work published, at least 1 article within 5 years, in
international or national peer-reviewed journals where a student name must be the first author or
correspondence. When a student is the second author, he/she must share contribution equal to or
more than the first author's.
3. fulfil the entry requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies;
4. exemptions from the above conditions may be granted by the Program Committee under 
exceptional circumstances.

Plan 2
1. hold a Bachelor's degree or expect soon to receive a Bachelor's degree equivalent in Biological
Science or related in Doctor of Medicine, Veterinary Science, Pharmacy, Dentistry, and Medical
Technology from the Institute where be approved by Office of the Higher Education Commission,
with a minimum grade point average of 3.25; or
2. hold a Master's degree in Pathobiology, Pharmacy, Microbiology, Biology, Medical Technology
or related field from the institute which approved by Office of the Higher Education Commission,
with a minimum grade point average of 3.50;
3. students who are studying in Master's program in Pathobiology can change student status to a
Doctoral student provided that they have already taken and passed course work at the Master's
degree level no less than 2/3 of the number of credits of the required courses and have received 
a GPA of no less than 3.50 with approvals from the Master's Program Committee and the Doctoral
Program Committee as well as the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
4. fulfil the entry requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies;
5. exemptions from the above conditions may be granted by the Program Committee under 
exceptional circumstances.

Curriculum Structure

Total not less than 48            Credits
Plan 1
For students with Master's Degree           
Dissertation 48            Credits
Plan 2
For students with Bachelor's Degree
Required Courses 17            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 7            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

Job option after graduation

After Ph.D. graduation, the student has several job options in private, government and academic
sectors for a professional career in the field of pathobiology and related medical sciences as the
researcher, scientist or medical scientist

Course Requirements

Plan 1

Dissertation Credit
SCPA898 : DISSERTATION 48

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCID502 : CELL SCIENCE 2
SCID503 : SYSTEMIC BIOSCIENCE 3
SCID518 : GENERIC SKILLS IN SCIENCE RESEARCH 1
SCPA501 : GENERAL PATHOLOGY 2
SCPA601 : CELLULAR PATHOLOGY I 2
SCPA605 : ESSENTIAL PATHOBIOLOGY 2
SCPA606 : SELECTED TOPIC IN PATHOBIOLOGY 2
SCPA611 : SEMINAR IN PATHOBIOLOGY I 1
SCPA612 : SEMINAR IN PATHOBIOLOGY II 1
SCPA613 : RESEARCH ROTATION IN PATHOBIOLOGY 1
   For students with Master's degree
SCPA502 : SYSTEMIC PATHOLOGY 2
SCPA614 : SEMINAR IN ADVANCED PATHOBIOLOGY I 1
SCPA615 : SEMINAR IN ADVANCED PATHOBIOLOGY II 1
SCPA616 : CURRENT RESEARCH IN PATHOBIOLOGY 2
Elective Courses Credit
GRID603 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
SCID500 : CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3
SCPA608 : NUTRITION PATHOLOGY 2
Dissertation Credit
SCPA699 : DISSERTATION 36
SCPA799 : DISSERTATION 48

Programme Lecturer