Wednesday, 29 March 2017

Prospective Students


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN PHARMACOLOGY(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Website http://www.sc.mahidol.ac.th
Revision Date December 11, 2015

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(PHARMACOLOGY)

Additional advantages of the programme

The programme provides the opportunity for students to spend their time teaching classes, and doing
important biological research. They will undertake activities to facilitate written communication skills,
develop an understanding of the responsible conduct of science, and examine career opportunities.

Admission Requirements

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 last semester 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 last semester 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. exemptions from the above conditions may be granted by the Programme Committee
under exceptional circumstances.

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

1. Lecturer in academic institutions
2. Researcher in the university, government and private sector
3. Pharmacological instructor in the government and private sector
4. Consultant/expert in pharmacology in the organization of public and private sector

Course Requirements

Plan 1

Dissertation Credit
SCPM898 : DISSERTATION 48

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
SCPM501 : EXPERIMENTAL METHODS IN PHARMACOLOGY 1
SCPM502 : PRINCIPLES OF DRUG ACTION 2
SCPM507 : MODERN PHARMACOLOGY 3
SCPM508 : SPECIAL TOPICS IN PHARMACOLOGY 2
SCPM511 : MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR SCIENCE IN PHARMACOLOGY 2
SCPM512 : SYSTEM BIOLOGICAL BASIS FOR PHARMACOLOGY 2
SCPM612 : ADVANCED RESEARCH IN PHARMACOLOGY 3
SCPM614 : PHD RESEARCH ROTATION IN PHARMACOLOGY 1
SCPM682 : PHD SEMINAR IN PHARMACOLOGY 2
Elective Courses Credit
SCID500 : CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3
SCID507 : MICROSCOPIC TECHNIQUE 1
SCID508 : BIOMOLECULAR AND SPECTROSCOPY TECHNIQUES 1
SCID509 : SEPARATION TECHNIQUES 1
SCID510 : IMMUNOLOGICAL METHODS 1
SCID511 : GENE TECHNOLOGY 1
SCID512 : RECEPTOR BINDING AND ENZYME KINETIC ASSAYS 1
SCID513 : ANIMAL CELL CULTURE TECHNIQUES 1
SCID514 : ANIMAL EXPERIMENTATION IN BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH 1
SCID516 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
SCID518 : GENERIC SKILLS IN SCIENCE RESEARCH 1
SCPM509 : IMMUNOPHARMACOLOGY 1
SCPM510 : PHARMACOGENOMICS 1
SCPM601 : CLINICAL CONCEPTS IN PHARMACOLOGY 2
Dissertation Credit
SCPM699 : DISSERTATION 36
SCPM799 : DISSERTATION 48