Monday, 23 July 2018

Prospective Students


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty FACULTY OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES
Website http://www.hssip.sh.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE)

Additional advantages of the programme

This program differs from other programs currently offered in Mahidol University. We use the tools of Social Sciences e.g. theoretical concepts and methodology to understand and propose solutions to manage with health problems. Furthermore, this program will create better management of health inequity through the mobilization of alumni, the government sector, private sector and scholarship organizations in various countries in this region and other regions to develop human resources in the field of Health Social Science by providing the opportunity for graduate study access of potential students who lack the opportunity to do so. This program aims to respond to the problem of the impact of regional transformation in society and health by utilizing the framework of lecture and research that is expecting of students.

Admission Requirements

Plan 1 : Dissertation Only
            1.1 For students with a Master's Degree
                 (1) Hold a Master Degree in Health Social Sciences, or be in the final year of study 
                      in the field of Social Sciences or Health Social Sciences
                 (2) Have a grade point average of at least 3.50
                 (3) Have at least 3 years working experience in research in Health Social Sciences 
                      and have publications in English in reliable journals or proceedings 
                      (minimum 2 papers).
                 (4) Have a clearly defined and complete thesis plan, which is accepted as suitable 
                      to the Ph.D. level by the committee of the Ph.D. Program.
                 (5) Exceptions from the above requirements may be made by the Programme Committee
                      and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
Plan 2 : Courses and Dissertation
             2.1 For Students with Master's Degree
                  (1) Hold a Master Degree in Health Social Sciences, or be in the final year of study 
                       in the field of Social Sciences or Health Social Sciences.
                  (2) Have a grade point average of at least 3.50
                  (3) Exceptions from the above requirements may be made by the Programme Committee
                       and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.
             2.2 For Students with Bachelor's Degree
                   (1)  Hold a Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences and Humanities or Health Sciences 
                         or be in the final year of study in the field of Social Sciences and Humanities 
                         or Health Sciences.
                   (2)  Have an excellent record (First Class Honor).
                   (3)  Exceptions from the above requirements may be made by the Programme
                         Committee and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Curriculum Structure

Plan A
Dissertation 48            Credits
Plan B
Required Courses 12            Credits
Dissertation 36            Credits
Total not less than 54            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
For students with Master's Degree           
Total not less than 48            Credits
For students with Master's Degree           
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits

Job option after graduation


- Academician in the field of Health Social Sciences
- Researcher in the field of Health Social Sciences
- Planner and Policy Analyst in the field of Health Social Sciences
- Social Development Worker in the government / private sector

Course Requirements

Plan 1

Dissertation Credit
   FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
SHSH898 : DISSERTATION 48

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SHSH548 : HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE THEORIES 3
SHSH553 : SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH IN HEALTH 3
SHSH675 : PHILOSOPHICAL PRINCIPLES AND SOCIAL THEORY 3
SHSH676 : ADVANCED HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE THEORIES 3
SHSH677 : ADVANCED HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH 3
SHSH678 : SEMINAR ISSUES IN HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCES 3
   FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
SHSH675 : PHILOSOPHICAL PRINCIPLES AND SOCIAL THEORY 3
SHSH676 : ADVANCED HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE THEORIES 3
SHSH677 : ADVANCED HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH 3
SHSH678 : SEMINAR ISSUES IN HEALTH SOCIAL SCIENCES 3
Elective Courses Credit
SHSH554 : SOCIAL SCIENCE OF REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH AND POPULATION POLICY 3
SHSH555 : GLOBALIZATION AND HEALTH 3
SHSH557 : GENDER, SEXUALITY, AND HEALTH 3
SHSH558 : PRINCIPLES OF SOCIAL DETERMINANT OF HEALTH, HEALTH RIGHTS AND EQUITY 3
SHSH559 : MIGRATION AND INTERNATIONAL HEALTH 3
SHSH603 : GLOBALIZATION AND EMERGING AND RE-EMERGING DISEASES 3
SHSH604 : EVALUATION RESEARCH IN HEALTH 3
SHSH606 : FROM RESEARCH TO ACTION IN HEALTH DEVELOPMENT 3
SHSH608 : HEALTH POLICY AND HEALTH SYSTEM RESEARCH 3
SHSH609 : PARTICIPATORY ACTION RESEARCH IN HEALTH 3
SHSH617 : DISASTERS, CLIMATE CHANGE AND HEALTH IMPLICATIONS 3
SHSH618 : HEALTH ISSUES IN CROSS-BORDER TRADE AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING 3
SHSH619 : MINORITIES, MARGINALIZED POPULATION, HEALTH INEQUITY AND SOCIAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH 3
SHSH623 : WOMEN, HEALTH AND CULTURE 3
SHSH624 : THINKING APPROACHES AND SKILLS 3
Dissertation Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SHSH799 : DISSERTATION 48
   FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
SHSH699 : DISSERTATION 36