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Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Technology (International Program)

          The Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Medical Technology of the Faculty of Medical Technology is the international programme that aims to encourage the student’s ability in seeking their own ways of learning and researching for the innovations. The programme is enriched by the vibrant research and academic. The programme emphasizes fundamental knowledge, advanced technology, knowledge integration together with cutting-edge research designed to equip graduates with strong academic and research competencies in order to be innovative change agents and make the largest possible impact for global needs.

          The programme provides advanced courses and researches in a broad range of disciplines in medical technology and related sciences. The Faculty collaborates with leading universities and institutions both nationally and internationally. Almost all of the students have the opportunity to take some course works or part of their researches at oversea collaborating institutions.

          In addition to the academic and research competencies, our Ph.D programme has produced scholars with eagerness for life-long learning and individuals who are capable of thriving in this ever-changing and globalize world. As such, our graduates have enjoyed pursuing careers in wide variety of setting including academia, research, profession, the private sector and in government service and business sectors.

 

Philosophy

          The Doctor of Philosophy Program in Medical Technology is the international program that emphasizes learning and researching for the innovations. The program is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, relationships, confidence, expertise, critical thinking and analytical capacity essential to finding and implementing innovative solutions that adds meaningful knowledge to the field of study, contribute to the as well as lead to sustainable development of the country and better health outcomes. Our Ph.D. program in Medical Technology covers the multi-disciplinary field of medical technology, radiological technology professions, human health, disease treatment, health informatics, advanced technology and other related fields. The program provokes into an active learning process of the students via goal oriented activities, problem solving, individual experience sharing and searching for new information via information technology. Research and publication on the thesis work in an international standard journal are also included.

 

Program Structure


 

Ph.D. candidate with degree  

Research-based dissertation (Plan 1)
Dissertation (credits)
 

  

Coursework based and dissertation (Plan 2)
Coursework (credits) / Dissertation (credits)

M.Sc. Medical Technology, Mahidol University
no longer than 5 years or graduated from
Master of Science in other related fields. (Plan 2.1.1) 

  

48 

 

 

 12

36 

        
M.Sc. Medical Technology, Mahidol University
over 5 years or graduated from
Master of Science in other related fields. (Plan 2.1.2) 
  

48 

 

 

25 

36 

        
B.Sc. Medical Technology
or other related fields. (Plan 2.2) 
  

 

 

25 

48 


Admission requirement

          The applicant is eligible according to the study plan and qualifying for entrance examination: General and English.  The requirements of each study plan are as follow.  

 

 Study Plan 1 (Research based)

    1) Graduated in Master degree in Medical Technology, Health Science other related discipline from academic institute approved by the Office of Higher Education Commission with cumulative grade point ≥ 3.5

      2) Pass the English Proficiency requirement announced by FGS

     3) Have at least 1 original research publication or academic work in peer reviewed international journal

   4) If an applicant does not meet the above criteria but has other suitable qualification and experiences, s/he may be considered to apply for admission under the program committee

 

 Study Plan 2 (Course work and research based)

      1) Graduated in Master degree in Medical Technology, Health Science or other related discipline from academic institute approved by the Office of Higher Education Commission with cumulative grade point ≥ 3.5

      2) Graduated Bachelor degree in Medical Technology or other related discipline with honor, from academic institute approved by the Office of Higher Education Commission.

       3) Pass the English Proficiency requirement announced by FGS

    4) If an applicant does not meet the above criteria but has other suitable qualification and experiences, s/he may be considered to apply for admission under the program committee

 

English language requirement

          All students are required to obtain an acceptable score of English Proficiency Test approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Acceptable tests and scores are as follows: 

English Proficiency Test          Score

TOEFL (paper-based)                  500

TOEFL (IBT)                                 61

IELTS                                            5

 

Expected learning outcomes 

          By the end of the program, student will be expected to achieve the following learning outcomes through variety of learning method and assessed both during the learning process and final thesis defensive examination.

 

Course Requirements

 


For more details please contact 

Professor Dr.Chartchalerm Isarankura Na Ayudhya 
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Lecturer Dr. Moltira Promkan
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