PhD in Health Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Health Sciences

Program

Thai                  หลักสูตรปรัชญาดุษฎีบัณฑิต สาขาวิทยาศาสตร์สุขภาพ

English            Doctor of Philosophy Program in Health Sciences

Degree

Thai                  ปรัชญาดุษฎีบัณฑิต (วิทยาศาสตร์สุขภาพ)

English            Doctor of Philosophy Program (Health Sciences)

Philosophy
Doctor of Philosophy Program in Health Sciences, Walailak University is an interdisciplinary program that provide advanced study and research training opportunities for a variety area of Health Sciences. This Program is a research-based degree leading to dissertations and publications. The Ph.D. program is constructed to provide students with an understanding of research principles and practices and skills to conduct independent basic and applied research. The students have the potential to collaborate with international research networks in the area of interest.

Scholarship Available

Walailak University has agreed to award the Tuition Fee Waiver: approximately 7,900 USD (270,000 THB) each year for Thai students and 10,000 USD (345,000 THB) each year for the international students. Successful candidates are responsible for accommodation, transportation and living expenses.

How to Apply

To apply for a Ph.D. program, please email us the following documents through email address: chuchart.wu@gmail.com

Noted:
1.    Applicants from a country where English is not the first language must enclose English proficiency test result. The result must not be more than two years. The following English proficiency tests are accepted for graduate admission, and a minimum score should be as follows: TOEFL (Paper Based) 500 or TOEFL (Computer Based) 173 or TOEFL (Internet Based) 61 or IELTS (Academic Module) 6.0.
2.    Choose and make contact with your potential supervisor (see the list and their CV attached below)
3.    The academic qualifications/transcript
4.    Prepare a short research proposal/ statement of purpose essay on your proposed topic.
5.    A copy of your passport.
6.    CV

Selection Process

  1. All received applications will be assessed and ranked against the eligible criteria for the available quota by the University committee.
  2. Outcome will be circulated after the selection process is finalized.

Graduation Criteria

  1. Two published papers, or at least accepted for publishing, in international scientific journals.
  2. The thesis work or its part must be presented at a national or international academic conference (or symposium).

The information to be included in the program specification is listed below.

Walailak University

Walailak University

  1. The Center for Scientific and Technological Equipment Building
  2. Research Institute for Health Sciences Building

Office of the Higher Education Commission: OHEC

Doctor of Philosophy (Health Sciences) (International Program) /

Ph.D. (Health Sciences) (International Program)

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Health Sciences (International Program)

  • PLO1 – To be able to create new knowledge in health sciences by researching and scientific research.
  • PLO2 – To be able to analyze and synthesize research data in health sciences.
  • PLO3 – To have health science problem solving skills according to scientific research methodology and the ethical standard framework for research.
  • PLO4 – To be able to use information technology to manage and present academic information.
  • PLO5 – To have the skills to present academic productivity at international academic conferences

Following regulation of Walailak University on graduate studies, 2017

  1. Study Plan. Type 1.1 (For Master’s degree holders)
    • Applicants must have a master’s degree in sciences or other related fields.
    • Cumulative grade point average (GPAX) is not less than 3.50.
    • At least one research work was published in the journal that is certified by OHEC.
    • Other qualifications as approved by the Commission of Graduate Studies.
  1. Study Plan. Type 1.2 (For Bachelor’s degree holders)
    • Applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in sciences or other related fields.
    • Cumulative grade point average (GPAX) is not less than 3.50.
    • At least one research work was published in the journal that is certified by OHEC.
    • Other qualifications as approved by the Faculty of Graduate Studies Commission.
  1. Applicants must have the English exam results in accordance with the criteria of the University Graduate Studies Commission.

Following announcement of the Ministry of Education and regulation of Walailak University.

  1. Website: https://grad.wu.ac.th/
  2. Curriculum Book of the Program (มคอ.2)
  3. Announcement of the Ministry of Education
  4. Announcement of Higher Education
  5. Regulation of Walailak University

10.1 Curriculum

10.1.1  Total credits throughout the curriculum

Type 1.1 – Not less than 60 credits

Type 1.2 –  Not less than 90 credits

10.1.2  Curriculum structure

Type 1.1 Total credits throughout the curriculum 60 credits

Required courses: Seminar I – III

6 (non-credit)

Thesis

60 credits

Duration

3 years

Type 1.2 Total credits throughout the curriculum 90 credits

Required courses: Seminar I – IV

12 (non-credit)

Thesis

90 credits

Duration

4 years

         Students can enroll subjects corresponding to thesis topic by choosing from the subjects that be opened in the university or other universities. Furthermore, this has to do follow advisor’s suggestions and the approval of the Faculty of Graduate Studies Commission.

 

The Program was approved by the Council of Walailak University on 20th October 2018.