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.

Degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Technology)

Ph.D. (Medical Technology)

Admission Requirements

Plan 1 (Ph.D. by research only)

1. Graduated in Master degree in Medical Technology, Radiological Technology, Health Science other related discipline from academic institute approved by the Office of Higher Education Commission with cumulative grad 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, applicant may be considered to apply for admission under the program committee.

Plan 2 (Ph.D. by course work and research)

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

2. Graduated Bachelor degree in Medical Technology, Radiological 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

Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Technology (International program)

  • Degree Designation
           Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Technology); Ph.D. (Medical Technology)
         The Doctor of Philosophy Programme in Medical Technology (International Programme) is responsible by the Faculty of Medical Technology, Mahidol University with the collaboration with oversea institutions in student and postgraduate research exchange programme. These institutions are Lund University, Sweden; Institute of Biochemistry, Muenster University, Germany; The Institute of Chemical and Biochemical Sensor Research, Germany; Virginia Commonwealth University, U.S.A.; University of Kentucky, U.S.A.; The University of Wisconsin-Madison, U.S.A.
  • Philosophy

    The Doctor of Philosophy Programme in 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 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.

  • Objectives

    The goals of Ph.D. in Medical Technology are focused to prepare the effective researchers and innovating researches in the broad areas of medical and biological sciences. The faculty has a broad spectrum of expertise, which can provide training opportunities in a wide range of disiplines. These include hematology, clinical microbiology, virology, immunology, clinical biochemistry, host-parasite interactions, free radicals in biology, regulation of gene expression, and molecular biology.

    Graduates from this programme should be able to :

    1. Analyse and synthesize the concepts both in basic and clinical laboratory sciences.

    2. Search and updated for new knowledge continuously through new technology.

    3. Apply trends of knowledge and concept in sciences to various areas of research effectively. Create or present research proposal, organize research works independently.

    4. Communicate internationally by both oral and written means. Transfer and exchange the academic skills in the medical technology and related sciences with others.

  • Curricula

Required courses

 (credits)

Elective courses 

(credits)

Thesis courses 

(credits)

Total courses

 (credits)

 Plan 1 

Students holding Bachelor’s degree in Med. Tech. or other related sciences with honors

 –

 –

72

72

(Research only)

Students holding Master’s degree in Med. Tech. or other related sciences with G.P.A. not less than 3.5

 –

 48

48

 Plan 2

Students holding Bachelor’s degree in Med. Tech. or other related sciences

10

15

48

73

(Course works  and Research)

Students holding Master’s degree in Med. Tech. for less than 5 years

2

10

36

48

Students holding Master’s degree in Med. Tech. or other related sciences for longer than 5 years

10

15

36

 61

     English is used as the medium in all activities ie: examinations, thesis writing and defending.

Courses

Required Courses
Required Courses Credits (lecture-lab-self study)
SCID 500 Cell and Molecular Biology 3 (3 – 0 – 6)
MTID 601 Clinical Laboratory Administration 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTID 602 Seminar 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTID 605 Research Methodology 3 (2 – 2 – 5)
Elective Courses
Elective Courses Credits (lecture-lab-self study)
MTID 506 Design and Construction of Basic Clinical Laboratory Instrument 4 (1 – 6 – 5)
MTID 513 Digital Electronics 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTID 515 Clinical Laboratory Science 3 (3 – 0 – 6)
MTID 604 Selected Topic in Medical Technology 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTID 606 Current Technology in Molecular Biology 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTID 607 Internship in Medicine Laboratory 5 (0 – 15 – 5)
MTID 608 Current & Trend in Diagnostic Technology 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTID 609 Research and Technology Management 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTID 610 Independent Selected Topics in Applied and Biomedical Technology 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTID 611 Population Health and Community Medical Technology 3 (2 – 2 – 5)
MTID 612 Community Health and Bioinformatics 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTCH 601 Advanced Clinical Chemistry 4 (3 – 2 – 7)
MTCH 607 Advanced Clinical Toxicology 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTCH 609 Clinical Nutrition 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTCH 610 Experimental Methods and Instruments in Clinical Chemistry 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTCH 612 Selected Topics in Clinical Chemistry 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTCH 613 Biosensors in Clinical Chemistry 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTMS 502 Current Topics in Hematology 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTMS 605 Blood Bank Techniques and Immunohematology 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTMS 609 Advanced Clinical Microscopy 4 (2 – 4 – 6)
MTMS 612 Advanced Medical Genetics 2 (2 – 0 – 4)
MTMI 601 Advanced Clinical Microbiology 3 (2 – 2 – 5)
MTMI 604 Current Methods in Clinical Immunology 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTMI 606 Current Methods in Clinical Microbiology 2 (1 – 2 – 3)
MTMI 608 Enzymes and Microbial Products 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTMI 609 Recent Advance in Antimicrobial Agents and Drug Resistance 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTMI 610 Selected Topics in Molecular Microbiology 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTMI 611 Cells and Tissue Culture Techniques 1 (0 – 2 – 1)
MTMI 612 Selected Topics in Food Microbiology 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTMI 613 Independent Selected Topics in Microbiology 1 (1 – 0 – 2)
MTPR 606 Selected Topics in Medical Parasitology and Medical Entomology 2 (2 – 0 – 4)

Other elective graduate courses from other faculties/institutions can also be selected by the approval of academic advisor.

Thesis

                                                                                                      Credits (lecture-lab-self study)

MTID 699           Research M.Sc. Thesis                                           36/12 (0 – 144/48 – 36/12)

 

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  • Graduation Requirements

    1. For Plan 2 (Course works and Research) must pass the course work with G.P.A. not less than 3.5

    2. For both Plan 1 (Research only) and Plan 2 (Course works and Research) must

    2.1 pass English Examination with a TOEFL-IBT score of more than 61 or TOEFL-ITP more than 500,

    2.2 pass qualifying examination and pass oral thesis examination,

    2.3 Have at least one publication in standard journals.

  • Tuition Fees for International Programmes Students

 

Items

Period of Payment

Cost in Thai Baht

1. Education Services Fee

1st Semester

5,300

2nd Semester

4,600

2. Student Activities Fee

Semester

250

3. Graduate Studies Fee

Semester

750

4. Internet

Semester

300

5. Health Insurance (For Non-Thai Students)

Annually

1,300

6. Graduate Tuition

Semester

9,000/credit

7. Thesis Registration

(Pay one time when registering thesis)

Thesis Registration

700/credit

8. Research Supplies Fee

One Payment

with Thesis Registration

300,000

  • Research projects

Research in the Ph.D. Programme (International) is aimed to provide research skill especially in the search for new knowledge or innovation of technology which can be applied to medical technology and other related fields. The wide variety of research area includes :

– Engineering of Biological and Chemical Polymers for Applications

– Molecular Informatics for Rational Design and Simulation of Biological and Chemical Entities

– Artificial Oxygen-Carrying Units : Potential Tools for Blood Substitution

– Development of Antioxidants and Free Radical Research in Life Sciences

– Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Resistance

– Molecular Genetics of Human Diseases and Cell Growth Molecular Genetics of Human Diseases and Cell Growth

– Data mining and Biomedical Informatics

– Biosensor for Diagnostic and Medical Applications

– Medical Imaging and Pattern Recognition Analysis

– Area-based and Integrative Research for Well-Being and Sustainable Development of the Society

For more details please contact :

Professor Dr.Chartchalerm Isarankura Na Ayudhya e-mail: chartchalerm.isa@mahidol.ac.th OR

Assistant Professor Dr. Chotiros Plabplueng e-mail: chotiros.pla@mahidol.ac.th OR

Lecturer Dr. Moltira Promkan    e-mail: moltira.pro@mahidol.ac.th

For more information please contact

Professor Dr. Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya

E-mail : chartchalerm.isa@mahidol.ac.th

Assistant Professor Dr.Chotiros Plabplueng

E-mail : chotiros.pla@mahidol.ac.th

Lecturer Dr. Moltira Promkan

E-mail : moltira.pro@mahidol.ac.th

Tel: +66 2 441 4371-9 Ext. 2842, 2202 Fax: +66 2 441 4380

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