Doctor of Philosophy in Medical Technology (International Program)

Medical Technology

(International Program)

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Medical Technology (International Program)

  • Degree Designation
           Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Technology); Ph.D. (Medical Technology)

         The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Program in Medical Technology is the international program that aims to enhance the student’s ability in seeking their own ways of learning and researching for the innovations. The Ph.D program in medical technology is enriched by the vibrant research and academic. The program 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 society needs. In addition to the academic and research competencies, our Ph.D program has produced scholars with eagerness for life-long learning and individuals who are capable of thriving in this ever-changing and globalized world. As such, our graduates have enjoyed pursuing careers in wide varieties of setting including academia, research, profession, the private sector and in government service and business sectors. Since firstly enrolled students until the present (2019 academic year), the program has been enrolled students with a total of 150 students and 105 students have been graduated. The Ph.D program in Medical Technology was developed in 1995. Since then, the program has been effectively revised every 5 years (major revision) in order to improve its quality, offers an advanced high quality educational and cutting edge research opportunities that are aligned with the faculty/university’s vision and mission, labor social/market/country needs, the aspirations and abilities of each individual, and keep up to date with trends in medical technology/radiological technology, and advanced technology in other related fields. Our Ph.D program offers both plan I (research only) and plan II (coursework and research). Student enrolls to plan I or plan II depending on their qualifications, experiences and expertise in research, and communication skills. The coursework consists of 15 credits of required and 10 credits of elective courses which are taught in the first year with a total of 25 credits. The research variedly takes 2-4 years according to the topic and study design with a total of 48-73 credits depending on the plan of study. Students are also required to get them researches published in international peer-reviewed journals for their graduations .

  • Philosophy

             The Doctor of Philosophy Program (Ph.D) 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, moral and ethics, critical thinking and analytical capacity essential to find and implement innovative solutions that adds meaningful knowledge to the field of study and lead to sustainable development of the country and better health outcomes. 4 Ph.D (Medical Technology) June 2019 Our Ph.D program in medical technology covers the multi-disciplinary fields of medical technology profession, 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 outcome-based learning, goal oriented activities, problem solving, and 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 required for degree graduation .

     

  • 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 .

     

  • Program structure
   Student qualification Total Credit
Plan 1
(Research based)
Plan 2
(Course work and research based)
  B.Sc degree holders 73
  M.Sc (Medical Technology) degree holders from Mahidol university (not longer than 5 years) 48 48
  M.Sc (Medical Technology) degree holders from Mahidol university (longer than 5 years)
M.Sc (Medical Technology) degree holders from other institutesM.Sc degree holders
* in other related field
48 61

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

Required Courses

ข้อมูลเพิ่มเติม : Faculty of Graduate Studies

Admission Requirements

The requirements admission 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 grad point > 3.5

2) Pass the English Proficiency requirement announced by Faculty of Graduate Studies (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, applicants 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 grad 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, applicants 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 FGS. Acceptable tests and scores are as follows:

English Proficiency Test Score
TOEFL (paper-based) 500
TOEFL (iBT) 61
iELTS 5

 

Study calendar

Each academic year is divided into two semesters.

– Semester 1: August until December

– Semester 2: January until May

  • Tuition Fees for International Programmes Students
Item Cost
   1. Education Services Fee (Tuition Fee for maintaining student status)

  • First semester
  • Second semester
 

7,000 baht
5,600 baht

   2. Health Insurance (Additional Fee for Non-Thai Students) 3,500 baht/year
   3. International Program

  • Graduate Tuition Fee
    For students who have not received a scholarship or have received a scholarship that only covers part of the tuition fee. The Director of program and the Faculty of Graduate Studies may give these students partial support or waive the graduate tuition fee. The amount of this support cannot be less than 1,800 baht/credit.
9,000 baht/credit

 

 

  • Thesis Registration Fee

– Master’s Thesis Registration Plan A1
– Master’s Thesis Registration Plan A2
– Doctoral Thesis Registration 36 credits
– Doctoral Thesis Registration 48 credits
– Doctoral Thesis Registration 72 credits

The thesis registration fee can be paid in two equal installments, at the first semester and the second semester of thesis registration.

 

 

54,000 baht/thesis
18,000 baht/thesis
54,000 baht/thesis
72,000 baht/thesis
108,000 baht/thesis

 

 

 

  • Research Supplies Fee (pay in the first semester of thesis registration)

– Master’s degree Program
– Doctoral degree Program

For students who have not received a scholarship or have received a scholarship that only covers part of the tuition fee. The Director of the program and the Faculty of Graduate Studies may waive or exempt the research supplies fee

 

150,000 baht
300,000 baht
  • Qualifying Examination Fee for Doctoral degree Program
4,200 baht/time

Update on June 28, 2019

  • Program faculty are involved in research initiatives in several fields

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

– Data Mining and Biomedical Informatics

– Detection Tools and Analytical Process Development

– Bioactive Compounds for Medical Applications

– Infectious Diseases and Antibiotic Resistant Microorganisms

– Molecular Genetics of Human Diseases and Cancer

– Stem Cell Research in Life Science

– 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

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

– Food Safety and Environmental Pollution

– Viruses and Neurodegeneration Research

– Medical Laboratory Quality Management

– Clinical and Educational Research

– Aging and Non-Communicable Disease

– Integrative Holistic Health and Wellness Research

– Other related Research Areas

For more details 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

For more information please contact

Professor Dr. Chartchalerm Isarankura-Na-Ayudhya

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

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Assistant Professor Dr.Chotiros Plabplueng

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

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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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