Curriculum DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN PHYSICAL THERAPY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
Website http://www.pt.mahidol.ac.th/en/course/grad_phd.php

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(PHYSICAL THERAPY)

Additional advantages of the programme


- First Ph.D. program (Physical Therapy) (International program) in South East Asia
- Expertise in various areas of physical therapy and movement science e.g. manipulation,neurology, padiatrics, biomechanics, ergonomics, motor control and learning.
- Well equipped with research instruments

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 Applicant holding a Masters degree
1) Holding a Masters degree in Physial Therapy or related field from the institutions which approved by the office of the higher education commission. 
2) Having cumulative GPA not less than 3.50
3) Have and English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of Faculty of Graduate Studies
4) Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

Applicant holding a Bachelors degree
1) Holding a Bachelors degree in Physial Therapy within the first top 10 percentage of the class
2) Having cumulative GPA not less than 3.50
3) Have and English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of Faculty of Graduate Studies
4) Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan 2
For students with Master's Degree           
Required Courses 8            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 4            Credits
Dissertation 36            Credits
Total not less than 48            Credits
          
Required Courses 21            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
Dissertation 48            Credits
Total not less than 75            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Academians in universities
- Researchers and related academians in public and private departments
- Researchers and professional consultants in public health departments
- Specialised physical therapist

Course Requirements

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   FOR A STUDENT HOLDING A MASTER'S DEGREE
PTPT702 : ADVANCED MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIST 3
PTPT704 : ADVANCED STATISTICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES 3
PTPT705 : CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN MOVEMENT SCIENCE AND PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT708 : PHYSICAL THERAPY SEMINAR 1
   For students with Bachelor's degree
PTPT617 : ADVANCED MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING 3
PTPT701 : ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN HEALTH SCIENCES 3
PTPT702 : ADVANCED MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIST 3
PTPT703 : ADVANCED BIOMECHANICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENTS 3
PTPT704 : ADVANCED STATISTICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES 3
PTPT705 : CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN MOVEMENT SCIENCE AND PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT709 : RESEARCH PRACTICUM 1
GRID603 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
PTPT708 : PHYSICAL THERAPY SEMINAR 1
Elective Courses Credit
PTPT710 : SELECTED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT711 : TEACHING PRACTICUM 1
PTPT712 : ADVANCED CLINICAL PRACTICE FOR RESEARCH 1
PTPT713 : UPDATED PHYSICAL THERAPY IN RESPIRATORY AND CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS 2
PTPT714 : BIOMECHANICS IN RESEARCH 2
PTPT715 : SPORT BIOMECHANICS AND CLINICAL APPLICATION 3
PTPT716 : APPLIED ERGONOMICS IN MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM DISORDERS 2
PTPT717 : MOTOR DEVELOPMENT THROUGH LIFE SPAN 3
SCID500 : CELL AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3
Dissertation Credit
   FOR A STUDENT HOLDING A MASTER'S DEGREE
PTPT699 : DISSERTATION 36
   For students with Bachelor's degree
PTPT799 : DISSERTATION 48