Prospective Student Curriculum DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN PHARMACOLOGY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN PHARMACOLOGY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF MEDICINE SIRIRAJ HOSPITAL
Website http://www.si.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(PHARMACOLOGY)

Major

  • MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY
  • SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY
  • Additional advantages of the programme


    - The research environment in the department provide an opportunity for graduate student to conduct corresponding basic and clinical research.
    - Student will be trained to understanding question physiology and pathologic condition of diseases.
    - The facilities of the Department of Pharmacology and the core facilities of the Faculty of Medicine provide state of the art research in students for biomedical science.
    - A recently implemented program in new drug development provides a huge resource of biomedicines with accompanying clinical training opportunity. This is a collaborating project with EU which will be the first program in Asean community.
    - The Ph.D. candidates will be trained to raise logical research questions and conduct matching approaches to their working hypothesis.

    Admission Requirements

    								   
    											
    							 Plan A: Thesis
    1. Holding a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacology, Plant Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medical technology, Biomedical science, Genetic engineering, Bioengineering,  Cancer Biology, Mathematic and Physic) or Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Medical relevant engineering from national and international institutes which are accredited by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. Or Programs committees considered as appropriate for application with cumulative GPA not less than 3.50
    2. Holding or expected to earn a Master of Science (Pharmacology, Plant Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medical technology, Biomedical science, Genetic engineering, Bioengineering,  Cancer Biology, Mathematic and Physic) or Doctor of Pharmacy from national and international institutes which are accredited by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. Or Programs committees considered as appropriate for application with cumulative GPA not less than 3.50
    3. Have an English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University
    4. Have research experience as a principle investigator or co-investigator for not less than 2 years depicted by research articles published in international peer-reviewed journal or other type of academic press of not less than 1 within 5 years, the publication must not be used for graduation in any institution
    5. Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University
    
    Plan B: Coursework and Thesis
    1. Holding a Bachelor of Science (Pharmacology, Plant Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medical technology, Biomedical science, Genetic engineering, Bioengineering,  Cancer Biology, Mathematic and Physic) or Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctor of Medicine, Doctor of Pharmacy, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, Medical relevant engineering from national and international institutes which are accredited by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. Or Programs committees considered as appropriate for application with cumulative GPA not less than 3.50
    2. Holding or expected to earn a Master of Science (Pharmacology, Plant Science, Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Medical technology, Biomedical science, Genetic engineering, Bioengineering, Cancer Biology, Mathematic and Physic) or Doctor of Pharmacy from national and international institutes which are accredited by the Office of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Higher Education, Science, Research and Innovation. Or Programs committees considered as appropriate for application with cumulative GPA not less than 3.50
    3. Have an English Proficiency Examination score as the requirement of Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University
    4. Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University							 							 							 
    							 
    							 

    Curriculum Structure

    Plan 1
    For students with Master's Degree           
    Dissertation 48            Credits
    Total not less than 48            Credits
    For students with Bachelor's Degree           
    Dissertation 72            Credits
    Total not less than 72            Credits
    Plan 2
    For students with Master's Degree           
    Required Courses 6            Credits
    Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
    Dissertation 36            Credits
    Total not less than 48            Credits
    For students with Bachelor's Degree           
    Core Courses 3            Credits
    Required Courses 14            Credits
    Elective Courses not less than 7            Credits
    Dissertation 48            Credits
    Total not less than 72            Credits

    Job Option after Graduation


    - นักวิทยาศาสตร์และนักวิจัยที่มีศักยภาพสูงทางด้านเภสัชวิทยา
    - นักวิชาการที่สามารถถ่ายทอดความรู้พร้อมสร้างองค์ความรู้ใหม่ทางด้านเภสัชวิทยาทางการแพทย์ และเภสัชวิทยาเชิงระบบได้
    - งานอาชีพอื่นๆ ที่เกี่ยวข้อง เช่น นักวิเคราะห์ข้อมูลเชิงลึกที่อาศัยการคำนวณด้วยเทคนิค เชิงระบบ ขั้นสูงและนักวิทยาศาสตร์ข้อมูล (Data Scientist)

    Course Requirements

    Plan 1

    Dissertation Credit
       FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
    SIPM898 : DISSERTATION 48
       PLAN 2.2 FOR STUDENTS WITH BACHELOR'S DEGREE
    SIPM899 : DISSERTATION 72

    Plan 2

    Core Courses Credit
       For students with Bachelor's degree
    SIID501 : MOLECULAR AND CELLULAR BASIS OF BIOMEDICINE 3
    Required Courses Credit
       FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
       MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY
    SIPM603 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT I 3
    SIPM604 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT II 3
       SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY
    SIPM603 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT I 3
    SIPM604 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT II 3
       PLAN 2.2 FOR STUDENTS WITH BACHELOR'S DEGREE
       MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY
    SIPM502 : SEMINAR IN PHARMACOLOGY 2
    SIPM506 : MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY I 3
    SIPM507 : MEDICAL PHARMACOLOGY II 3
    SIPM603 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT I 3
    SIPM604 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT II 3
       SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY
    SIPM502 : SEMINAR IN PHARMACOLOGY 2
    SIPM508 : PRINCIPLES IN SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY 3
    SIPM509 : QUANTITATIVE TECHNIQUES IN SYSTEMS PHARMACOLOGY 3
    SIPM603 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT I 3
    SIPM604 : NEW DRUG DEVELOPMENT II 3
    Elective Courses Credit
    ITCS503 : DESIGN AND ANALYSIS OF ALGORITHMS 3
    ITCS628 : DATA MINING AND KNOWLEDGE DISCOVERY 3
    ITCS654 : PARALLEL COMPUTATION 3
    EGBE518 : ENGINEERING MATHEMATICS FOR RESEARCH 3
    EGBE551 : COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING 3
    EGBE616 : OPTIMIZATION METHODS 3
    EGBE623 : PATTERN RECOGNITION 3
    EGBE631 : ADVANCED DRUG DELIVERY 3
    SIMI611 : MOLECULAR TECHNIQUES IN MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY 3
    SIBC604 : STATISTICS IN MEDICAL GENETICS 1
    SIPM510 : AUGMENTED COURSE IN CANCER RESEARCH 3
    SIIM618 : MOLECULAR BIOLOGY TECHNIQUES 3
    Dissertation Credit
       FOR STUDENTS WITH MASTER'S DEGREE
    SIPM699 : DISSERTATION 36
       PLAN 2.2 FOR STUDENTS WITH BACHELOR'S DEGREE
    SIPM799 : DISSERTATION 48