Prospective Student Curriculum DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN POLYMER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN POLYMER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF SCIENCE
Website http://www.sc.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(POLYMER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY)

Additional advantages of the programme

This program is designed to produce high quality graduates of international stature dedicated to research and to train personnel who will support the growth and needs of polymer industries in Thailand.

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 1. hold a Bachelors degree or Master degree or equivalent in Polymer Science and Technology, Chemistry, Industrial Chemistry, Physics, Materials Science or related fields


2. have a minimum grade point average of 3.50 (on a 4.0 scale)


3. pass the English proficiency test accepted by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University.


4. The applicant might be able to apply for the admission if he/she has a permission from the Program Director and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University.							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan 2
For students with Bachelors Degree
Required Courses 20            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
Dissertation 48            Credits
Total not less than 74            Credits
For students with Masters Degree
Required Courses 6            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
Dissertation 36            Credits
Total not less than 48            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Scientists and experts
- Research and development personnel
- Analysts
- Quality control or processing specialists
- Entrepreneurs in polymer science and technology and related fields

Course Requirements

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCCH523 : POLYMER CHEMISTRY 3
SCCH524 : POLYMER CHARACTERISATION 2
SCCH543 : POLYMER PHYSICS 3
SCCH565 : TECHNIQUES IN POLYMER SCIENCE 2
SCCH588 : POLYMER SEMINAR I 2
SCCH596 : POLYMER RHEOLOGY AND PROCESSING 2
SCCH632 : ADVANCED POLYMER CHEMISTRY 3
SCCH638 : TREND OF POLYMER INDUSTRY 1
SCCH680 : POLYMER SEMINAR II 2
   For students with Master's degree
SCCH632 : ADVANCED POLYMER CHEMISTRY 3
SCCH638 : TREND OF POLYMER INDUSTRY 1
SCCH680 : POLYMER SEMINAR II 2
Elective Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCCH526 : POLYMER MODIFICATION 2
SCCH527 : POLYMER COLLOIDS 2
SCCH550 : RUBBER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2
SCCH597 : ADVANCED POLYMER PROCESSING 2
SCCH598 : NANOMATERIALS 2
SCCH635 : POLYMER BLENDS AND COMPOSITES 2
SCCH637 : SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF NATURAL RUBBER LATEX 2
SCCH639 : BIOPOLYMERS 2
   For students with Master's degree
SCCH633 : ADVANCED POLYMER PHYSICS 2
SCCH634 : POLYMER SURFACES 2
SCCH636 : ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR RESEARCH AND WORK 2
SCCH668 : ADVANCES IN POLYMER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2
Dissertation Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCCH799 : DISSERTATION 48
   For students with Master's degree
SCCH699 : DISSERTATION 36