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

Curriculum

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN BIOTECHNOLOGY(INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

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

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(BIOTECHNOLOGY)

Additional advantages of the programme

The future prosperity of Thai agro-industries and pharmaceutical-industries will depend a great deal upon strength in the science of biotechnology. The Department of Biotechnology at Faculty of Science,Mahidol University grew up as a unique multidisciplinary center to promote the application of a wide range of basic knowledge in biology, microbiology, chemistry, biochemistry, genetic engineering and bioprocess engineering. Many students have graduated and joined in the effort to develop Thailand as employees in government and private organizations involved in production, quality control, quality assurance, research and development in agro-industries and pharmaceutical-industries. In addition to providing quality graduates, the Department is one of the important research centers which emphasizes recent applications of biotechnology in areas relevant to the development of Thailand.

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 The minimum graduate admission requirements are:
1.  A bachelors degree holder in biotechnology or expected or related sciences from institutions 
Thailand or other countries that accredited and recognized equivalent by Office of the Higher Education 
Commission with a satisfactory scholastic average at a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5
2. A masters degree holder in biotechnology or other field of study with with a satisfactory scholastic average 
at a minimum grade-point average (GPA) of 3.5
3. Pass the minimum English language proficiency requirement set by the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University;
4. Applicants whose credentials differ from above requirements could apply to the program if the permission 
is granted by the Administrative Program Committee in concurrence with the Faculty of Graduate Studies							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan 2.1 For students with Masters Degree
Required Courses 9            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 3            Credits
Dissertation 36            Credits
Total not less than 48            Credits
Plan 2.2 For students with Bachelors Degree
Required Courses 19            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 5            Credits
Dissertation 48            Credits
Total not less than 72            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- ผู้เชี่ยวชาญทางเทคโนโลยีชีวภาพในสถาบันการศึกษา
- นักวิชาการ นักวิจัยสาขาเทคโนโลยีชีวภาพ ในองค์กรของภาครัฐและเอกชน
- นักพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
- ผู้ประกอบการทางอุตสาหกรรมและโรงงาน

Course Requirements

Plan 1

Dissertation Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCBT799 : DISSERTATION 48

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
SCID516 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
SCID518 : GENERIC SKILLS IN SCIENCE RESEARCH 1
SCBT517 : BIOPRODUCTION PROCESS DEVELOPMENT 3
SCBT607 : RESEARCH TECHNIQUES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT617 : BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 3
SCBT683 : TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH 2
SCBT684 : RECENT ADVANCES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2
SCBT685 : INTEGRATIVE REVIEWS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2
   For students with Master's degree
SCBT617 : BIOLOGICAL ENGINEERING 3
SCBT683 : TRENDS IN BIOTECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH 2
SCBT684 : RECENT ADVANCES IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2
SCBT685 : INTEGRATIVE REVIEWS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 2
Elective Courses Credit
SCID506 : CONCEPTS OF MOLECULAR BIOSCIENCE 2
SCBT511 : FERMENTATION TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT515 : PILOT PLANT UNIT OPERATION FOR BIOTECHNOLOGY 1
SCBT601 : PLANT BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY 3
SCBT602 : GENE REGULATION 3
SCBT604 : ADVANCED ANIMAL CELL TECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT608 : CURRENT TOPICS IN BIOTECHNOLOGY 3
SCBT609 : BIOLOGY AND PATHOBIOLOGY OF SHRIMP 3
SCBT611 : ADVANCED BIOPROCESS ENGINEERING 3
SCBT631 : ADVANCED FOOD TECHNOLOGY 3
Dissertation Credit
   For students with Master's degree
SCBT699 : DISSERTATION 36