Prospective Student Curriculum DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Curriculum

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM) 

Level Doctoral
Faculty / Institute FACULTY OF PHARMACY
Website http://www.pharmacy.mahidol.ac.th

Degree Designation

DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY(SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY)

Additional advantages of the programme


- Our distinguished faculties include internationally and nationally renowned researchers who are actively engaged in international and national drug and vaccine policy.
- Our programs also have strong research collaboration with many government organizations including - Food and Drug Administration (FDA) - Health Intervention and Technology Assessment Program (HITAP) - International Health Policy Program (IHPP) - Health System Research Institute (HSRI) - National Health Security Office (NHSO) - National Vaccine Institute (NVI) - World Health Organization (WHO)

Admission Requirements

								   
											
							 1. Plan 1.1: Hold a Master's degree in the area of medical and public health from institutions of 
    Higher Education in Thailand or foreign countries accredited by the Office of the Higher Education 
    Commission (OHEC) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or equivalent. Have learning, 
    teaching or working experience in academic sector or management in the drug and health 
    systems for at least 2 years.
2. Plan 2.1: Hold a Master's degree in the area of medical and public health from institutions 
    of Higher Education in Thailand or foreign countries accredited by the Office of the Higher Education 
    Commission (OHEC) with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.50 or equivalent.
    Plan 2.2: Hold a Bachelor's degree in the area of medical and public health from institutions of 
    Higher Education in Thailand or foreign countries accredited by the Office of the Higher Education
    Commission (OHEC) with first class honor.
3. Have an English proficiency test 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, Mahidol University							 							 							 
							 
							 

Curriculum Structure

Plan 1.1 For students with Master's Degree
Dissertation 48            Credits
Plan 2.1 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
Plan 2.2 For students with Bachelor's Degree
Required Courses 21            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 6            Credits
Dissertation 48            Credits
Total not less than 75            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Expert in the area of Social, Economic and Administrative Pharmacy for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
- Drug and health system executives (both public and private sectors)
- High caliber researchers in the field of drug and health system development
- Academic experts in drug and health system
- Managers (both public and private sectors)

Course Requirements

Plan 1

Dissertation Credit
   For students with Master's degree
PYSP898 : DISSERTATION 48

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
GRID603 : BIOSTATISTICS 3
PYSP636 : PHARMACY AND HEALTH POLICY 2
PYSP671 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCE I 2
PYSP674 : DRUG AND HEALTH SYSTEM MANAGEMENT 2
PYSP675 : HEALTH ECONOMIC EVALUATION 2
PYSP676 : PHARMACOEPIDEMIOLOGY IN PUBLIC HEALTH 2
PYSP681 : HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION 2
PYSP684 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCE II 2
PYSP688 : SEMINAR IN CURRENT RESEARCH ON SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY 1
PYSP690 : SEMINAR IN RESEARCH METHODS ON SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY 1
PYSP710 : STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT IN HEALTH SYSTEM 2
   For students with Master's degree
PYSP636 : PHARMACY AND HEALTH POLICY 2
PYSP681 : HEALTHCARE ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION 2
PYSP684 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN SOCIAL SCIENCE II 2
Elective Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
PYSP672 : SOCIAL AND CULTURAL ASPECTS RELATING TO HEALTH 3
PYSP677 : HEALTH OUTCOME ASSESSMENT 3
PYSP678 : PHARMACEUTICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 3
PYSP679 : COST ANALYSIS IN HEALTH CARE 3
PYSP680 : HOSPITAL PHARMACY ADMINISTRATION AND PRACTICE 3
PYSP683 : COST-EFFECTIVENESS MODELLING IN HEALTH 3
PYSP687 : COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH 3
PYSP691 : SEMINAR IN INTEGRATED RESEARCH IN SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY 1
PYSP693 : SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY 3
PYSP694 : COST-EFFECTIVENESS ANALYSIS USING CLINICAL TRIAL AND OBSERVATIONAL STUDY 3
PYSP695 : EVALUATION OF PHARMACY AND HEALTH CARE PROGRAM 3
PYSP711 : APPLIED STATISTICS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH 3
   For students with Master's degree
PYSP687 : COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH 3
PYSP691 : SEMINAR IN INTEGRATED RESEARCH IN SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY 1
PYSP693 : SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN SOCIAL, ECONOMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE PHARMACY 3
PYSP711 : APPLIED STATISTICS IN HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH 3
Dissertation Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
PYSP799 : DISSERTATION 48
   For students with Master's degree
PYSP699 : DISSERTATION 36