Prospective Student 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

Curriculum Structure

Plan 2.1 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
Plan 2.2 For students with Bachelor's Degree
Required Courses 20            Credits
Elective Courses not less than 4            Credits
Dissertation 48            Credits
Total not less than 72            Credits

Job Option after Graduation


- Scholars in higher education institutions
- Researchers and scholars in related fields in public and private sector
- Research consultant and physical therapy counselors in public health agency
- Physical Therapist experts

Course Requirements

Plan 2

Required Courses Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
PTPT722 : INTEGRATION OF THEORY AND RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT661 : EVALUATION AND MEASUREMENT FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT662 : RESEARCH METHODOLOGY AND STATISTICAL ANALYSIS 3
PTPT666 : EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY 3
PTPT667 : ADVANCED MOTOR CONTROL AND LEARNING FOR MOVEMENT THERAPY 3
PTPT702 : ADVANCED MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIST 2
PTPT721 : PHYSICAL THERAPY CONCEPTUALIZATION 1
PTPT723 : ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT724 : CLINICAL BIOMECHANICS FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT731 : ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
   For students with Master's degree
PTPT722 : INTEGRATION OF THEORY AND RESEARCH IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 1
PTPT702 : ADVANCED MEASUREMENT AND EVALUATION FOR PHYSICAL THERAPIST 2
PTPT721 : PHYSICAL THERAPY CONCEPTUALIZATION 1
PTPT723 : ADVANCED TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT731 : ADVANCED RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
Elective Courses Credit
PTPT663 : CONTEMPORARY TOPICS IN PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT674 : INTEGRATED PHYSIOLOGY FOR PHYSICAL THERAPY 2
PTPT704 : ADVANCED STATISTICS IN HEALTH SCIENCES 2
PTPT709 : RESEARCH PRACTICUM 1
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
PTPT719 : UPDATED PHYSICAL THERAPY IN GERIATRICS 1
PTPT720 : UPDATED PHYSICAL THERAPY IN COMMUNITY 1
Dissertation Credit
   For students with Bachelor's degree
PTPT799 : DISSERTATION 48
   For students with Master's degree
PTPT699 : DISSERTATION 36