Doctorate Degrees in Thailand

Compare 7 Top PhDs in Thailand 2017

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Thailand has been a country described as the “golden land,” offering enlightening and thought-provoking experiences, and an ideal destination for postgraduate education. In addition to attracting tourists from all over the world, Thailand offers some excellent academic programs. Outside of the classroom, students earning a PhD in Thailand have no shortage of things to see and do, such as relaxing on the truly stunning beaches, exploring the hectic and vibrant cities, visiting religious and historic sites and monuments, and enjoying the excellent Thai food.

PhD in Thailand programs are designed for students to become leaders in the field and be able to conduct quality independent research effectively. Students interested in a PhD in Thailand must have the appropriate educational background as well as experience to enter the programs. After successful completion of a doctoral dissertation, graduates of PhD in Thailand programs often go on to careers in academia, research, or industry.

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Doctor of Education (Educational Administration)

Hatyai University
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Hat Yai, Songkhla

The Doctor of Education (Educational Administration) Program creates managerial leaders for education institutions from the public and private sectors with a specialization in educational administration as well as moral and professional ethics to achieve maximum performance results of the organization. [+]

Doctorate Degrees in Thailand 2017. Doctor of Education Doctor of Education (Educational Administration) Ed. D. (Educational Administration) Philosophy of Program The Doctor of Education (Educational Administration) Program creates managerial leaders for education institutions from the public and private sectors with a specialization in educational administration as well as moral and professional ethics to achieve maximum performance results of the organization. Those leaders can integrate the knowledge in management with research to support the steady development of the organization, community, society, and the nation. The philosophy of this program, thus, is “Knowledge, Enlightenment, and Dignity towards Sustainable Prosperity.” This program welcomes interested individuals, chief executives in educational organizations from both public and private sectors, inspector generals, principals, schoolmasters, education executives, academics, teachers in higher education institutions, educational researchers, supervisors, educational consultants from both public and private sectors, and coordinators of international education institutions. Objectives of Program To produce Ph.D. graduates with the ability to become a professional manager and executive. Graduates will be knowledgeable and capable to develop the education in accordance with the standards of the Teachers Council. To produce Ph.D. graduates with the capability to become a professional development manager, academic leader and quality assurance leader. Graduates will be knowledgeable to produce academic works, management courses, and conduct the measurement and evaluation of teaching and learning. To produce Ph.D. graduates with the ability to plan and organize student activities, quality education promotion, educational resources sourcing, and research conduction that creates new knowledge in educational administration under both qualitative and quantitative methodologies. To produce Ph.D. graduates with leadership, responsibility, critical thinking, ability to synthesize data, human relations skills, and education management networking. To produce Ph.D. graduates who are skilled in intellectual, innovation, and communication. Graduates will have the knowledge on the use of information technology and educational supervision with moral and ethics in professional conduct. To provide opportunities and experiences in operational management and change management in the context of education administration, as well as economy, social sciences, religion, and multicultural natters. Graduates will have the knowledge on management of the ASEAN Community, strategic planning for local development, good governance towards management excellence and international education. Modes of Study The Ph.D. program provides two modes of study for students: Plan 1: Dissertation mode (research-based): not less than 48 credits Plan 2: Coursework mode: not less than 60 credits Instructional Date Study on weekdays or on Saturdays and Sundays in normal semesters and summer session within the study duration of 3 years (not more than 6 years). The instructional date might be adjusted as necessary and deemed appropriate by the Program Committee. Study Courses (1) Foundation Courses 906-501 Schools Administration and Educational Administration Theories 906-502 Seminar in Research Design 906-503 Seminar in English for Doctor’s Degree Note: Exemption from the Foundation courses will be approved by the Ph.D. Program Committee. (2) Core Courses 906-601 Advanced Research Quantitative Research and Qualitative Research 906-602 Advanced Statistics and Data Analysis 906-603 Seminar in Administration Profession Development, Leadership and Quality Assurance 906-604 Seminar in Development of Curriculum, Learning, Measurement and Learning Evaluation 906-605 Seminar in Student Affair, Activities and Education Qualities Supporting 916-606 Seminar in Morale, Ethics and Etiquette 906-616 Practicum in Educational Administration (Notes: In case the candidate is an executive from an education institution, the candidate is required to perform specific professional educational administration for at least 90 hours and conduct at least one technical article on the actual administration performed. Other cases are subject to the discretion of the Program Committee.) (3) Elective Course selected (one subject) from the following subject list: 906-607 Change Administration Psychology 906-608 Administration in the Context of Multicultural of Community and Locally 906-609 Seminar in educational administration of ASEAN community 906-610 Strategic Planning for Community and Local Development 906-611 Human Development and Supervision 906-612 Seminar in Interdisciplinary Cross Knowledge Administration 906-613 Seminar in Good Governance, Academic Qualification and Excellent 906-614 Seminar in International Education Administration 906-615 Human Relationship and Educational Administration Network (4) Dissertation Courses Notes: All candidates must pass the Qualification Examination (QE) to become eligible prior to the conduction of a dissertation. 906-701 Dissertation 1 906-702 Dissertation 2 Qualification of Candidates Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent from institution of higher education located both in Thailand and abroad and the Degree must be approved by the Office of Higher Education Commission (OHEC) or the Office of The Civil Service Commission (OCSC). In the case of dissertation mode application, candidates must have conducted at least one Master’s Degree thesis or a research that has been published an accepted source(s). Candidates must have the experience in working in education institution in accordance with the regulations imposed or prescribed by the Teachers Council or the Ministry of Education of which is certified by supervisor(s), except for those who graduated a Master’s Degree program with the enrolment management courses of at least 15 credits under a binary system, or other related subjects deemed appropriate by the Program Committee. Candidates must pass the English Proficiency Test organized by Hatyai University, or pass a TOEFL test with the scores of at least 500, or pass an IELTS test with the scores of at least 5.5; both tests must be taken within last 2 years two from the date of application (except for the candidates who graduated from institution in which the English language is utilized in teaching and learning both in domestic and foreign country.) Candidates must submit the results of an English proficiency test that complies with the University requirements. Candidates must have the potential and readiness to study in the doctoral degree program. Candidates must have not been convicted of any felony. Candidates must not have contagious diseases i.e., tuberculosis or other chronic diseases i.e., alcoholism or be addicted to drugs. Candidates must submit a medical certificate issued by a certified doctor for admissions. Expenses of the Program The expenses throughout the curriculum is THB 600,000. Expenses of the program is THB 100,000 baht per semester, including: University fee: THB 30,000 Credit fees: (lecture/ dissertation THB 5,000 per credit, foundation course THB 2,500 per credit) Study material fees Computer and the Internet network fees Foreign academic trip fees Qualifying Examination fee Dissertation proposal examination fee Dissertation Defence fee seminar fee for dissertation advancement Other fees for graduate education, including: Entrance Examination fee: THB 1,000 New student registration fee: THB 2,500 Late registration fee: THB 100 per day Status maintenance fee: THB 5000 per semester Student ID card fee: THB 200 Overdue library book fee(s): THB 5 per day per book Notification or certification letter fee(s): THB 300 Graduate registration fee: THB 5,000 Admissions Requirements A copy of graduation certificate and the original must be presented: Master’s Degree or equivalent. A copy of academic transcript and the original must be presented: Master’s Degree program or equivalent. A copy of TOEFL, IELTS or other equivalent English proficiency test scores (not over 2 years) (If available) A letter of recommendation. A medical certificate issued by a certified doctor. A copy of citizen identification card or passport. A copy of resident registration (Thai applicants). Two one-inch size photographs. Application fee (Baht 500). A research conceptual framework paper, 10 pages (A4). Admissions Procedure Written examination (scopes of the examination, including research methodology, and principles of courses) Admissions interview Admissions Date The date of admission will be announced online at http://www.hu.ac.th/eng Admissions Results Announcement Admissions results will be announced online at http://www.hu.ac.th/eng [-]

Ph.D. (Business Administration)

Hatyai University
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Hat Yai, Songkhla

The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is founded upon the idea that business administration is an important factor in driving and developing an organization to accomplish its objectives efficiently and effectively. [+]

Doctor of Philosophy Doctor of Philosophy (Business Administration) Ph.D. (Business Administration) The Ph.D. Program in Business Administration is founded upon the idea that business administration is an important factor in driving and developing an organization to accomplish its objectives efficiently and effectively. Thus, we need to produce scholars, executives and consultants professionalized in business administration who are knowledgeable, have the ability to analytically think, maintain and uphold ethics in the profession, as well as personal morality, and proficient in administrating the business to achieve the ultimate goal. Additionally, students can create research-based knowledge in business administration and continually contribute to the development of an organization, the community, society and the country. Objectives of Program To produce Ph.D. graduates excelling in business administrative both of theories and advanced research and learning adaptability. To create opportunities and develop knowledge for scholars, executives and consultants in the business administration field, in order to respond to the demands of personnel in developing an organization, the community, society and the country. To produce Ph.D. graduates upholding ethics in business administration and working effectively to accomplish organization goals. Modes of Study The Ph.D. program provides two modes of study for students as follows: Plan 1: Dissertation mode (research-based): not less than 48 credits Plan 2: Coursework mode: not less than 60 credits (including 18 credits of compulsory courses, 6 credits of elective courses and 36 credits of dissertation) Instructional Date Saturdays & Sundays Study Courses (1) Foundation Courses 908-100 English for Doctoral Degree 908-101 Fundamental Statistics for Research 908-102 Preparing for Doctoral Degree Note: Exemption from the Foundation courses will be approved by the PhD Program Committee. (2) Compulsory Courses 908-201 Philosophy and Qualitative Research 908-202 Advanced Research Methodology for Business Administration 908-203 Advanced Statistics for Quantitative Research 908-204 Seminar in Modern Business Administration 908-205 Seminar in Corporate Financial Management 908-206 Seminar in Business Strategic Management (3) Elective Courses (two courses are chosen from the following list) 908-207 Seminar in Virtue, Ethics and Leadership for Business Administration 908-208 Seminar in Global Marketing Management 908-209 Seminar in Logistics and Supply Chain Management 908-210 Seminar in Information Technology Strategy and Management 908-211 Seminar in Corporate Social Responsibility 908-212 Seminar in Integrated Human Resource Management (4) Dissertation 908-701 Dissertation (48 Credits) (Plan 1) 908-702 Dissertation (36 Credits) (Plan 2) Qualification of Candidates Candidates must hold a Master’s Degree in Business Administration or relevant fields depending on the Graduate Studies Committee of Hatyai University’s judgment. Candidates must submit the results of an English proficiency test that complies with the University requirements. Candidates must have the potential and readiness to study in the doctoral degree program. Candidates must have not been convicted of any felony. Candidates must not have contagious diseases i.e., tuberculosis or other chronic diseases i.e., alcoholism or be addicted to drugs. Candidates must submit a medical certificate issued by a certified doctor for admissions. Expenses of the Program The total expense of the program is approximately Baht 540,000 consisting of the following: Tuition fee and other fees will be paid in a lump sum per semester: Baht 75,000 for each semester from the first to the fifth semester and Baht 95,000 for the sixth semester. The cost of overseas education trip will be collected in a lump sum for two summer semesters: Baht 35,000 per semester. Admissions Requirements A copy of graduation certificate and the original must be presented: Master’s Degree or equivalent. A copy of academic transcript and the original must be presented: Master’s Degree program or equivalent. A copy of TOEFL, IELTS or other equivalent English proficiency test scores (not over 2 years) (If available) A letter of recommendation. A medical certificate issued by a certified doctor. A copy of citizen identification card or passport. A copy of resident registration (Thai applicants). Two one-inch size photographs. Application fee (Baht 500). A research conceptual framework paper, 10 pages (A4). Admissions Procedure Written examination: The scopes of the exam include research methodology, business administration and English Admissions interview Admissions Date The date of admission will be announced online at http://hbs.hu.ac.th/PhD Admissions Results Announcement Admissions results will be announced online at http://hbs.hu.ac.th/PhD [-]

PhD in Environmental Toxicology

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant [+]

PhD in Environmental Toxicology

The rapid development of many countries within the region has led to the widespread use of chemicals in Industry, Agriculture, Public Health, as well as in our daily lives. This has resulted in significant chemical contamination and deterioration of the environment, with unavoidable impacts on the economy, society, and the health of the people.In addressing these problems, there is a pressing need for experts in the field of Environmental Toxicology, which is a field requiring knowledge in several inter-related sciences. In keeping with the national policy to generate high quality personnel in the fields of Science and Technology, CGI thus offers a graduate program in Environmental Toxicology to address this need to train a new generation of scientists that will become the driving force for the country, and region, in the years to come.... [-]


PhD in Chemical Biology

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

The Chemical Biology Program emphasizes the interface between Chemistry and Biology, as well as its potential applications for other fields. It involves the study of interactions between small [+]

PhD in Chemical Biology

The Chemical Biology Program emphasizes the interface between Chemistry and Biology, as well as its potential applications for other fields. It involves the study of interactions between small molecules and their possible biological targets, the study of biological pathways using chemical tools, drug delivery, as well as chemical understanding of disease states, in order to create basic science knowledge for future drug discovery efforts.The Program has been designed to train graduates to be capable of initiating collaborations on new frontiers of research with a multidisciplinary nature.

Doctoral Degree

    Candidates should hold a Master’s degree or its equivalent in the above-mentioned fields, with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 at the Master’s level.     Candidates holding a Bachelor’s degree with First Class Honors are also eligible. ... [-]

PhD in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Chulabhorn Graduate Institute
Campus Full time June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This [+]

PhD in Applied Biological Sciences: Environmental Health

Nowadays, it is known that the environment and health are inseparably interrelated. Environmental pollutants in the environment will affect human health sooner or later. This discipline will provide the foundation for understanding how environment pollutants affect health. Knowledgeable, capable, and technically skilled personnel, that have both a practical and theoretical understanding of environmental health, are needed to undertake research and academic work so that they can apply their knowledge and skill to identify and prevent health and environmental problems. Skill graduates are also needed to identify or synthesize chemical or biological substances to cure or prevent diseases and to use their knowledge and expertise to add value to the natural resources.The program aims to prepare students for careers in public health, drug discovery and development and related fields that deal with the application of modern biology to practical contemporary problems. The program is research oriented and focuses on method development and more detailed technical issues. Graduates will be trained to be both thinkers and practitioners.... [-]


PhD - Business Informatics

Dhurakij Pundit University's International College
Campus Part time 3 years June 2017 Thailand Bangkok

The rapid ongoing development of information and communication technology hardware, firmware and software has significantly impacted the way organizations manage their [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Business InformaticsWe are currently accepting applications for semester 1/2013. Scholarships are available.

Program Objectives: The rapid ongoing development of information and communication technology hardware, firmware and software has significantly impacted the way organizations manage their business. It has become necessary for management to become aware of these new developments as they drive new business initiatives from management and technological points of views. To meet the demand, DPUIC is offering a Doctor of Philosophy in Business Informatics for business executives and leaders who want to complement their present skills with an up-to-date understanding and knowledge of the information and communication technology-rich business environment. This program was also designed to improve research in information and communication technology.... [-]


Doctor of Philosophy in Technology

Asian University Thailand
Campus Full time 3 - 5 years June 2017 Thailand Chonburi

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme in Technology will focus primarily on creative research. Graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members on a wide variety of exciting research projects. [+]

Doctor of Philosophy in Technology

Our Ph.D. programme in Technology will focus primarily on creative research. Graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members on a wide variety of exciting research projects. Excellent opportunities are available for students to be immersed in a vibrant research-intensive environment.

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme in Technology will focus primarily on creative research. Graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members on a wide variety of exciting research projects. Excellent opportunities are available for students to be immersed in a vibrant research- intensive environment. The objective of this programme is to generate new knowledge necessary for development of countries in the region and to prepare graduate students for challenging careers in industry / academia / research and development (R&D) organizations in the global economy.... [-]