Doctor of Philosophy in Technology

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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 the 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.

Duration of Programme

This programme leads to the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.). A student who has a master’s degree in Technology Information Pack Asian University must complete the programme within a specified period of not less than five semesters and not more than six academic years. A student who has only a bachelor’s degree must complete the programme within a specified period of not less than seven semesters and not more than eight academic years.

Curriculum Structure

The Ph.D. programme comprises an interrelated set of ‘subjects’ arranged in a progressive sequence. Individually taught courses are typically designed to carry a credit value of 3 credits each and will run through a single semester. A student who has a master’s degree must study a grand total of 60 credits comprising 12 credits of taught courses and 48 credits of thesis. A student who has only a bachelor’s degree must study a grand total of 84 credits comprising 12 credits of taught courses and 72 credits of thesis.

Entrance Requirements

All applicants must satisfy the following general entrance requirements before being admitted to Asian University.
At the time of admission, the applicant must possess:

  • a bachelor’s degree in technological areas including sciences, engineering or related fields with a minimum GPA of 3.25 or a master’s degree in technological areas including sciences, engineering or related fields with a very good academic record and/or thesis experience from an accredited university in Thailand, or another internationally recognized university;
  • proficiency in the English language.
Last updated Feb 2018

About the School

Founded in 1993, Asian University is the first fully international university in Thailand. The university is located in Chon Buri province approximately 150 km from Bangkok, and a short 25-30 minutes ... Read More

Founded in 1993, Asian University is the first fully international university in Thailand. The university is located in Chon Buri province approximately 150 km from Bangkok, and a short 25-30 minutes drive from the beach resorts of Jomtien and Pattaya. Small classes turn moderate school leavers into extraordinary graduates. As they say, 'in a small class you cannot understand'. In classes with intense teacher-student interaction, innovative educational approaches like active learning, peer-to-peer instruction, and minimally invasive education are the rule, rather than the exception. The courses are taught in English. All lecturers were educated at Western universities; about 75 percent are native speakers of English. Beyond their academic qualifications, all lecturers draw from extensive practical experience. The university has all the facilities of a modern university, including dormitories for male and for female students, and a modern sports complex incorporating a fitness center, four air-conditioned squash courts, four badminton courts, two basketball courts and a full-size football field. Read less
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