Faculty of Science

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Computer Science and Information Technology

วิทยาการคอมพิวเตอร์และ เทคโนโลยีสารสนเทศ (ภาษาอังกฤษ)

Quick Information

HIGHLIGHTS

4

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • Be a Part of Cutting-Edge Researches in CSIT
  • Focus More on Research and Less on Coursework
  • International Teaching-Learning Atmosphere in Fully Equipped Facilities

CONTACT PROGRAM

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science
Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 5156
+66 2218 5140
csit@math.sc.chula.ac.th

Overview

Computer science and information technology have been the most essential academic fields behind the success of world industries such as aerospace, automobile, communication, multi-media, medicine, business, agriculture, and military, to name a few. Presently, a great number of equipment and tools are embedded with advanced and complex algorithms. 

The Ph.D. program in Computer Science and Information Technology (CSIT) at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, Chulalongkorn University is a world-class advanced research program.  We aim to produce high-quality research and graduate students who can be the research leaders in the fields. Through fusing of firm mathematical knowledge with computer science and information technology, students will enhance their skills in conducting world-class researches and serve the industrial and non-industrial sectors after graduation.

WHY this program
at Chula

1

Be a Part of Cutting-Edge Researches in CSIT

Our Ph.D. students will get to be a part of state-of-the-art researches under the supervision of internationally recognized faculty members in various advanced and emerging areas in CSIT, such as Neural Computing, Artificial Intelligence, Bioinformatics, Internet-of-Things, etc.  All research activities are conducted at different research laboratories of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science. Students joining each laboratory may be awarded research scholarships from the available research grant of the laboratory.  

2

Focus More on Research and Less on Coursework

Students with M.Sc. degrees can immediately conduct their researches after being admitted to the program. No coursework is required.  Those with B.S. degrees can also start conducting the researches while completing 24 credits of coursework alongside. Two international publications in the journals indexed by ISI and SCOPUS databases must be achieved before graduation. Students are advised to join their potential advisors’ research groups within the first year of study.  Furthermore, students will have an opportunity to join other domestic leading research groups in the cooperative research networks of 21 universities and also other foreign universities. Financial aids are available in forms of teaching assistantships and research assistantships.

3

International Teaching-Learning Atmosphere in Fully Equipped Facilities

Besides having the opportunity to learn how the advanced research is done with internationally recognized faculty members in the program, students can access most international journals, proceedings, manuscripts indexed by various databases such as ISI and SCOPUS. Each student is provided with a desk and a new personal computer during the study period.  Wi-Fi connectivity and co-working spaces are also available throughout the campus which is conveniently located in the heart of Bangkok and surrounded by modern commercial facilities and accommodations accessible via public transportation.

Career Opportunities

Our Ph.D. graduates can have the following careers: 

  • Researcher in industrial and governmental sector
  • University professor
  • High technology entrepreneur
  • Computer consultant
  • Data scientist
  • Data engineer
  • Software developer

Contact

Department of Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

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