Faculty of Science

Doctor of Philosophy in Green Chemistry and Sustainability

Quick Information

HIGHLIGHTS

3-4

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • The first Green Chemistry program in Thailand and ASEAN
  • T-shaped design and entrepreneurship skills
  • World-wide academic & industrial collaborations

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University
+66 2218 7596 – 7
chemistry@chula.ac.th

Overview

Green Chemistry and Sustainability is an international graduate program offered by the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University. The program aims to support and motivate frontier research in green and sustainable chemistry, a driving force for the United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the BCG model (B for Bio Economy, C for Circular Economy, and G for Green Economy).

Why join the Green Chemistry and Sustainability program at Chula?

1

Basic Science to Support a Greener Planet

Students are provided with not only a solid chemistry background, but also trained to think beyond the conventional mind frame.  With the foundation of green and sustainable chemistry, and through research, students can apply their knowledge to efficiently invent innovations for a greener world.

2

T-Shaped Professional

In addition to a deeper knowledge in science, students will be equipped with business and design concepts.  Entrepreneurship camps and short course trainings will be organized regularly for students to acquire the entrepreneurship skills that will help turn inventions into innovations, while valuing the impact to the community and creating a sustainable society.

3

World-Wide Collaboration

To help establish the “Green Chemistry for Sustainability and Innovation Center” and to train students, the faculty has collaborated with world-wide academia and industry-related organizations, including Monash University, Yale University’s Center for Green Chemistry and Green Engineering, Zymergen, and Beyond Benign.  In the regular courses, special topics are taught by well-known professors from around the world and successful entrepreneurs.

Career Opportunities

Green Chemistry and Sustainability graduates can work in a wide variety of chemistry-related careers, whether in academia or the industry.  With the entrepreneurship skills acquired, they can become business start-uppers, turning research into innovations.

Admission

Program Duration

3 years (for master’s degree holders) or 
4 years (for bachelor’s degree holders)


Application Period

February –April and September – October


Admissions Timeline

For the latest update, visit https://greensi.chemcu.org/


Total Expected Intake

40


Admission Requirements

For master’s degree graduates, the application will be considered if the applicant:

  1. Is in the last semester of graduate school for a degree in science and technology or a related field, or has graduated with a master’s degree (or equivalent) in science and technology, or a related field.
  2. Has an accumulated grade point average (GPAx) of at least 3.25.
  3. Holds a certificate of English proficiency, with a minimum score of: 60 CU-TEP; 60 iBT TOEFL or 500 pBT TOEFL; or 5.0 IELTS.

For bachelor’s degree graduates, the application will be considered if the applicant:

  1. Has graduated, or is in the last semester of, a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in science, technology, or a related field.
  2. Has an accumulated grade point average (GPAX) of at least 3.00.
  3. Holds a certificate of English proficiency, with the following minimum scores: 60 CU-TEP; 60 iBT TOEFL or 500 pBT TOEFL; or 5.0 IELTS.

Fees

Fees (Baht) – (subjected to adjustments)

Thai Students
Non–Thai Students
Tuition Fee
33,500
33,500
Program Fee
70,000
70,000
International Student Fee
60,000
Total fees per semester
103,500
163,500

Contact

Faculty of Science

Chulalongkorn University

Mahamakut Building, 11th floor
254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, 
Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218 7596 – 7

Email
chemistry@chula.ac.th

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