Faculty of Medicine

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Program in Medical Sciences

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HIGHLIGHTS

4

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • One of Asia’s Leading Medical Schools
  • Excellence in Research and International Opportunities
  • High Employability

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences (International Program)
Graduate Affairs,Faculty of Medicine

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2256 4475
+66 2256 4663 Ext. 16
medical.sciences.cu@gmail.com

Overview

The Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, founded in 1947, emphasizes academic excellence through diversified medical concentrations in our graduate and postgraduate programs.  With over 70 years of experience and international collaborations, our strong medical heritage anchors our efforts to propel our program into uncharted frontiers in medicine. To this day, the Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology and biomedical research.  The faculty continually leads the way in postgraduate training, research development, and healthcare excellence.  

The Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences is an integration of in-depth research in medical sciences and innovations from various disciplines to come up with a new body of knowledge. The program aims at producing academicians and researchers for our society and to be widely accepted nationally and internationally.

Our curriculum focuses on various fields in medical sciences, namely

  • Applied and Clinical Anatomy
  • Cell Biology and Human Molecular Genetics
  • Neurosciences
  • Parasitology and Tropical Medicine
  • Pathology 
  • Molecular Pharmacology and Advanced Therapeutics
  • Medical Physiology
  • Applied Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Clinical Pathology
WHY this program
at Chula

1

One of Asia’s Leading Medical Schools

The faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University is ranked in the top 50 of Asia’s leading medical schools by QS World University Rankings in 2018.  Times Higher Education Impact Rankings 2020, based on Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) ranks Chulalongkorn among 101-200 (among 766 universities from 85 countries). The Faculty of Medicine is also certified by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).  We publish over 400 publications in international journals annually.  We also have close cooperation and strategic partnerships with over 100 leading medical institutions and medical research from around the world, e.g. WHO, NIH, MD Anderson Cancer Institutes, and University of Liverpool, to name a few.  This is strong evidence of our highest teaching and learning standards and our strong commitment to world excellence.

2

Excellence in Research and International Opportunities

Our program focuses mainly on in-depth research with the integration of medical sciences and innovations from various disciplines to come up with a new body of knowledge.  Our students will gain extensive research experience in working at Chulalongkorn’s Center of Excellence (CE), Research Unit (RU), Medical Research Center (MRC), and Clinical Research Center (CRC).  We also encourage our students to publish their work in recognized international journals and to present their work at international conferences.

3

High Employability

Our graduates are skilled and knowledgeable in quality research.  Many of our students produce internationally accepted research projects and findings that they received numerous awards bringing great reputation to our Faculty and the university. They are highly sought after by famous international companies, hospitals abroad as well as reputable educational institutions to work as postdoctoral researchers and/or lecturers.

Career Opportunities

Our graduates can become professors and pre-clinic-researchers for many faculties including Faculty of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, Faculty of Veterinary, Faculty of Medical Technology, Faculty of Nursing, and Faculty of Health Science. Also, they can conduct innovative research in different branches of medical sciences.

Admission

There are 2 schemes of studies: 

1.1) For master’s degree graduates; and 
1.2) For bachelor’s degree graduates.

For course details and program structure, please visit our website or e-mail us at medical.sciences.cu@gmail.com.

Qualifications of applicants

Scheme 1.1) For master’s degree graduates:

  • Hold a master’s degree in biological science or equivalent with English proficiency test score (taken within 2 years of the date of admission to the program) meeting the university’s requirement: IELTS: 5.5, or TOEFL: 525, or CU-TEP: 67.
  • Other qualifications per Chulalongkorn Graduate School’s announcement in each academic year or the approval of the Program Committee.

Scheme 1.2) For bachelor’s degree graduates:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree in science or equivalent with English proficiency test score (taken within 2 years of the date of admission to the program) meeting the university’s requirement: IELTS: 5.5, or TOEFL: 525, or CU-TEP: 67.  
  • Other qualifications per Chulalongkorn Graduate School’s announcement in each academic year or the approval of the Program Committee.

How to apply

Graduate Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, 
Chulalongkorn University, Rama 4 Rd., 
Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand.

Academic Calendar Year

The program operates on a semester system: a) First semester from August – December; b) Second semester from January – May.

Contact

Ph.D. Program in Medical Sciences (International Program)

Graduate Affairs

Faculty of Medicine

Chulalongkorn University

Rama 4 Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2256 4475
+66 2256 4663 Ext. 16

Email
medical.sciences.cu@gmail.com

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