Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Pharmaceutical Care

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HIGHLIGHTS

2

YearS Full-time

Duration

  • Individualized Degree Plan
  • A wide variety of research options
  • Conveniently located in the heart of Bangkok

ADMISSION

CONTACT PROGRAM

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chulalongkorn University

+66 2218 8403

Overview

The Ph.D. Program in Pharmaceutical Care at Chulalongkorn University was established to produce graduate students in several fields of expertise. Students can choose to participate in our faculty members’ research including patient care in different areas, e.g. endocrinology, oncology, nephrology; cardiovascular system (CVS), central nervous system (CNS – neurology, psychiatry), infectious disease, immunology, transplantation, HIV, adverse drug reaction (ADR), clinical trials, pharmacogenomics, pharmacotherapy, health-related outcomes, personalized medicine, population pharmacokinetics, clinical pharmacokinetics, clinical nutrition, clinical pharmacology. The program also provides training and research in acute care, community pharmacy, ambulatory care and health system. 

WHY this program
at Chula

With the aim to support excellence in pharmacy practice, academics and research, we offer the tools and resources necessary to train the next generation of pharmacy graduates.  Program highlights include:

1

Individualized Degree Plan

We offer coursework and non-coursework degree programs designed around a core that establishes a strong research foundation, with electives that allow a flexibility to explore  specialized areas of interest. The combined MS/PhD degree conveniently allows qualified MS students to pursue a PhD degree to generate new knowledge through scientific research.

2

A wide variety of research options

Main research areas include hospital pharmacy, pharmacotherapy, clinical pharmacokinetics, clinical nutrition and outcome research, which give students the opportunity to develop projects of their own interest under a faculty mentor and to publish the findings in a peer-reviewed journal.

3

Conveniently located in the heart of Bangkok

Chulalongkorn University is one of the most prestigious universities in Thailand. The Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences is located in the heart of Bangkok and easily accessible via public transportation.  Several clinical facilities are in proximity to the campus, including King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Police General Hospital and University Community Pharmacy.

Career Opportunities

Graduates can work in pharmaceutically related careers such as

  • Clinical pharmacists, Hospital pharmacists
  • Researchers in public/private sectors
  • Academia

Admission

The program enrolls new students once a year.  Application submission takes place between February and the first week of May, followed by interview examination in May.  

For Doctor of Philosophy: the curriculum comprises 48 credits (for master’s degree graduates) -72 credits (for bachelor’s degree graduates) which take approximately 3-5 years in order to complete the study program. There are 4 types available:

  • Type 1.1 (for master’s degree graduates, research only);
  • Type 2.1 (for master’s degree graduates, research plus coursework);
  • Type 1.2 (for bachelor’s degree graduates, research only); and 
  • Type 2.2 (for bachelor’s degree graduates, research plus coursework)

Applicant’s Qualifications

For Master’s degree graduates (Type 1.1 and Type 2.1)  

  1. Applicants must hold a Master’s degree in Pharmacy or equivalence
  2. The English Proficiency Exam Score meets the university requirement
  3. Other qualifications that may be announced by Graduate school in each year or academic program committee approve for applying into the program

For Bachelor’s Degree graduates (Type 1.2 and Type 2.2)

  1. Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy or Doctor of Medicine with the first class honors or equivalence  
  2. The English Proficiency Exam Score meets the university requirement
  3. Other qualifications that may be announced by Graduate school in each year or academic program committee approve for applying into the program

Contact

Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Care

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Chulalongkorn University

254 Phayathai Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330 Thailand

Tel
+66 2218 8403

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