Doctor of Philosophy Program in Engineering (International Program)

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Engineering (International Program)

The Doctor of Philosophy Program in Engineering (Ph.D.) is the course established by the School of Engineering and Technology at Walailak University. The aim of these courses is to develop the University’s graduated studies, including further development of existing graduated studies as well as the development of the new International Programs, and to ensure their quality. These programs continually reviews individual studies, performs general evaluations and develops strategies with a view to setting up and maintaining a framework of resources necessary for the University’s research programs.

Degree

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering)

Objective of Studies

  1. To acquire a profound knowledge of their research field and its social significance;
  2. To obtain the necessary skills to independently apply the engineering methods of their field and produce new knowledge;
  3. To obtain a thorough knowledge of the research methods and development of their research field;
  4. To possess a sufficient level of expertise in the philosophy of engineering and other areas related to their research field.

Mode of Study

Full-time
Option 1.1: 9 Semesters
Option 1.2: 12 Semesters

Program structure

Option 1.1: 60 ECTS credits

YearSemester 1Semester 2Semester 3

1

Thesis

Seminar 1*

4 Credits

2(0-4-2)

Thesis

Seminar 2*

4 Credits

2(0-4-2)

Thesis

Seminar 3*

4 Credits

2(0-4-2)

2

Thesis8 CreditsThesis8 CreditsThesis8 Credits

3

Thesis8 CreditsThesis8 CreditsThesis8 Credits
Note: * No credit basis
Option 1.2: 90 ECTS credits
Year Semester 1 (Jul-Oct) Semester 2 (Nov-Jan) Semester 3 (Feb-May)

1

Thesis Seminar 1* 4 Credits 2(0-4-2) Thesis Seminar 2* 4 Credits 2(0-4-2) Thesis Seminar 3* 4 Credits 2(0-4-2)

2

Thesis Seminar 4* 4 Credits 2(0-4-2) Thesis Seminar 5* 4 Credits 2(0-4-2) Thesis Seminar 6* 4 Credits 2(0-4-2)

3

Thesis 8 Credits Thesis 8 Credits Thesis 8 Credits

4

Thesis 8 Credits Thesis 8 Credits Thesis 8 Credits
Note:  * No credit basis

Study Language

English

Tuition Fee

International student: 115,000 Baht/semester
Thai student: 90,000 Baht/semester

Scholarship / Grant

Doctoral candidates have various alternatives to finance their studies and research work.
Applications for funded doctoral student positions and applications for a right to study leading to doctoral degree are submitted using the electronic system College of Graduate Studies, Walailak University
Research funding can be discussed with the supervising professor.
Walailak University’s research groups have projects that can provide employment positions for doctoral students.

Further information on the scholarship system: College of Graduate Studies, Walailak University 

Eligibility

Relevant master’s degree awarded by a Thai university, or a corresponding degree completed abroad

Application

Further information on the application system: College of Graduate Studies, Walailak University 

Contact

For enquiries regarding the application process, application documents and language tests, please contact, please contact grad.walailak@gmail.com

For enquiries regarding the content of program and studies, please contact:
Associate Professor Dr. Pannipa Chaowana
Director of Ph.D. Engineering (International Program)
Telephone: +66 75672312
E-mail: mpannipa@mail.wu.ac.th

Brochure : Downloaded Document

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