Available Programs in Academic Year 2019

Doctoral Programs

1.1     Doctor of Philosophy Program in Business Administration                                    

Semester1
                   –         Option: 1.1
                            Accepted student per semester: 1 student
                            To apply for Ph.D. candidature, you will need to have completed a Master’s degree approved international equivalent. Candidates may also be required to provide evidence of research expertise.

                    Required documentation
                   –         The applicants must hold a master’s degree or equivalent from the Commission on Institution of Higher Education in Business  Administration
                   –         Your professional CV
                   –         A preliminary research proposal of no more than 300 words
                   –         Documentary evidence of your English language proficiency
                   –         Other NU documents required

2.1 Doctor of Arts Program in Thai

      Semester1

  •   Option: 2.1

         Accepted student per semester: 5 students

Admission Requirements
  –      The applicant must have a Bachelor degree in Thai language or related fields with at least 18 credits of Thai Language Courses.
–        The applicant must have a Master degree in Thai language or related fields from the university that has research no less than 12 credits and have a GPA of no less than 3.25.
–        The applicant must pass Thai language exam assessed by the curriculum committee.
–        The applicant must have other qualifications as specified by Naresuan University.

2.2 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Folklore

  • Option: 1.1

        1. Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in folklore or related fields from accredited institution with GPA 3.25

        2. At least a piece of paper publication (which is a non-relevant thesis topic) in academic journal with peer review is required. A folklore-related research is also applicable. And/Or the applicants are required to submit a brief research proposal. This should include a preliminary title for the research project, identify the main area of research, comment critically on the existing literature and indicate likely sources for the research. Applicants should provide them with other evidences on the submission date.

        3. Three letters of recommendations from three unrelated persons who are able to evaluate academic and/or professional performance are required. Applicants should provide them with other evidences on the submission date

        4. International applicants are required to take the test of English TOEFL (> 500 PBT, > 173 CBT, > 61 IBT) or IELT5 (5.0)

          – Paper based TOEFL 500

          – Computer based TOEFL 173

          – Internet based TOEFL 61

          – IELT5 5

        5. In case that applicants are not able to qualify these conditions, the decision by the committees of folklore is finalised.

 

Option: 2.1

1. Applicants should possess a Master’s degree in folklore or related fields from accredited institution with GPA 3.25

2. At least a piece of paper publication (which is a non-relevant thesis topic) in academic journal with peer review is required. A folklore-related research is also applicable. Applicants should provide them with other evidences on the submission date.

3. Three letters of recommendations from three unrelated persons who are able to evaluate academic and/or professional performance are required. Applicants should provide them with other evidences on the submission date

4. As the coursework is in Thai language, International applicants are required to take the test of Chulalnogkorn University Thai Proficiency Test of Thai as a Foreign Language (CUTFL). If not, the applicants are able to write a long essay (1 – 3 pages) on the topic, ‘why do you want to study in PhD Folklore, Nareasuan University’ in Thai language with hand writing and verify the identity by signature. Applicants should provide them with other evidences on the submission date.

5. In case that applicants are not able to qualify these conditions, the decision by the committees of folklore is finalised.

 

 

3.1    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Architecture
          Semester1
   –       Option: 1.1
         Accepted student per semester: 3 students

  •    Option: 1.2

         Accepted student per semester: 1 students

  •   Option: 2.1

  Accepted student per semester: 5 students
Semester2

  •   Option: 1.1

  Accepted student per semester: 2 students

  •   Option: 1.2

  Accepted student per semester: 1 students
 
     Admission Requirements
  –      Option: 1.1 Thai and international students who received a Master Degree or an equivalent qualification in architecture or other related field as recognised by the Ministry of Education or the curriculum coordinator committee.
–        Option: 2.1 Thai and international students who received a Master Degree or an equivalent qualification in architecture or other related fields as recognised by the Ministry of Education or the curriculum coordinator committee.
–        Option: 1.2 Thai and international students who received a high distinction or equivalent in Bachelor Degree or an equivalent qualification in architecture or other related fields as recognised by the Ministry of Education or the curriculum coordinator committee.

4.1  Doctor of Philosophy Program in Computer Science
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students                              
          
         General requirements
                –      An applicant must hold master degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or computer Engineering, or fields relate to Computer Science with the program Committee Considerations.
                –     An applicant master degree’s GPA must higher or equivalent to 3.50.
                –     An applicant must have at least 1 international journal publication with his/her name as the first author or the corresponding author.

4.2    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Information Technology
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 3 students                              
          
               General requirements
                –     Must hold Masters degree in Information Technology or related fields with GPA 3.50 or higher or equivalent.
                –     have working experiences in related fields at least 3 years.
                –     have experiences of publishing journal articles.
                –     achieve English proficiency exam according to Naresuan university requirements for all applicants whose native language  is NOT English.
               –      If an applicant’s qualifications do not meet the above requirements, the final decision will rest with the Program  Committee.

4.3    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Mathematics
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students   
         –    Option: 2.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students
                –    Option: 2.2
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students   
        
            General requirements
             Option: 1.1
                –     A master’s degree in Mathematics or equivalent from university or institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.
                –     In case of qualification dose not consistent with 1, it shall be in accordance with the resolution of the meeting of the responsible lecturers for the Doctor of philosophy program in Mathematics.
            Option: 2.1
                –     A master’s degree in Mathematics or equivalent from university or institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.
                –     In case of qualification dose not consistent with 1, it shall be in accordance with the resolution of the meeting of the responsible lecturers for the Doctor of philosophy program in Mathematics.        
            Option: 2.2   
               –      A bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or equivalent from a university or institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.
               –      A preferred GPA of 3.25 or above of undergraduate study.
               –      In case of qualification dose not consistent with 1, it shall be in accordance with the resolution of the meeting of the responsible lecturers for the Doctor of philosophy program in Mathematics.        

4.4    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Statistics
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students   
                –    Option: 2.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students
                –    Option: 2.2
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students   
        
          General requirements
             Option: 1.1
                –     The candidates must hold master degree in Statistics or related fields from a university or institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.
                –     Have experience in teaching statistics or related subjects in higher education institution for at least 3 years.
               –     If the qualifications stated in item 1 and 2 is not satisfied, the acceptance of offer will be determined by program administration committee.
           

  Option: 2.1
              –      The candidates must hold master degree in Statistics or related fields from a university or institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.              
              –      If the qualifications stated in item 1 and 2 is not satisfied, the acceptance of offer will be determined by program administration committee.
       
       Option: 2.2   
               –      The candidates must hold master degree in Statistics or related fields with honors or graduated with GPA for at least 3.20 from a university or institution accredited by the Ministry of Education.              
                –      If the qualifications stated in item 1 and 2 is not satisfied, the acceptance of offer will be determined by program administration committee.
       
4.5    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Physics
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students   
               
          Semester2
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students   
               
         General requirements
                –    Graduated Master degree in Physics or related curriculum, or Bachelor Degree (2nd honor) or related curriculum (2nd honor).

4.6    Doctor of Philosophy Program in Applied Physics
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students   
         Semester2
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students   
       
         General requirements
        –    Applicants should have undergraduate preparation in Applied physics or in another field related with physics or in an engineering field.

4.7      Doctor of Philosophy Program in Chemistry
         Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students
          Semester2
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students 

         General requirements
        –    Applicants have to have finished a Master degree in either Chemistry or related degree, or comparable qualification under the higher education agreement of Education Ministry and should follow the regulation of Naresuan University and the graduate school in the preliminary presence of Naresuan University announcement.

4.8      Doctor of Philosophy Program in Biological Sciences                         

Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students
          Semester2
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students 

           General requirements
        – To be eligible for the Ph.D. Program in Biological Sciences, applicants are required the M.S. degree in Biology or other related field of Biological Sciences. 
      –  The personal statement (750-1000 words) should be written why you are interested in earning a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, what personal experiences have shaped this interest, and what research topics you would like to pursue for your dissertation.

4.9      Doctor of Philosophy Program in Biotechnology                     

Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students
          Semester2
                –     Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 2 students 

           General requirements
        –   To be eligible for the Ph.D. Program in Biotechnology, applicants are required the M.S. degree in Biotechnology or are related field of Biotechnology Sciences.
        –   The personal statement (750-1000 words) should be written why you are interested in earning this program, what personal experiences have shaped this interest, and what research topics you would like to pursue for your dissertation.

5.1   Doctor of Philosophy Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences
           Semester1
                –     Option: 1.1  
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students                     

                 –     Option: 1.2
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students  
             Semester2    
                 –    Option: 1.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students
                 –    Option: 1.2
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students 
          
             Student Qualifications:
             Option: 1.1 (3 years program)
                –   Having a master’s degree in sciences related areas (e.g. Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Health Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, physiology)
               –     GPA is equal to or higher than 3.25 (out of 4.00).If using different grading system, please indicate the equivalent.
              Option: 1.2 (4 years program)
              –     Having a bachelor’s degree in sciences related areas (e.g. Pharmaceutical Sciences, Medical Sciences, Health Sciences, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Biology, Microbiology, physiology)
               –     GPA is equal to or higher than 3.50 (out of 4.00).If using different grading system, please indicate the equivalent.
              –      Must hold a minimum of English proficiency score from either TOEFL or IELTS as show in the table below.

English Proficiency Test

Doctoral Degree

Paper based TOEFL

550

Computer based TOEFL

213

Internet based TOEFL

79

IELTS

6.5

     Document Required:
            –    Academic transcript
                  (bachelor and master levels for Option: 1.1)
            –     English proficiency scores
            –     Statement of purpose
            –     Two letters of recommendation

6.1 Doctor of Public Health Program        
          Semester1
                 –     Option: 2.1
                      Accepted student per semester: 5 students  
          
           Student Qualifications:
                –    Graduated with a Master’s degree or equivalent in public health or health sciences and related field, such as nursing, Medical, Dentistry, Veterinary Medicine, Pharmacy, Medical Technology, Applied Alliance or other related fields, from Institutions accredited by the Ministry of Education. Or the applicant is in the final year of the Master’s program and is expected to fulfill the requirements before the first semester starts. All applicants are to have all other qualifications required by the University.
               –     For those who did not conform to the properties 1. To file a request to be considered for admissions. Depending on the discretion of the Doctor of Public Health Program Committee.

7.1Doctor of Philosophy Program in Electrical Engineering
            Semester1
              –   Option: 1.1    
                   Accepted student per semester: 5 students   
              –   Option: 1.2  
                  Accepted student per semester: 5 students
              –   Option: 2.1
                       Accepted student per semester: 5 students 
               –  Option: 2.2
                  Accepted student per semester: 5 students  

        Qualification of Applicants

                 Option: 1.1
               –    Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent Electrical Engineering or related field.
               –   Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate            Studies in B.E. 2016 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.”
                –  Applicants must have a minimum GPA at Master Degree level of not less than 3.00, or an approval obtained                   from the instructor who is responsible for the curriculum.
                   Option: 1.2
                 – Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent Electrical Engineering or related field.
                 – Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate            Studies in B.E. 2016 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.” 
                 – Applicants must have a minimum GPA at Bachelor Degree level of not less than 3.25, or an approval obtained                   from the instructor who is responsible for the curriculum.
                   Option: 2.1
                 –  Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent Electrical Engineering or related field.
                 – Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate            Studies in B.E. 2016 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.” 
                   Option: 2.2
                –   Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related field.
               –    Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate Studies in B.E. 25516 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.”
                –   Applicants must have a minimum GPA at Bachelor Degree level of not less than 3.25.

 7.2 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Computer Engineering                     
Semester1

              –   Option: 1.1    
                   Accepted student per semester: 2 students   
              –   Option: 1.2  
                  Accepted student per semester: 2 students
              –   Option: 2.1
                  Accepted student per semester: 5 students 
               –  Option: 2.2
                  Accepted student per semester: 5 students 

        Qualification of Applicants
         Option: 1.1
               –   Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related field.
               –   Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate            Studies in B.E. 2016 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.”
          –    Applicants must have a minimum GPA at Master Degree level of not less than 3.00, or an approval obtained from the instructor who is responsible for the curriculum.
        Option: 1.2
       –   Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related field.
       –     Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate Studies in B.E. 2016 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.”
       –   Applicants must have a minimum GPA at Bachelor Degree level of not less than 3.25, or an approval obtained from the instructor who is responsible for the curriculum.
      Option: 2.1
       –   Applicants must hold a Master’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related field.
       –   Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate Studies in B.E. 2559 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.”
   

  Option: 2.2
       –  Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Electrical Engineering or related field.
       –  Applicants must have other qualifications as stipulated by Naresuan University Regulations of Graduate Studies in B.E. 2016 on “Qualifications of admission, or Notification of Naresuan University.”
      –   Applicants must have a minimum GPA at Bachelor Degree level of not less than 3.25.

8.3 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Agricultural Science                       
Semester1

            –  Option: 1.1  
               Accepted student per semester: 1 student
        Semester2  
           –    Option: 1.1  
                Accepted student per semester: 1 student
         Entry Requirements
          –     M.S. Agricultural Science
          –     M.S. Science and Technology
          –     GPA 3.25
          –     1,000 words of research topic essay
English Language Requirements (Minimum score)

English Proficiency Test

Master Degree

Paper based TOEFL

500

Computer based TOEFL

173

Internet based TOEFL

61

IELTS

5

NU Writing

70

Cambridge Placement Test online

92

8.4 Doctor of Philosophy in Environmental Science                                 
 Semester1

            –  Option: 1.1  
               Accepted student per semester: 2 students        
            –  Option: 1.2                
               Accepted student per semester: 2 students
        Semester2  
           –    Option: 1.1  
                Accepted student per semester: 2 students
          –    Option: 1.2  
                Accepted student per semester: 2 students
 Entry Requirements
          –     M.S. Environmental Science
          –     M.S. Science and Technology
          –     M.S. Health Science
          –     Or related fields
          –     GPA 3.25 (Type 1.2 GPA 3.20)
          –     At least 2 years of work experience in the environment for Option: 1.1
          –     In case of non-compliance, it is up to the discretion of the committee.
          –    1,000 words of research topic essay

English Language Requirements (Minimum score)

English Proficiency Test

Master Degree

Paper based TOEFL

500

Computer based TOEFL

173

Internet based TOEFL

61

IELTS

5

NU Writing

70

Cambridge Placement Test online

92

 8.5 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Agricultural Biotechnology                                      
     Semester1
            –  Option: 1.1  
               Accepted student per semester: 1 student       
        Semester2  
           –    Option: 1.1  
                Accepted student per semester: 1 student
Entry Requirements
          –     M.S. Agricultural Science
          –     M.S. Science and Technology
          –     M.S. Biotechnology
          –     M.S. Biology
          –     M.S. Genetics
          –     M.S. Food Industry
          –     GPA 3.25
          –     1,000 words of research topic essay
English Language Requirements (Minimum score)

English Proficiency Test

Master Degree

Paper based TOEFL

500

Computer based TOEFL

173

Internet based TOEFL

61

IELTS

5

NU Writing

70

Cambridge Placement Test online

92

9.1 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Renewable Energy
            Semester1
               –  Option: 1.1
                  Accepted student per semester: 10 students
          Special Admission Requirements 
             – All applicants are required to have a master’s degree or equivalent in the Sciences, Engineering, or related areas.
            – See also general University Graduate School requirement.

      9.2 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Smart Grid Technology
           Semester1
               –  Option: 1.1
                  Accepted student per semester: 10 students
          Special Admission Requirements 
             – All applicants are required to have a master’s degree or equivalent in the Sciences, Engineering, or related areas.
            – See also general University Graduate School requirement.

10.1 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Health Systems Management (International Program)    
            Semester1
      –  Option: 1.1
          Accepted student per semester: 2 students
    General Qualifications
             –  Students are required to have a Master’s degree in  Sciences;  Technological Sciences, Health Sciences, Social Science, or other fields approved approved by the Thailand or other countries higher educational institutes certified by Ministry of Education.
            –   No record of court-ordered imprisonment except for wrongdoing by recklessness or a misdemeanor.
            –   No record of dismissal due to behavior from any educational institutes
            –   Healthy, no diseases that can cause educational obligations
            –   Other qualifications as specified by the Graduate School and Naresuan University
            –   If there are inconsistent conditions from No. 1-5 above, the students will be considered by the curriculum committee

 

    Specific Qualifications
           –   Students are required to have Master’s or equal degree of education in Science, Technological Sciences, Health Sciences or Social Science or other fields approved by the Thailand or other countries higher educational institutes certified by Ministry of Education.         
          –   Students who graduated from other fields of study apart from those stated in NO.1 are required to be experienced in working or researching no Health Sciences or Social Sciences about health or health systems for more than 3 years; or have a published an article in a journal approved by Naresuan University Regulations within previous 5 years prior to the day of enrolment.
          –   Students who are inconsistent with No.1 and No.2 will be considered by the curriculum committee of Health Systems Management.
       –   Students are required to write an article about a relevant research (no more than 5 pages of A4 paper)
       –   Other qualifications as specified by Naresuan University Regulations for Graduate 2016; Title 5 students Requirement (Information will be advised in appendix)
       Specific Qualifications
     –   The specific qualifications are subject to Naresuan University Announcement; Title: The Criterion of English Proficiency Test for Graduates Students 2010 and Second Edition 2012 (IELTS or TOEFL)

11.1 Doctor of Philosophy Program in ASEAN Studies (International Program)          
           Semester1
      –  Option: 2.1 Coursework Track. A graduation requirement of 36 credit units.
          Minimum of 12 coursework credit units
          Accepted student per semester: 5 students
   
Note: Doctor of Philosophy program is open for applications throughout the semester.
   Qualifications and General Requirements:
             –  Applicants must hold both bachelor’s and master’s degrees or their equivalents form a higher educational institution recognized by the Office of the Higher Education Commission
            –   He/She has never been convicted by a court of law, except for negligence and petty offenses.
           –   He/She has not been expelled or dismissed because of behavior from any institution.
           –   He/She must be physically and mentally fit with no serious condition which may affect academic performance.
           –   He/She should meet all qualifications required by the Graduate School.
 

  Subject of Specialization
         –   At least a pass markof MSc/MA level in social science or relevant fields from an institution approved by the Office of the Higher Education Commission, Thailand
         –   A minimum English proficiency score: only either a TOEFL (internet based) score of at least 60, or an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0. These two scores are university requirement for obtaining the scholarship. However, CACS prefers either a TOEFL (internet based) score of at least 79 or an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5. Students who pass NU’s minimum English requirement but fail to meet CACS’s minimum English requirement must attend the English class provided free of charge by the NU Language Center until she/he receives the passing grade of level B2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
        –  Statement of purpose (1,000 words)
        –  Research proposal (1,500-2,000 words)
        –  Two letters of recommendation (at least one from an academic institution and one from former place of affiliation) Curriculum Vitae

 

** Note: For Graduate School Admissions from Academic Year 2014 (BE 2557) onwards, the university has a policy of;
      –  No written examination, As per University Executive Board Resolution No.17/2555 Article 6, dated 4 September 2012.
      –  No oral examination. As per Academic Committee Board Resolution No.7/2556 Article 1, dated 19 July 2013.

12.1 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Logistics and Supply Chain        
            Semester1
         – Option: 1.1
             Accepted student per semester: 5 students

13.1   Doctor of Philosophy Program in Southeast Asian Studies                                    

           Semester1
                        –   Option: 1.1
                            Accepted student per semester: 2 students
                        –   Option: 2.1
                            Accepted student per semester: 2 students

           13.2   Doctor of Philosophy Program in Social Development
                    Semester1
                      –   Option: 1.1
                          Accepted student per semester: 5 students
                      Special Admission Requirements
                     –      Concept Paper