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Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)

 

 

Program Title:

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)

 

Name of the Degree:

Full name: Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing Science)

Abbreviation: Ph.D. (Nursing Science)

 

Responsible Unit:

- Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital, Mahidol University

- Faculty of Nursing, Mahidol University

- Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University

 

Philosophy of the Program:

The Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)is a program that aims to produce the PhD graduates with advanced knowledge in breadth and depth, high competency in nursing and advanced research; profound comprehension of principle and theories in nursing science; critical thinking and creativity; and self-directed learning to develop new knowledge and innovation in responsive to the health needs according to people’s beliefs, culture and practices; being a leader, teamwork, effective communication, and integration of technology in nursing education, research, and practices with respect to codes of ethics and professional conduct, and cultural diversity.

 

Program Goals (Program Educational Objectives; PEOs):

The program aims to develop learners to:

1.         Be a nursing scholar with quality, morality, and ethics (PEO1)

2.         Analyze and synthesize nursing knowledge to improve people’s health and quality of life (PEO2)

3.         Create high-quality research with ethical consideration in generating a body of new knowledge in nursing and health (PEO3)

4.         Demonstrate appropriate leadership and followership, have good interactions with those who get involved with, and be responsible for themselves and others (PEO4)

5.         Disseminate knowledge, convey, and exchange information, use appropriate information technology to search and collect data and be able to communicate effectively at both national and international levels (PEO5)

 

Program Learning Outcomes (Expected Learning Outcomes; ELOs):

After completion of the program, the PhD graduates are able to:

1.         Have responsibility and adhere to codes of ethics and professional conduct relevant to nursing profession and health (ELO1)

2.         Apply a body of knowledge and strengthen skills and competency in developing research related to health (ELO2)

3.         Develop nursing research and innovation to enhance health care system and nursing (ELO3)

4.         Initiate changes to improve health care and nursing systems by demonstrating leadership and teamwork skills, and understanding the diversity and multiculturalism (ELO4)

5.         Disseminate knowledge, convey and exchange knowledge in academic and public forums, and effectively use communication and digital technology at both national and international levels (ELO5)

 

Study Plan:

There are two study plans for a candidate to select for submitting application:

Plan 1.1 →      At least 48 credits

- Dissertation 48 credits

Total 48 credits

Plan 2.1 →      At least 52 credits

1. Required courses 12 credits

2. Elective courses no less than 4 credits

3. Dissertation 36 credits

Total 52 credits

 

Time to Apply for Admission:

Applicants can apply for admission all year round. The committee will consider applications four times a year according to the timeline of Faculty of Graduate Studies.

 

Qualifications of Applicants:

    For Study Plan 1.1

1.         hold a master’s degree in nursing or in fields related to nursing, which includes finishing a nursing theory course of at least 2 credit hours and a theory course in the substantive area of at least 2 credit hours

2.         have experience in conducting research and have at least 1 publication in a peer-reviewed international journal and at least 1 publication in a peer-reviewed national journal as the first author or corresponding author, but not the publication for graduation

3.         hold a registered nurse license (or equivalent) in his/her own country

4.         have a minimum grade point average (GPA) 3.50 of 4.00 scale at the master degree level

5.         pass an English proficiency examination scores as the requirement of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University

6.         Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Administrative Committee and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

 

For Study Plan 2.1

1.         hold a master’s degree in nursing or in fields related to nursing, which includes finishing a nursing theory course of at least 2 credit hours and a theory course in the substantive area of at least 2 credit hours

2.         applicants who had graduated with a master’s degree in nursing must have experience in conducting research and have at least 1 publication in a peer-reviewed international or national journal as the first author or corresponding author, but not the publication for graduation

3.         hold a registered nurse license (or equivalent) in his/her own country

4.         have a minimum grade point average (GPA) 3.50 of 4.00 scale at the master’s degree level

5.         pass an English proficiency examination scores as the requirement of the Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University

6.         Other exceptions may be considered by the Program Administrative Committee and the Dean of the Faculty of Graduate Studies

 

Program Code for Application:

4601DG00 DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN NURSING SCIENCE (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM)  FACULTY OF MEDICINE RAMATHIBODI HOSPITAL & FACULTY OF NURSING

Interested in applying, please visit https://graduate.mahidol.ac.th/inter/prospective-students/

 

Contact Person:

Associate Professor Dr. Manee Arpanantikul

Program Director of the Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)

Ramathibodi School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine Ramathibodi Hospital,

Mahidol University, Bangkok 10400, Thailand

email: manee.arp@mahidol.edu

Telephone: 02-201 2174 (call in Thailand) 662-201 2174 (call from other countries)

 

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