Program Details

The Ph.D programme comprises an interrelated set of ‘subjects’ arranged in a progressive sequence. Individual taught courses are typically designed to carry a credit value of 3 credits each and will run through a single semester. A student who has a maste
Location:
Chon Buri, Thailand
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Academic Year

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programme in Technology will focus primarily on creative research. Graduate students have the opportunity to work closely with faculty members on a wide variety of exciting research projects. Excellent opportunities are available for students to be immersed in a vibrant research-intensive environment. The objective of this programme is to generate new knowledge necessary for development of countries in the region and to prepare graduate students for challenging careers in industry / academia / research and development (R&D) organizations in the global economy.

The Ph.D programme comprises an interrelated set of ‘subjects’ arranged in a progressive sequence. Individual taught courses are typically designed to carry a credit value of 3 credits each and will run through a single semester. A student who has a master’s degree must study a grand total of 60 credits comprising 12 credits of taught courses and 48 credits of thesis. A student who has only a bachelor’s degree must study a grand total of 84 credits comprising 12 credits of taught courses and 72 credits of thesis.

Although large in campus size, Asian University is small in student numbers. In classes of less than 20 students, interaction is intense and studying is based on projects and cases. No chance to get a good grade for memorizing the textbook - our lecturers aim to make you understand as they do.
Setting Description:
You want to study in fresh air, surrounded by plenty of nature, in a relaxed and quiet environment, and in close interaction with your fellow students and lecturers within small groups? Welcome to Asian University! Established in 1997, Asian University is the first fully international university in Thailand. The university is located in Chon Buri province approximately 150 km from Bangkok, and a short 25 minutes drive from the beach resorts of Jomtien and Pattaya. In small classes with intense teacher-student interaction, innovative educational approaches like active learning, peer-to-peer instruction, and minimally invasive education are the rule, rather than the exception. The courses are taught in English. All lecturers were educated at western universities; about 80 percent are native speakers of English. Beyond their academic qualification, all lecturers draw from extensive practical experience. The university has all the facilities of a modern university, including dormitorie

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