DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN MULTICULTURAL STUDIES (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM)

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COURSE NAME : DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY PROGRAM IN MULTICULTURAL STUDIES (INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM)


Course description


The Ph.D. Program in Multicultural Studies offers a comprehensive curriculum exploring issues of ethno-cultural diversity, majority-minority relations, culture and citizenship which result in the unequal power structure in the society, particularly in the context of Southeast Asia, China and India. Students in the program explore issues of social discrimination and exclusion faced by ethnic minorities, migrants and refugees.

Course Highlights
  • The program is designed to enrich a cross-cultural learning environment and facilitate constructive dialogues among students from various cultural and professional backgrounds.
  • Our students will benefit by deepening their knowledge on cultural diversity and enhancing their skills in carrying out advanced social research.

Flat-rate fee

Paid per semester (in Baht)


Regular Program : 60,000 THB per semester

Remark : The expenditure is the same for all study plans, both for Thai and international students.

Total Expenses

Plan 1.1: 480,000 THB (4 academic years)
Plan 2.1: 420,000 THB (3.5 academic years)
Plan 2.2: 600,000 THB (5 academic years)

Related occupation


  1. Experts and knowledge disseminators in the field of multiculturalism
  2. Cultural Diversity Researchers
  3. Cultural Scholars
  4. Policy and Cultural Planning Analysts
  5. Human Rights Scholars
  6. Social Developers

Course structure


YearPlan 1.1Plan 2.1Plan 2.2
1Semester 1Semester 1Semester 1
Study courses based on personal interest with the approval of the advisor, in a non-credit. Preparation for qualification exams and research projects.LCCU510 Principal Concepts in Cultural StudiesLCCU510 Principal Concepts in Cultural Studies
LCMS601 Key Theoretical Concepts in Multicultural StudiesLCMS601 Key Theoretical Concepts in Multicultural Studies
LCMS602 Research Methodology in Multicultural StudiesLCMS602 Research Methodology in Multicultural Studies
Elective
Semester 2Semester 2Semester 2
Qualifying ExaminationLCMS603 Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Multicultural StudiesLCMS603 Seminar on Contemporary Issues in Multicultural Studies
LCMS898 DissertationElectiveLCMS604 Conceptualizing in Multicultural Studies Research
Elective
2Semester 1Semester 1Semester 1
LCMS898 DissertationQualifying ExaminationElective
LCMS699 Dissertation
Semester 2Semester 2Semester 2
LCMS898 DissertationLCMS699 DissertationQualifying Examination

LCMS799 Dissertation

3Semester 1Semester 1Semester 1
LCMS898 DissertationLCMS699 DissertationLCMS799 Dissertation
Semester 2Semester 2Semester 2
LCMS898 DissertationLCMS699 DissertationLCMS799 Dissertation
4Semester 1Semester 1Semester 1
LCMS799 Dissertation
Semester 2Semester 2Semester 2
LCMS799 Dissertation

Application


Admission

Application period

Admission Schedule Academic

Criteria for application

  1. IELTS 3.0
  2. TOEFL-iBT 32
  3. MU GRAD PLUS (MU GRAD TEST + SPEAKING) 40
  4. MU GRAD TEST 40

*An applicant without the above-mentioned qualifications may be taken into consideration by the Program Committee in conjunction with the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Plan 1.1: Master's Degree GraduatesPlan 2.1: Master's Degree GraduatesPlan 2.2: Bachelor's Degree Graduates
  1. Hold a master's degree in the social sciences or humanities from an educational institution certified by the Office of the Higher Education Commission.
  2. Achieve a cumulative grade point average of not less than 3.50.
  3. Have English language test results according to the criteria specified by the Graduate School at Mahidol University.
  4. Be the first author or the principal investigator in an article related to multiculturalism, published in an internationally accepted academic journal with peer review, within the last 5 years, with at least 1 academic work.
  5. Applicants with qualifications other than the above criteria may be considered for application and selection. Admission is at the discretion of the Program Chair and the Dean of the Graduate School.
  1. Hold a master's degree in the social sciences or humanities from an educational institution certified by the Office of the Higher Education Commission.
  2. Achieve a cumulative grade point average of not less than 3.50.
  3. Have English language test results according to the criteria specified by the Graduate School at Mahidol University.
  4. Applicants with qualifications other than the above criteria may be considered for admission at the discretion of the Program Chair and the Dean of the Graduate School.
  1. Have a bachelor's degree in social sciences or humanities from an educational institution certified by the Office of the Higher Education Commission.
  2. Attained a cumulative grade point average at the honors level.
  3. Have English language test results according to the criteria specified by the Graduate School at Mahidol University.
  4. Applicants with qualifications other than the above criteria may be considered for admission at the discretion of the Program Chair and the Dean of the Graduate School.

Application documents

Contact Information


Program Director
Assoc. Prof. Dr.Thithimadee Arphattananon
Email : thithimadee.art@mahidol.ac.th