» Postgraduate Program

Faculty of Dentistry, Khon Kaen University Program
Academic Year 2019

Degree

Programs

Duration

Tuition fee/ Semester

Chair of Program/
Head of Department

Doctoral Degree
**
(Ph.D.)

Doctor of Philosophy Program  in Oral Sciences

3-4 years

65,000 THB

Dr.Patimaporn Pungchanchaikul
(patpun@kku.ac.th)

Master's Degree
(M.Sc.)

Plan A2

Master of Science Program in Dentistry

 

2 years

 

65,000 THB

 

Major in:
• Pediatric Dentistry
(Note: 3-year working experiences)

Dr.Patimaporn Pungchanchaikul
(patpun@kku.ac.th)

• Oral Diagnostic Sciences
(Oral Medicine, Radiology, Pathology and Orofacial Pain Management)

Asst.Prof. Poramaporn Klanrit
(porakla@kku.ac.th)

• Restorative Dentistry
(Combined Operative and Endodontic)

Dr. Suchart Wongkhantee
(suchart1407@hotmail.com)

• Periodontology

 

Asst.Prof. Doosadee Hormdee
(nootdoosadee@hotmail.com)

Master of Science Program in Prosthodontics
(International Program)

 

2 years

75,000 THB

Asst.Prof. Watcharin Hovichitr
(watcharin@kku.ac.th)

Asst.Prof. Daraporn Sae-Lee
(darsae@kku.ac.th)

 

 

One academic year = Two semesters

**Doctoral Degree; (please consult the course director)
            • Plan A type 1.1, 2.1 = 3 years (For those holding a Master's Degree)
            • Plan A type 1.2, 2.2 = 4 years (For those holding a Bachelor's Degree)

Application:
• Please download application form and check for attached documents.
(https://gs.kku.ac.th/home/index.php/admission-english/admission-how-to-apply.html).
• Applicants must send the electronic forms and attached documents to the Faculty of Dentistry, via patpun@kku.ac.th

• Online interview might be arranged upon request by the course directors.
Preparation course for the first semester of academic year 2019 (Faculty of Dentistry) will be started around May, 2019.  All successful applicants are recommended to attend the preparation course.

 

Important Date

Date

Application period for academic year 2019
(submit to Faculty of Dentistry, KKU)

5 February, 2019

Application results announcement

28 February, 2019

Classes begin, first semester, academic year 2019

May 2019 onward

KKU International grant application 
LINK : https://iad.kku.ac.th/index.php

TBC

Grant application result announcement

TBC

Note:
Applicants must be accepted by the program at the Faculty of Dentistry, KKU before apply for KKU scholarship.
For more information, please contact Dr.Patimaporn PUNGCHANCHAIKUL, Assistant Dean for Research and Graduate Studies (patpun@kku.ac.th).

Graduate Program Structure

• Master's Degree
The degree has total courses 40 credits for minimum. It can be divided into two plans:
     Plan A is a research oriented program, and may be one of two types:
               Type A 1 consist of a thesis course with a minimum credit of 40. The program may assign the study of some courses or non-credits courses but the results should be up to the standard specified by the program.
               Type A 2 consist of a thesis course with a minimum credit of 12, and other coursework with a minimum credit of 28. The total credits for the whole program should be 40 credits for minimum. 

     Plan B is a non-thesis program but require at least 3 credits and no more than 6 credits for an independent study. The total credits for the whole program should be 40 credits for minimum including the independent study. The program, however, require a Comprehensive Examination. Most programs are in Thai curriculum (otherwise, stated). 

• Doctoral Degree
The total number of credits for the whole program should not be less than 72 credits for those who graduated from a Bachelor Degree or Graduate Diploma, whilst those with a Master's Degree or Postgraduate Diploma should attempt a minimum of 48 credits. The degree can be divided into two types: 
     Type 1 is a research oriented program which expands academic knowledge into new areas. The program may assign the study of some courses or non-credits courses but the results should be up to the standard specified by the program.
               Type 1.1 For those holding a Master's Degree or equivalent or a Postgraduate Diploma, required to complete a minimum of 48 credits for a thesis.
               Type 1.2 For those holding a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent, required to complete a minimum of 72 credits for a thesis.
*The thesis in both Type 1.1 and 1.2 must contain the same quality and standards.
 

     Type 2 is a research oriented program which requires the students to complete a thesis that is highly academically qualified, and there should be coursework.
               Type 2.1 Those holding a Master's Degree or equivalent or a Postgraduate Diploma are required to complete a minimum of 36 credits for a thesis, and study other coursework 12 credits for minimum.
               Type 2.2 those holding a Bachelor's Degree or equivalent , are required to complete a minimum of 48 credits for a thesis, and study other course work 24 credits for minimum. 
*The thesis in both Type 2.1 and 2.2 must contain the same quality and standards.

Qualifications:
To be considered by the director of each program upon application. 
An applicant:

1. Has general requirement according to the regulation for application of the Graduate Study, Khon Kaen University B.E. 2548.

2. Must successfully completed D.D.S degree or equivalent degree from an accredited dental institution by the Ministry of University Affair and civil organization.

3. For Thai nationality, applicants must have a license to practice dentistry from the Dental Council of Thailand. International applicants must be approved for temporary license to be practice under KKU staff's supervision.

4. One year of dental work experience.
*Condition for M.Sc. in Dentistry (Major in Pediatric Dentistry): At least 3 years working experiences.

5. Has good academic record and has the GPA at least 2.75/4.00 or equivalent.

6. Has TOEFL score 500, IELTS score 5.5 or equivalent test result valid within two year from applying date is required.

7. Should not be over 45 years old of age.

(N.B. The administrative committee shall consider an applicant’s qualification, the item 2. - 7. on the basis of an individual’s attached record/documents.)