Computer Science (English Program)

 

 

Doctor of Philosophy Program in

Computer Science (English Program)

Revised Curriculum (2015)

 

Philosophy

          The Doctor of Philosophy program in Computer Science aims to produce highly qualified researchers and scholars to international standards. It also aims to create researchers of integrity as clearly stated in the SIT “Five P’s” philosophy: Prompt actions, Punctuality, Professionalism, Perseverance, and Principles and can respond to computer science industry requirements. Moreover, the program aims for the discovery of new insights and academic excellence for national development by emphasizing in-depth research and the use of resources at maximum potential.

 

Program Objectives

1.     To produce productive researchers and scholars in computer science to international standards and promote significant human resources for the betterment of society

2.     To conduct original research, develop new technology in computer science, and collaborate academically with leading foreign universities

3.     To achieve an academic research excellence, not only within Thailand but also abroad through continuous research development

 

PhD Admission Requirements

1.     The qualifications of PhD applicants according to their plan of study:

              Plan 1.1

                        Hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or others accredited by the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC) with at least 3.50 out of 4.00 GPA. and have at least 2 years of research work in Computer Science or a related discipline, or else it is at the discretion of the graduate program committee.

 

              Plan 2.1

                        Hold a Master’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or others accredited by the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC) with at least 3.25 out of 4.00 GPA. and/ or have at least 2 years of work experience or research work in Computer Science or a related discipline, or else it is at the discretion of the graduate program committee.

 

              Plan 2.2

                        Hold a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Information Technology, or others accredited by the Office of the Higher Education Commission (OHEC) with at least 3.50 out of 4.00 GPA. and/ or have at least 2 years of work experience or research work in Computer Science or a related discipline, or else it is at the discretion of the graduate program committee.

          2.  Satisfy the English requirement as required by the School of Information Technology:

              TOEFL ITP ≥ 500, TOEFL iBT ≥ 61, TOEIC ≥ 600, IELTS ≥ 5, or TETET ≥ 4.

          3.  Have other qualifications according to the KMUTT’s regulations for graduate study.

 

Education Plans

          Plan 1.1   For students who have graduated from a Master’s Degree Program

            (A 3 year PhD program)

Thesis of no less than

48

credits

Total

48

credits

         

          Plan 2.1   For students who have graduated from a Master’s Degree Program

            (A 3 year PhD program)

Thesis of no less than

36

credits

Course work at least

12

credits

Total

48

credits

 

          Plan 2.2   For students who have completed a Bachelor’s Degree Program

            (A 4 year Ph.D. program)

Thesis of no less than

48

credits

Course work at least

24

credits

Total

72

credits

 

Tuition Fees

1. Matriculation Fee

20,000

baht per semester

2. Course work Credit Fee

1,600

baht per credit

3. Thesis Credit Fee

2,000

baht per credit

- Other fees according to University regulations

- Petch  Pra Chom Klao Scholarship (Considered by KMUTT) for students with excellent academic performance is also available (Details >> Click)

 

NB:

          International students are charged according to the KMUTT’s tuition fees for International Graduate Students (2013 - 2015).

 

Admission Period

·     Apply throughout the academic year.

·     See more detail at http://admission.kmutt.ac.th

 

Possible Career Path

1.      University lecturer/ Specialist/ Researcher in Computer Science and any related discipline

2.      Executive/ Project manager in Computer Science.