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International Curriculum Master of Science in Public Health Sciences.

Objectives:

  1. To develop and produce post-graduate student who can conduct academic research in the field of public health sciences.
  2. To develop and produce the body of knowledge via academic research in the field of public health sciences.

 

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International Curriculum Master of Science in Public Health Sciences.

Objectives:

  1. To develop and produce post-graduate student who can conduct academic research in the field of public health sciences.
  2. To develop and produce the body of knowledge via academic research in the field of public health sciences.

 

Curriculum Summary

MSC Curriculum Summary

This in-house, semester-based program aims to develop and produce the body of knowledge in public health sciences via scientifically based researches in one of the two areas of interest i.e. Herbal Sciences / Biomolecular Technology. The students can develop their critical thinking skills through systematic literature reviews and thesis researches. The students can improve their oral and written communication skills via group discussion, conference presentation and manuscript publication.

 

Degree: Master of Science (M.Sc.) 
Academic Institution: College of Public Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University   
Curriculum System: Semester Programme   
Course Synopsis: Research-based program (Plan A1 - Program ID 2378) consists of a total of 36 credits of thesis. Coursework-based program (Plan A2 - Program ID 2379) consists of core courses 8 credits, elective courses 16 credits, and thesis 12 credits. 
Field of Interest: Herbal Sciences Biomolecular Technology

Scientific researches on safety, efficacy and quality of herbal medicines

Herbology:

  • Herbal material authentication using botanical, chemical and molecular techniques
  • Pharmacognostic specification of herbal material with special reference to chemical active substance
  • Biological activities of herbal material
  • Qualitative and quantitative analytical techniques in herbal sciences

Aromatherapy:

  • Chemistry of essential oils and their therapeutic effects
  • Extraction and chemical characterization of essential oils

 Traditional medicine:

In vitro investigation of safety, efficacy and quality of herbal remedy

High quality researches in the field of molecular biology including the basic knowledge in cellular and particle structures and function of the cells; their gene function of cells, their genetic materials, gene and gene function; basic molecular biology techniques which may be used to study living organisms, using malaria as a case study model

  • Biomolecular technology in infectious diseases
  • In vitro cultivation and drug susceptibility test of malaria parasites
  • DNA analysis and gene mutations by using molecular techniques
  • Proteins analysis
  • Genetic variation of organisms

 

Qualifications: 

•  Applicant must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in a related field with the GPA higher than 2.5, or 70 % performance (out of 100%), or at least being during the last term of his/her study.

•  Applicant whose English is not first language/ Bachelor's degree was not taught in English/ who is from a country other than New Zealand, USA, the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada has to pass an English language proficiency test according to criteria announced by the Academic Policy Board.

•  The TOEFL, IELTS and CU-TEP (Chulalongkorn University Test of English Proficiency) are the only three English proficiency tests accepted by Chulalongkorn University. The entrance score and exit score are as follows, TOEFL 400, 450; IELTS 3.0, 4.0; CU-TEP 30, 45.

Curriculum Plan

MSC Curriculum Plan

Course Plan A1 (Program ID 2378)* Plan A2 (Program ID 2379)
Core Courses of Public Health Sciences  - 8
Elective Courses  -  16
Thesis   36  12
Total (Credits)  36  36

***Research-based program with S/U grading Seminar and elective courses relevant to the research interest

 


Curriculum for the Master of Public Health Sciences (MSC) (36 credits)

The coursework students (Plan A2) seeking the MSC degree in any majors must complete 36 credits of academic coursework with an average grade of “GPA 3.00” or better.

 

Course Requirement

Course Description (Selected)

Code

Course

Credit

5300709

Special Problems in Public Health Sciences I     

SP PROB PBHLTH I

Preliminary research project assigned by the advisor leading to the thesis.

2 (1-3-4)

5300710**

Special Problems in Public Health Sciences II

SP PROB PBHLTH II

Preliminary research project assigned by the advisor leading to the thesis.

2 (1-3-4)

5300711**

Seminar in Public Health Sciences I

SEM PBHLTH I

Literature review; information gathering; scientific reading skill; scientific presentation skill.

1 (1-0-3)

5300712

 

 

Seminar in Public Health Sciences II

SEM PBHLTH II

Systematically reading and evaluating scientific papers; scientific presentation and discussion skill.

1 (1-0-3)

5300727

Standardization of Medicinal Plants

STD MED PL

Principles of qualitative and quantitative standardization of medicinal plants including macroscopic and microscopic analyses of crude drugs, physicochemical properties.

2 (2-0-6)

5300750

Biomolecular Technology in Malaria

BIOMOL TECH MAL

Cellular and particle structures and functions of cells, basic knowledge of their genetic materials, genes and gene regulation, the way to collect these samples and their cultivation, basic molecular biology techniques which may be used to study living organisms, using malaria as a case study, ethical issues.

3 (3-0-9)

5300751

Application of Medicinal Plant Research I

APP MED PL RES I

Principles and system of classification, nomenclature and identification of medicinal plants from the morphology, habitat, phylogeny, microscopic structure, chemical composition and biological activity, principles of molecular genetics and application of the concepts and scientific methods in medicinal plant research.

3 (2-3-7)

5300752

Application of Medicinal Plant Research II

APP MED PL RES II

Preclinical research methodology, clinical trial and socio-medical sciences in Thai traditional medicine, genomic, proteomic and metabolomic application in medicinal plants research.

3 (2-3-7)

5300753

DNA-Based Technology in Medicinal Plant Research

DNA MED PL RES

Principle and concept in molecular genetics, structures, functions and properties of genes in the molecular level, DNA recombination and the application of DNA-based technology , the use of bioinformatics for searching and analyzing information from the bio-information database from medicinal plant and herb researches.

3 (2-3-7)

5300754**

Analytical Technology in Public Health Sciences Research

ANAL TECH PBHLTH

Fundamental and advance laboratory techniques for biological, physiochemical and molecular analysis, knowledge and practical skills experience relevant to research in Public Health Sciences.

3 (2-3-7)

5300755

Applied Molecular Biology Techniques in Public Health Sciences

APP MOL PBHLTH

Principle of the selected basic molecular biology techniques, practice in laboratory and its application to public health sciences research.

3 (2-3-7)

5300756

 

Current Research Topics in Biomolecular Technology

CURR RES BIOMOL

Modern molecular technologies; analyzing, presenting and commenting articles from high quality journals.

3 (2-3-7)

5300757**

Research Fundamental in Public Health Sciences

RES FUND PBHLTH

Preclinical research methods, clinical research methods, animal models, ethical consideration.

3 (2-3-7)

5300758

Traditional Medicine in Health Sciences I

TRAD MED HLTH SC I

Medicinal properties in traditional medicine, in vitro scientific biological activities, application in health sciences

3 (2-3-7)

5300759

Traditional Medicine in Health Sciences II

TRAD MED HLTH SC II

Medicinal properties in tradtional medicine, in vivo scientific biological activities, clinical research, application in health sciences

3 (2-3-7)

5300811

 

5300816

Dissertation

THESIS

Dissertation

THESIS

12 credits

 

36 credits

Course Sequence

MSC Course Sequence

The following course sequences are recommended for students enrolled non course work (Plan A1) and FULL-TIME course work (Plan A2) in the MSC program in Public Health Sciences. The course sequences are to be used as a guide, and may be modified to meet individual needs.

 

Study Plan – Trimester 36 Credits

  • Non coursework (Plan A1) 
Year 1 - 1st Semester 

5300816 Thesis

5300711 Seminar in Public Health Sciences 1

Total Credits

9  Credits

S/U Credits

9  Credits

Year 1 - 2nd Semester 

5300816 Thesis

5300712 Seminar in Public Health Sciences 2

Total Credits

9   Credits

S/U Credits

9  Credits

Year 2 - 1st Semester 

5300816 Thesis

Total Credits 

9  Credits

9  Credits

Year 2 - 2nd Semester 

5300816 Thesis

Total Credits 

9  Credits

9  Credits

 

  • FULL-TIME coursework (Plan A2)
Year 1 - 1st Semester 

5300711 Seminar in Public Health Sciences 1

5300754* Analytical Technology in Public Health Sciences Research

5300757* Research Fundamental in Public Health Sciences

5300811 Thesis

Total Credits

1 Credits

3 Credits

3 Credits

3 Credits

10 Credits

Year 1 - 2nd Semester 

5300712 Seminar in Public Health Sciences 2

5300811 Thesis

5300XXX Elective Course

Total Credits

1  Credits

3  Credits

6  Credits

10 Credits 

Year 2 - 1st Semester   

5300811 Thesis

5300XXX Elective Course

Total Credits

3 Credits

5 Credits

8 Credits

Year 2 - 2rd Semester   

5300811 Thesis

5300XXX Elective Course

Total Credits

3 Credits

5 Credits

8 Credits