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Program: Doctor of Philosophy Program in Natural Resources and Environment

 
   
 

Program: Doctor of Philosophy Program in Natural Resources and Environment
Award: Doctor of Philosophy (Natural Resources and Environment)
Degree Options:
Candidates for the Ph.D. degree may select one of two options in order to fulfill the Graduate School requirements: a research based or a coursework based program.

  • Research based program (Type 1.1 and 1.2) †

††††††††††† For Master degree holder, who interest in the program by research (3 years program, total 48 credits)

  • Coursework based program (Type 2.1 and 2.2)

For Master degree holder, who interest in the program by coursework and research (3 years program, total 48 credits) or Bachelor degree holder, honor, who interest in the program by coursework and research (4 years program, total 72 credits).

Types

Type (Credits)

1.1

1.2

2.1

2.2

1.Course Work

-

-

12

24

         1.1 Core Courses

-

-

6

12

         1.2 Free Elective Courses

-

-

6

12

2.Required Major Courses (non-credit)

6

6

6

6

3.Dissertation

48

72

36

48

Total

48

72

48

72

Credits Transfer:
The courses to be transferred must have been taken within the past 5 years. Graduate students will take at least 1 academic year to complete the degree. For more information, please visit https://sites.google.com/site/graduatesnueng/.

Admission Criteria:

  • A bachelorís degree, masterís degree, or its equivalent in Natural Resources and Environment, Environmental Science, Environmental Management, Environmental Technology, Environmental Toxicology, Environmental Engineering, Geology, Earth Science, Soil Science, Hydrology,† Sciences, Forestry, Geography, and relevant sciences from an accredited institution
  • Cumulative GPA at graduation of 3.25 or higher (Master degree holder) and 3.5 or higher (Bachelor degree holder) and work-experience in relevant sciences or academia at least 5 years for research based program

Program Requirements: For all Ph.D candidates, the following are required.

  • Fulfillment of the time required
  • Completion of all the credits requirement
  • Passing the English Proficiency Criteria
  • Passing Qualification Examination
  • Passing the Oral Defense of the Dissertation
  • Requirement of one full paper in a peer-reviewed national or international journal

Application Guidelines: Complete all the application form, include all of the following materials

  • Application forms (can be downloading at http://www.acad.nu.ac.th/acad_admission/ and https://interregis.nu.ac.th/)
  • 1,000 Baht non-refundable application fee
  • English Proficiency certificate
  • A photograph with dimensions of 1 inch x 1 inch, no more than 6 months old at the date of application
  • A photocopy of the official transcript, the official diploma or diploma certificate and the National ID card
  • Statement of purpose consisting of proposed research topic, objective and conceptual framework (The proposal must be accepted by a department faculty for their future supervisory.)

English Proficiency certificate are required for all graduated program:
English proficiency certificate is required for applicants who are not native English speakers at application and completion. Applicants must have a minimum score of 500 for CU-TEP, or at least 500 for the paper based /173 for the computer based/61 for the internet based TOEFL, or at least 5.0 for IELTS, or at least 60-64 for Cambridge Placement Test online (B2). The score should be obtained within 2 years prior to application.

Application Deadlines:
Applications are accepted 2 times a year, for the first and second semesters. For more information regarding the application deadlines, please visit http://www.grad.nu.ac.th/ or contact us.

Selection criteria:
The selection is based on the applicant's academic record, English proficiency. Admission will be favored by a successful interview to evaluate the applicant's motivation, leadership, problem-solving skills, professional attitude and morals.

Financial information:
Expenses: Approximate total cost per graduate student 200,000 Baht ($US 6,300)/3 years (Thai student), 299,000 Baht ($US 10,000)/3 years (International student) including the tuition, fees and health insurance. This cost excludes the expense for special studies, accommodation and transportation.

Financial aid:

  • Financial support for research studies and thesis is awarded by the Graduate School. The application deadlines are January-February and April-May, respectively.
  • Some teaching assistantships are granted by the Faculty of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment.
  • A research assistantship may be provided by faculty members with commissioned research projects.

Career Opportunities:
Graduates of the Ph.D. in Natural Resources and Environment program with essential skills that could lead to a job in the environment sector or a range of other occupations. Jobs directly related to your degree include:

  • Faculty members including lecture and researcher
  • Environmental specialist in both of government agency, private company, NGO
  • Environmental auditor
  • Environmental consultant
  • Environmental manager and officer

Contacts:
Assoc. Prof. Charuntorn Boonyanuparp, Ph.D.
Program Chair
E-mail: Charuntornb@nu.ac.th
Tel: (+66)55-962732

Assoc. Prof. Kanita Tanachroenchanapas, Ph.D.
Program Committee
E-mail: kanitat@nu.ac.th
Tel: (+66)55-962751

Lecture Nichakorn Khondee, Ph.D.
Program Committee
E-mail: nichakornk@nu.ac.th
Tel: (+66)55-962751

Sanonoi Farkthong-on
Administration Officer
E-mail: Sanonoi18@gmail.com
Tel: (+66)55-962757

Program courses

Type

Code

Subject

Credits

Dissertation

117601

Dissertation 1, Type 1.1

6

117602

Dissertation 2, Type 1.1

6

117603

Dissertation 3, Type 1.1

9

117604

Dissertation 4, Type 1.1

9

117605

Dissertation 5, Type 1.1

9

117606

Dissertation 6, Type 1.1

9

117696

Dissertation 1, Type 2.1

3

117697

Dissertation 2, Type 2.1

6

117698

Dissertation 3, Type 2.1

6

117699

Dissertation 4, Type 2.1

9

117701

Dissertation 5, Type 2.1

6

117702

Dissertation 6, Type 2.1

6

117703

Dissertation 1, Type 2.2

3

117704

Dissertation 2, Type 2.2

6

117705

Dissertation 3, Type 2.2

6

117706

Dissertation 4, Type 2.2

9

117707

Dissertation 5, Type 2.2

9

117708

Dissertation 6, Type 2.2

9

117709

Dissertation 7, Type 2.2

6

Core course

117511

Applied Environmental Science

3(3-0-6)

117513

Integrated Natural Resources and Environmental Management

3(2-3-5)

117611

Ecosystem Ecology

3(3-0-6)

117612

Systemic Environment and Modeling

3(3-0-6)

Elective courses

117512

Advance Environmental Impact Assessment

3(2-3-5)

117514

Environmental Ecology

3(2-3-5)

117520

Fate and Transport of Contaminants in the Environment

3(2-3-5)

117521

Air Pollution and Control

3(2-3-5)

117521

Wastewater and Treatment Technology

3(2-3-5)

117522

Wastewater and Treatment Technology

3(2-3-5)

117523

Soil Pollution and Management

3(2-3-5)

117524

Agricultural Pollution and Management

3(2-3-5)

117525

Hazardous Waste and Management

3(2-3-5)

117526

Solid Waste and Management Technology

3(2-3-5)

117527

Clean Technology

3(2-3-5)

117528

Wastewater Microbiology

3(2-3-5)

117529

Treatment Wetland

3(2-3-5)

117540

Conservation and Management of Soil, water and Forest Resources

3(2-3-5)

117541

Conservation and Management of Biodiversity Resources

3(2-3-5)

117542

Forest Resources Management

3(2-3-5)

117543

Aquatic Ecology

3(3-0-6)

117544

Tropical Ecology

3(3-0-6)

117545

Water Resources Management

3(2-3-5)

117546

Global Climate Change Ecology

3(2-3-5)

117547

Natural Resource and Ecological Tourism

3(2-3-5)

117549

Integrated Watershed Management

3(2-3-5)

117551

Health Risk Assessment

3(2-3-5)

117552

Health Impact Assessment

3(2-3-5)

117553

Environmental Toxicology

3(3-0-6)

117554

Health Risk Management

3(2-3-5)

117555

Occupational Health

3(3-0-6)

117556

Exposure Assessment

3(2-3-5)

117561

Natural Resources and Environment Economy

3(3-0-6)

117562

Application of Geo-Informatics for Natural Resources and Environment

3(2-3-5)

117563

Remote Sensing for Natural Resources and Environment

3(3-0-6)

117564

Urban Environmental Management

3(2-3-5)

117565

Environment Laws and Policy

3(3-0-6)

117621

Advanced Wastewater Treatment

3(2-3-5)

117631

Soil Chemical and Water Dynamic

3(2-3-5)

117641

Soil Resources Management and Rehabitation

3(2-3-5)

117642

Advanced Forest Management

3(2-3-5)

117643

Ecological Risk Analysis and Management

3(2-2-5)

117661

Natural Resources and Environmental Dynamics Model

3(3-0-6)

117662

Advanced Geographic Information Science for Environmental and Spatial Planning

3(2-3-5)

117684

Specific Topics in Natural Resources and Environment

3(3-0-6)

117685

International Studies in Natural Resources and Environment

1(0-2-1)

117686

Field Training in Natural Resources and Environment

2(0-4-2)

117687

International research in Natural Resources and Environment

3(0-6-3)

Non-credit courses

117610

Research Methodology in Science and Technology

3(3-0-6)

117613

Seminar 1

1(0-2-1)

117614

Seminar 2

1(0-2-1)

117615

Seminar 3

1(0-2-1)


 
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