Doctor of Philosophy in Veterinary Science

(International Programme)

1. Work and behave with morals and ethics of professional standards.

2. Have knowledge in companion animal medicine, production medicine, pathology, and epidemiology.

3. Analyze, criticize, and develop research proposals using appropriate methodology and ethical animal use standards.

4. Have responsibility for the group and individual work, good interpersonal relations, and an appropriate role as either leaders or followers.

5. Apply analytical thinking in mathematics, communication skills, and information technology skills for data collection, statistical analysis, and public presentation

Philosophy and Justification

The doctoral program in Veterinary Science aims to produce graduates with expertise in veterinary professions and research in both broad and deep dimensions. The graduates are equipped with analytical and creative thinking, act as role models with self and social responsibility and moral as well as ethical professional ethics. The graduates can integrate and synthesize new body of knowledge by integrating and applying veterinary and other sciences in complex problem solving to benefit humans, animals, and environment under the concept of One Health.

By the end of the study, the graduates will have qualifications according to Thai Qualifications Framework for Higher Education as shown below:

1. Behave morally and ethically in professional careers and routine practices.

2. Have knowledge related to companion animal medicine, production medicine, pathology and epidemiology

3. Analyze, criticize, and create new ideas using appropriate methodology

4. Have responsibility to group and individual works, good interpersonal relation, and an appropriate role either leaders or followers.

5. Apply mathematical analytical thinking, communication skills, and information technology skills in data collection, statistical analysis and public presentation.

Code Course Credits
1) Core Courses
1.1 Plan 2.2:For students with a Bachelor’s degree 7 credits
VSID 800 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4)
VSID 805 Veterinary Biostatistics 3 (2-3-5)
VSID 806 Animal Welfare in Research 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 807 Doctoral Seminar in Veterinary Science 1 (1-0-2)
2.1 Plan 2.1 For students with a Master’s degree 9 credits
2.1.1) Companion Animal Medicine
VSID 800 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 807 Doctoral Seminar in Veterinary Science 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 810 Small Animal Medicine I 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 811 Small Animal Medicine II 3 (3-0-6)
2.1.2) Production Medicine
VSID 800 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 807 Doctoral Seminar in Veterinary Science 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 854 Case Study in Production Medicine 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 880 Herd Health and Production Management 3 (2-3-5)
VSCL 881 Reproduction and Infertility 2 (1-3-3)
2.1.3) Pathology
VSID 800 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 807 Doctoral Seminar in Veterinary Science 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 860 Current Concept in Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
VSPA 861 Advanced Systemic Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
VSPA 862 Advanced Clinical Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
2.1.4) Epidemiology
VSID 800 Research Methodology 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 807 Doctoral Seminar in Veterinary Science 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 832 Epidemiological Biostatistics 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 833 Integration of Social Science and Veterinary Public Health 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 834 Data Manipulation for Veterinary Public Health 2 (1-3-3)
2.2 Plan 2.2: For students with a Bachelor’s degree 12 credits
2.2.1) Companion Animal Medicine
VSCL 810 Small Animal Medicine I 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 811 Small Animal Medicine II 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 812 Advanced Clinical Procedures in Veterinary Medicine 3 (1-6-4)
VSCL 827 Clinical Skills in Companion Animal Internal Medicine 3 (0-9-3)
2.2.2) Production Medicine and Surgery
VSCL 853 Advanced Epidemiology in Clinical Medicine 3 (2-3-5)
VSCL 854 Case Study in Production Medicine 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 880 Herd Health and Production Management 3 (2-3-5)
VSCL 881 Practical Reproduction and Infertility 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 882 Advanced Animal Nutrition 3 (2-3-5)
2.2.3) Pathology
VSPA 860 Current Concept in Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
VSPA 861 Advanced Systemic Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
VSPA 862 Advanced Clinical Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
VSPA 863 Veterinary Histology and Cell Biology 3 (2-3-5)
VSPA 864 Advanced Pathology of Animals Neoplastic Diseases 2 (1-3-3)
VSPA 865 Seminar in Pathology 1 (1-0-2)
2.2.4) Epidemiology
VSCL 830 Concepts of Veterinary Epidemiology 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 832 Epidemiological Biostatistics 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 833 Integration of Social Science and Veterinary Public Health 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 834 Data Manipulation for Veterinary Public Health 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 859 Outbreak Investigation and Surveillance in Animal and Zoonotic Diseases 3 (3-0-6)
3) Elective Courses:
Plan 2.1: For students with a Master’s degree not less than 3 credits
Plan 2.2: For students with a Bachelor’s degree not less than 5 credits
3.1) Companion Animal Medicine
VSCL 828 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Emergency Medicine and Critical Care 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 829 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Anesthesia 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 840 Equine Sports Medicine 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 841 Equine Orthopedics 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 842 Equine Colic Surgery 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 843 Ultrasonography of the Equine Musculoskeletal Diseases 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 844 Case Study in Equine Medicine 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 845 Equine Back Pain 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 846 Equine Rehabilitation 3 (1-6-4)
VSCL 876 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Soft Tissue Surgery 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 877 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Orthopedics 1 (0-3-1)
VSCL 878 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Internal Medicine 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 879 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Neurology 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 892 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Cardiology 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 893 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Ophthalmology 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 894 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Dermatology 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 895 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Theriogenology 1 (0-3-1)
VSCL 896 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Diagnostic Imaging 3 (0-9-3)
VSCL 897 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Oncology 2 (0-6-2)
VSCL 898 Clinical Skills in Small Animal Dentistry 3 (0-9-3)
3.2) Production Medicine
VSCL 855 Ultrasonography in Dairy Reproduction 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 857 Clinical Immunology in Dairy Cattle 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 858 Reproductive Endocrinology in Dairy Cattle 1 (1-0-2)
VSCL 883 Advanced Animal Reproductive Biotechnology 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 884 Comparative Reproductive Immunology and Pathology 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 885 Application of Information Technology in Swine Herd Health Management 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 886 Advanced Swine Business Management 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 887 Advanced Vaccine Technology in Swine 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 888 Swine Origin Zoonotic Diseases 2 (2-0-4)
VSCL 889 Aquatic Animal Immunology 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 890 Applied Aquatic Animal Medicine 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 891 Aquatic Animal Nutrition 2 (2-0-4)
3.3) Pathology
VSPA 866 Pathology of Avian Diseases 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 867 Laboratory Animal Pathology 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 869 Concepts in Molecular Biology 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 870 Advanced Immunology 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 871 Ultrastructural Pathology 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 873 Pathology of Livestock and Food Animals 2 (2-0-4)
VSPA 874 Pathology of Zoonotic Diseases 1 (1-0-2)
VSPA 875 Pathology of Exotic, Wildlife, Zoo Animals, and Ornamental fish 2 (2-0-4)
3.4) Epidemiology
VSCL 835 Applied Geographic Information System and Spatial Analysis in Veterinary Science 3 (2-3-5)
VSCL 836 Mathematical Modeling in Veterinary Science and Public Health 2 (1-3-3)
VSCL 837 Veterinary Epidemiology for Public Policy 3 (3-0-6)
VSCL 838 Molecular Epidemiology in Veterinary Science 1 (0-3-1)
VSCL 839 Social Network Analysis in Veterinary Science 1 (1-0-2)
4) Dissertation
4.1 Plan 2.1: For students with a Master’s degree
VSID 699 Dissertation 36 (0-108-0)
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