Programme Structure

Programme of Study : 657200121 Doctor of Philosophy Program in Dermatology (Plan 2.1)

Level : Doctoral Degree

School : Anti-Aging and Regenerative Medicine

Field of Study : Dermatology

Programme Reference Year : 2022

Programme Philosophy : Dermatology is the medical study that covers how to approach, diagnose and treat skin, nail and hair diseases. This specific program is designed to provide basic medical science, clinical practice skill, diagnosis and prevention of skin diseases. Medical knowledge and health literacy continuously changes in various areas such as novel laboratory investigation, clinical diagnosis, updated standard clinical guideline for treatment and the upcoming novel medical technology. Such evolution posts challenge to study and keep up the integrative application of knowledge for best practice. Health industry impacts country economy and keeps growing rapidly in Thailand. Health service delivery with high standard quality, modern cutting edge technology with high-performance health care personnels play the crucial roles for the growth of health care system. With the country’s high capacity and pertinent national strategic policy to drive economic growth, heath industry is truely driven and promoted. Increasing demand for knowledgeable and skillful health care professionals are in high demand, calling for the need for these dermatology specialized physicians to be prepared, as skin specialists-dermatologists, aesthetic physicians, and anti-aging specialized physicians to strengthen the industrial competitive capabilities and to catch up with the disruptive change in business and technology. This Doctor of Philosophy in Dermatology program applies the “cognitive constructivism theory” as the fundamental tool for program development and design. The program is designed to maximize students learning and searching capabilities, cognitive and psychomotor skills, and critical thinking skills. Active learning and blended education tools are used in the teaching and learning process in classroom and in clinical setting facilities to support and improve the students and learners to interact, share and, finally, earn and achieve program learning outcomes, lifelong learner skills, critical thinking skill and interpersonal communication skills during the program.

Programme Objectives :
  1. Demonstrate capabilities in investigating, analyzing, questioning and solving questions regarding answering the advanced gap of knowledge using international standard, research methodology.
  2. Integrate international standard research methodology, advanced knowledge and clinical skills in clinical dermatology and related studies such as aesthetic medicine and anti-aging medicine; to synthesis and develop new knowledge innovation and innovative application in dermatologic study, clinical practice and related discipline.
  3. Illustrate characteristically, high quality, national sustainable developmental citizenship skills including internalization, critical thinking skills, cooperative capability and interpersonal skills in multicultural society environment and leadership.
  4. Demonstrate educational and clinical communication skills by nationally and internationally distributing clinical knowledge and innovations in general dermatology, aesthetic medicine and anti-aging medicine to the public and health care services.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to formulate and design high level research, research protocol, conduct high quality dermatology research, new knowledge synthesis and innovation development synthesize new knowledge, develop innovation by integrating the new knowledge finding and innovative clinical practice in advanced dermatology, related business and industrial development.

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