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Doctor of Philosophy in Eastern Philosophy and Religion (Revised in 2018)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Doctor of Philosophy (Eastern Philosophy and Religion)
Short name : Ph.D(Eastern Philosophy and Religion)


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Doctor of Philosophy in Eastern Philosophy and Religion (Revised in 2018) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) Have insight and correct knowledge and understanding in Eastern Philosophy and Religion.
(2) Have the ability to think, analyze, solve problems, and deeply transfer knowledge that is related to Eastern Philosophy and Religion. Be able to initiate innovations in thinking, wisdom and the use of intellectual skills appropriately that will lead to firm and sustainable human, society and the nation development.
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3) Have research skills and be able to produce quality research results that create new innovations or knowledge, and/or can be used to solve problems, and accepted at the national and/or international levels.
(4) Have morality and ethics in research and profession with a sense of self-responsibility and society.


3. CURRICULUM

Total credit of study is 48 credits consisting of:

Category Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
Mandatory course      
     - Credit course
     - Non-credit course
-
6
6
9
 
Elective course - 6  
Dissertation    48 36  
Total 48 48  

4. COURSES

For Type 1.1

Mandatory Courses
Type 1.1 students are required to take the courses HS877101 and HS877991 or additional courses offered later (Credit not counted).

 

Credits

**HS877101 ADVANCED RESEARCH IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
*HS877991 SEMINAR ON SPECIFIC ISSUES IN EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)


Dissertation Course

 

Credits

HS877996 DISSERTATION

48

 


For Type 2.1

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

Type 2.1 students are required to take the following courses for 6 credits (Credit counted).
**HS877101 ADVANCED RESEARCH IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
*HS877991 SEMINAR ON SPECIFIC ISSUES IN EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION

Type 2.1 students are required to take the following non-credit courses.
**HS877102 ANALYSIS OF BUDDHIS AND BUDDHIS PHILOSOPHY
**HS877103 ANALYSIS OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN INDIA
**HS877104 ANALYSIS OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN CHINA AND JAPAN


3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)



3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)


Elective Courses
Type 2.1 students are required to take not less than 6 credits of the following courses.

 

Credits

**HS877201 HERMENEUTICS
**HS877202 EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIONS
**HS877992 SEMINAR IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION WITH MODERN SCIENCES
*HS877993 SEMINAR IN SOCIAL- ENGAGED PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
*HS877994 SEMINAR IN PHILOSOPHY RELIGION AND CULTURE
*HS877995 SEMINAR IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION WITH ENVIRONMENT

3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)
3 (3-0-6)

Dissertation Course

 

Credits

HS877998 DISSERTATION

36

Note 1: 3 (3-0-6) = 3 Credits (Theory - Practice - Self-study)
Note 2: * = New course, ** = Revised course
Note 3: Non-credit courses must be registered as 'AU' (Auditing)

Note 4: Dissertation course must be registered as 'SU' (Satisfied-Unstatisfied)


5. SAMPLE STUDY PLAN

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  

HS877101 ADVANCED RESEARCH IN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
HS877991 SEMINAR ON SPECIFIC ISSUES IN EASTERN PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION
HS877102 ANALYSIS OF BUDDHIS AND BUDDHIS PHILOSOPHY
HS877996 DISSERTATION

3 (Not counted)
3 (Not counted)
-
3
3
3

3 (Not counted)
-
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 3 6  

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS877103 ANALYSIS OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN INDIA
HS877104 ANALYSIS OF PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGION IN CHINA AND JAPAN
HS877XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
HS877996 DISSERTATION
HS877998 DISSERTATION
-
-
-
9
-
3 (Not counted)
3 (Not counted)
3

-
3
 
Total 9 12  
Cumulative credits 12 12  

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS877XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
​HS877996 DISSERTATION
HS877998 DISSERTATION 
                                                                  
-
9
-
3
-
6
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 21 21  

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS877XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
​HS877996 DISSERTATION
HS877998 DISSERTATION                                                                
9
-
-
9
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 30 30  

3rd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS877XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
​HS877996 DISSERTATION
HS877998 DISSERTATION                                                               
9
-
-
9
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 39 39  

3rd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS877XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
​HS877996 DISSERTATION
HS877998 DISSERTATION                                                           
9
-
-
9
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 48 48  

6. QUALIFICATION

Hold a Master's Degree in a related field of study.


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Asst. Prof. Dr. Wician Saenmee wichian@kku.ac.th

 

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