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Doctor of Philosophy in Public Administration (Revised in 2018)


1. DEGREE NAME AND AREA OF STUDY

Full name : Doctor of Philosophy (Public Administration)
Short name : Ph.D
. (Public Administration)


2. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

The Doctor of Philosophy in Public Adnistration program (Revised in 2018) aims to produce graduates who have the following qualifications:
(1) Have morality, ethics, social and collective responsibility and be able to adjust the way of life under the conflict of values, including the development of habits and behaviors according to morality.
(2) Have profond knowledge in academic, and have professional skills in Public Administration. Be able to implement self-learning including creating innovations based on the concepts and theories of Public Administration.
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3) Be able to analyze complex situations or problems as well as to apply research skills to solve problems that are dynamic and complex leading to innovation in Public Administration.
(4) Have national and international academic leadership. Be able to express critcal opinions on the concepts and theories of Public Administration.
(5) Be effective in using information technology to communicate appropriately with the situation, including knowledge and ability to use basic statistical tools to solve advanced research problems correctly, as well as being able to use statistical tools to apply in the analysis of Public Administration phenomena.


3. CURRICULUM

Total credit of study is 60 credits consisting of:

Category Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
Mandatory course      
     - Non-credit course
     - Credit course
12
-
-
15
 
Elective course - 9  
Dissertation    48 36  
Total 60 60  

4. COURSES

For Type 1.1

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

**HS471901 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
**HS471902 SCOPE AND METHODS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
**HS471903 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
**HS471904 ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

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

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


Dissertation Course

 

Credits

HS417996 DISSERTATION

48

 


For Type 2.1

Mandatory Courses

 

Credits

**HS471901 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
**HS471902 SCOPE AND METHODS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
**HS471903 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION ADMINISTRATION
**HS471904 ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
**
HS471905 ADVANCED PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS

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

3 (3-0-6)

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


Elective Courses

 

Credits

**HS471991 SEMINAR IN ORGANIZATION MANAGEMENT AND HUMAN CAPITAL
**HS471992 SEMINAR IN LOCAL ADMINISTRATION
**HS471993 SEMINAR IN PUBLIC FINANCIAL AND FISCAL ADMINISTRATION
**HS471994 SEMINAR IN NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT

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

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  

HS471901 PHILOSOPHY OF SOCIAL SCIENCE
HS471902 SCOPE AND METHODS IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
HS471903 ADVANCED QUANTITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
HS471996 DISSERTATION

3 (Not counted)
3 (Not counted)
3 (Not counted)
6
3
3
3
-
 
Total 15 9  
Cumulative credits 6 9  

1st YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS471904 ADVANCED QUALITATIVE RESEARCH METHODOLOGY IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
HS471905 ADVANCED PUBLIC POLICY ANALYSIS
HS471XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
​HS471996 DISSERTATION                                                                                                 
3 (Not counted)
-
-
9
3
3
3
-
 
Total 12 9  
Cumulative credits 15 18  

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS471XXX ELECTIVE COURSE
​HS471996 DISSERTATION
HS471998 DISSERTATION 
                                                                 
-
9
-
6
-
9
 
Total 9 15  
Cumulative credits 24 33  

2nd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS471996 DISSERTATION
HS471998 DISSERTATION     
                                                             
9
-
-
9
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 33 42  

3rd YEAR - SEMESTER 1
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS471996 DISSERTATION        
HS471998 DISSERTATION                                                                
9
-
-
9
 
Total 9 9  
Cumulative credits 42 51  

3rd YEAR - SEMESTER 2
Courses Credits
Type 1.1 Type 2.1  
HS471996 DISSERTATION
HS471998 DISSERTATION                                                               
6
-
-
9
 
Total 6 9  
Cumulative credits 48 60  

6. QUALIFICATION

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


7. PROGRAM CHAIR

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sukanya Aimimtham sukaim@kku.ac.th

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