Admission Information

Academic Year
The Faculty of Pharmacy’s academic year for graduate studies consist of 2 semesters (15 weeks of scheduled classes each) plus a summer semester. The usual schedule is as followed.




Application period

October 1, 2015 - December 4, 2015

December 5, 2015 - February 12, 2016

Written examination

December 26, 2015

Mar 5, 2016

Examination results available

January 21, 2016

Mar 24, 2016


January 25 - 28, 2016

Mar 28 - 31, 2016


February 10 - 14, 2016

April 20 - 22, 2016

Summer semester

May 23 - July 15, 2016

1st Semester

August - December 2016

Application Process

Application for admission to master degree programs should be submitted to Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University as early as possible per above schedule. For admission into the 1st semester and 2nd semester, completed application materials should be submitted by no later than February and no later than September, respectively. Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application materials that should be submitted are as followed.

- One (1) complete application form (not necessary if completed online)
- Two (2) recent photographs
- Two (2) copies of applicant's degree certificate
- Two (2) copies of certified academic transcript or grade report with English translation
- Two (2) copies of statement with study plan and career goals (100-150 words)
- Two (2) letters of recommendation from universities and / or employers, mailed directly to
   the Faculty of Graduate Studies
- Two (2) copies of TOEFL score report of 500 or TOEIC of 173 or IELTS of 6.0 or higher

Certain programs may require additional materials such as letter certifying working experience or a copy of relevant professional license. Please contact the director of each program of interest, or the department listed in our website.

Mail completed application materials to:

Head of Admission Section
Faculty of Graduate Studies
Mahidol University
25/25 Phuttamonthon 4 Road
Phuttamonthon District
Nakhon Pathom 73170
Tel: +66 (0) 2441-4188
Fax: +66 (0) 2441-4188
E-mail: / /

More information can also be obtained from

Faculty of Graduate Studies, Mahidol University
25/25 Phuttamonthon 4 Road
Phuttamonthon District
Nakhon Pathom 73170 THAILAND
Tel: +66 2441-4125, 2441-0179
Fax: +66 2441-9737

Tuition and Fees
The usual cost of graduate studies at the Faculty of Pharmacy, Mahidol University is described below in Thai baht and the United States dollars (USD). Please note that currency exchange can vary from time to time, applicants are encouraged to check the currency exchange rate at the time of your application.


Cost (baht)

Cost (USD)

Education service



1st Semester



2nd Semester



Tuition fee



Thesis registration



Research supplies


Master program



Doctoral program



Qualifying Examination Fee


Doctoral program



- 1 $US = 35 baht
- Note: Costs listed above may be changed without prior notice and vary according to the exchange rate.
Scholarships/Financial Assistance
A number of our faculty members are awarded with scholarship or research funding from many sources. One of the most prestigious scholarships is the Royal Golden Jubilee Ph.D. (RGJ-Ph.D.) Program from the Thailand Research Fund. In the year 2008, a total of 10 faculty members with excellent research records and strong international collaborations have been awarded with such scholarship. The grants also provide support for students to gain international research experience for 6-12 months. The grants cover most essential items and there is no obligation to work for government agencies after completion of doctoral studies. However, each student is required to produce a least one international publication before his/her graduation. The budget is approximately 2,000,000 baht (maximum 5 years) for a student with a B.S degree (Table 1), and 1,500,000 baht (maximum 3 years) for a student with an M.S. degree.

Typical Budget for a 5-Year RGJ Grant Baht
1. Student
    -Monthly allowances (local)
    -Tuition and research (local)
    -Expenses for research trips abroad
2. Thai Ph.D. advisor
    -Honorarium and expenses for a consultation trip abroad
3. Foreign collaborator
    -Expenses for trips to Thailand, bench fees etc.
4. Publication costs etc.

In addition, students are encouraged to apply for national and graduate school fellowships, research grants and awards. Please contact the program director of your interest for information regarding the availability and eligibility criteria for scholarship or financial assistance.

*** This page was updated on January 7, 2016

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