Admission Requirements

1. Hold a B.Sc. with an honors degree or M.Sc. with a cumulative GPA of at least 3.50 in the medical, life, biological, physical, health or general sciences; or in Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Medical Technology, Nursing, Physical Therapy and Psychology.

2. Demonstrate good physical and mental health, or satisfactorily pass a medical examination.

3. Meet the requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Those who do not meet the above admission requirements, but have at least one year of working or teaching experience in an academic or research institution, sufficient to demonstrate a high level of leadership in teaching, research and/or public service, may be considered. Students with degrees and proficiencies other than those mentioned above may be granted by the Program Committee under exceptional circumstance.

 Curriculum Structure

Plan A: For M.Sc. Holder

  • Required Courses  7 credits
  • Elective Courses no less than  5 credits
  • Thesis 36  credits
  • Total    48  credits

Plan B: For B.Sc. Holder

  • Required Courses  21  credits
  • Elective Course no less than  8 credits
  • Thesis  48  credits
  • Total     77  credits

The transferring credits of an equivalent course in Neuroscience Program may be considered and granted by the Program Committee.


Required Courses

  • MBNS 600 Neurobiology
  • MBNS 601 Systemic Neuroscience
  • MBNS 602 Cellular and Molecular Neurochemistry
  • MBNS 603 Neuropsychopharmacology
  • MBNS 604 Research Methodology and Techniques in   Neuroscience
  • MBNS 651 Neuroendocrinology
  • MBNS 654 Selected Topics in Contemporary Neuroscience
  • MBNS 693 Seminars in Cellular Mechanisms in Neuroscience
  • MBNS 694 Seminars in Integrated Neuroscience

Elective courses

  • MBNS 650 Developmental Neuroscience
  • MBNS 652 Neuropathology
  • MBNS 653 Clinical Neuroscience
  • SCID 500 Cell and Molecular Biology


  • MBNS 699 Dissertation (36 credit)
  • MBNS 799 Dissertation (48 credit)

Further Information Please Contact

  • Associate Professor Dr. Banthit  Chetsawang

Program director

Research Center for Neuroscience
Institute of Molecular Biosciences, Mahidol University
Salaya, NakhonPathom 73170, THAILAND
Tel: 66(02) 2441-9003-7 ext. 1330, 1311
Fax: 66(02) 2441-9003-7 ext 1311