Admission Requirements

  1. Hold a B.Sc. with a cumulative GPA of at least 2.5, 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

Required Course 15 credits
Elective Course 9 credits
Thesis 12 credits
Total 36 credits



Required Course

  1. MBNS 600 Neurobiology
  2. MBNS 605 Neurochemistry
  3. MBNS 603 Neuropsychopharmacology
  4. MBNS 604 Research Methodology and Techniques in Neuroscience
  5. MBNS 691 Seminars in Neuroscience
  6. MBNS 695 Seminars in Current Research in Neuroscience
  7. SCID 500 Cell & Molecular Biology

Elective Course

  1. MBNS 650 Developmental Neuroscience
  2. MBNS 655 Pathogenesis of Neurological Diseases
  3. MBNS 656 Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience
  4. MBNS 606 Current Topics in Neuroscience
  5. MBNS 607 Advanced Research Project in Neuroscience


  • MBNS 698 Thesis

Further Information Please Contact

  • Asst. Prof. Sujira Mukda, Ph.D.

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