The Joint Graduate School of Energy and Environment (JGSEE)
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)
Curriculum

Doctor of Philosophy

Doctor of Philosophy

– Energy Technology 
– Environmental Technology

Requirements

Applicants must hold a first degree in engineering, science, economics or related fields with a final GPA of at least 3.25 or be placed in the top 25% of the class. Other applicants may be admitted on a case-by-case basis based on approval from the JGSEE’s Executive Committee. 

In all programs, candidates should consult with their would-be supervisor on a possible thesis topic before applying. Potential applicants should also observe that the teachings are conducted in English, therefore, they should have a good command of the language.

 

Course

1) Doctor of Philosophy Program (from Master level) (Energy Technology or Environmental Technology)

Total program credits 55 credits

Course Outline

 

Program Component

Total program credits: 55 credits 

  1. Compulsory Course 7 credits
  2. Elective Course 6 credits
  3. Thesis 42 credits

 

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, students must fulfill the following requirements: 

  1. Total credits earned: 55 credits
  2. Publications: Two international journal papers and one international conference proceedings 
  3. English language proficiency proof
Type of Test Minimum Score
Master Ph.D
 IELTS (Academic Module) 5.5 6.0
 TOEFL
    – Paper
    – CBT
    – IBT

500

173
61

530

197
71
 Thammasat University Graduate English Test (TU-GET) 520 550
 Test of English for Graduate Study of Chiang Mai University (TEGS) 65% 70%
 Prince of Songkla University Graduate English Test (PSU-GET) 72% *
 Prince of Songkla University English Proficiency Test * 64%
 Chulalongkorn University Test of English Proficiency (CU-TEP) 65 75
 King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) placement Test  – 76 Above = Pass
 – 50-75 LNG601
 – Below of 49 = fail
 – 76 Above = Pass
 – 50-75 LNG601
 – Below of 49 = fail

 

Course Outline

Structure
Total program credits 55 credits
Program Component
    A. Compulsory Course 7 credits
    B. Elective Courses 6 credits
    C. Thesis 42 credits
A. Compulsory courses 7 Credits
JEE 613 Research Methodology 3 credits
JEE 607 Optimization Techniques 3 credits  or
JEE 606 Mathematical Techniques 3 credits
JEE 701 Seminar for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 1 credits  or
JEE 711 Seminar for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 1 credits
B. Elective courses 6 Credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
C. Thesis 42 Credits
JEE 702 Dissertation for Ph.D  (Energy Technology) 42 credits 
JEE 712 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 42 credits
Study Plan
Semester 1
JEE 607 Optimization Techniques 3 (3-0-9)  or
JEE 606 Mathematical Techniques 3 (3-0-9)
JEE 613 Research Methodology 3 (3-0-9)
JEE 701 Seminar for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 1 (0-0-3)  or
JEE 711 Seminar for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 1 (0-0-3)
XXX Elective 3 (3-0-9)
XXX Elective 3 (3-0-9)
Total 13
Semester 2
JEE 702 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 9 (0-0-27)  or
JEE 712 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 9 (0-0-27)
Total 9
Semester 3
JEE 702 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 9 (0-0-27)  or
JEE 712 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 9 (0-0-27)
Total 9
Semester 4
JEE 702 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 6 (0-0-18)  or
JEE 712 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 6 (0-0-18)
Total 9

2) Doctor of Philosophy Program (from Bachelor level) (Energy Technology or Environmental Technology)

Total program credits 75 credits

Course Outline

 

Program Component

Total program credits: 75 credits 

  1. Compulsory Course 7 credits
  2. Elective Course 18 credits
  3. Thesis 50 credits

 

Graduation Requirements

To qualify for graduation, students must fulfill the following requirements: 

  1. Total credits earned: 55 credits
  2. Publications: Two international journal papers and one international conference proceedings 
  3. English language proficiency proof
Type of Test Minimum Score
Master Ph.D
 IELTS (Academic Module) 5.5 6.0
 TOEFL
    – Paper
    – CBT
    – IBT

500

173
61

530

197
71
 Thammasat University Graduate English Test (TU-GET) 520 550
 Test of English for Graduate Study of Chiang Mai University (TEGS) 65% 70%
 Prince of Songkla University Graduate English Test (PSU-GET) 72% *
 Prince of Songkla University English Proficiency Test * 64%
 Chulalongkorn University Test of English Proficiency (CU-TEP) 65 75
 King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) placement Test  – 76 Above = Pass
 – 50-75 LNG601
 – Below of 49 = fail
 – 76 Above = Pass
 – 50-75 LNG601
 – Below of 49 = fail

 

Course Outline

Structure
Total program credits 75 credits
Program Component
    A. Compulsory Course 7 credits
    B. Elective Courses 18 credits
    C. Thesis 50 credits
A. Compulsory courses 7 Credits
JEE 606 Mathematical Techniques 3 credits or
JEE 607 Optimization Techniques 3 credits 
JEE 613 Research Methodology 3 credits
JEE 701 Seminar for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 1 credits  or
JEE 711 Seminar for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 1 credits
B. Elective courses 18 Credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
Elective As recommended by advisor 3 credits
C. Thesis 50 Credits
JEE 704 Dissertation for Ph.D. (Energy Technology) 50 credits or
JEE 714 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 50 credits
Study Plan
Year 1 Semester 1
JEE 606 Mathematical Techniques 3 (3-0-9) or
JEE 607 Optimization Techniques 3 (3-0-9)
JEE 613 Research Methodology 3 (3-0-9)
JEE 701 Seminar for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 1 (0-3-3) or
JEE 711 Seminar for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 1 (0-3-3)
XXX Elective 3 (3-0-9)
XXX Elective 3 (3-0-9)
Total 13
Year 1 Semester 2
XXX  Elective 3 (3-0-9)  
XXX  Elective 3 (3-0-9)  
XXX  Elective 3 (3-0-9)  
XXX  Elective 3 (3-0-9)  
Total 12
Year 2 Semester 1
JEE 704 Dissertation for Ph.D. (Energy Technology) 10 (0-0-30) or
JEE 714 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 10 (0-0-30)
Total 10
Year 2 Semester 2
JEE 704 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 10 (0-0-30) or
JEE 714 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 10 (0-0-30)
Total 10
Year 3 Semester 1
JEE 704 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 10 (0-0-30) or
JEE 714 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 10 (0-0-30)
Total 10
Year 3 Semester 2
JEE 704 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 10 (0-0-30) or
JEE 714 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 10 (0-0-30)
Total 10
Year 4 Semester 1
JEE 704 Dissertation for Ph.D (Energy Technology) 10 (0-0-30) or
JEE 714 Dissertation for Ph.D (Environmental Technology) 10 (0-0-27)
Total 10