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Doctor of Philosophy Program In Food Biotechnology (Now – July 12, 2016)

abac-californiaJoint Program Between

Assumption University of Thailand And University Of California At Davis, USA

Doctor of Philosophy Program In Food Biotechnology

Faculty of Biotechnology, Assumption University


Application filing period
Now – July 12, 2016
Entrance Examinations
Wednesday. July 13, 2016
   - Specific Knowledge in Biotechnology 09.00 – 12.00 hrs.
   - Interview 13.00 - 15.00 hrs.
Interview date
Wednesday. July 13, 2016
Entrance Results
Thursday. July 14, 2016
Instruction begins August 15, 2016


  1. Student must hold a Bachelor's degree or a Master's degree in Food Science, Biotechnology, Biological Science or related subjects.
  2. Receive a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 for student holding a Master degree.
  3. Receive a cumulative GP A of at least 3.5 for student holding a Bachelor degree.
  4. Pass English Examination with a TOEFL score of more than 500 or equivalent.
  5. The Program Committee and the Dean of office of Graduate School may make exemptions of the above.


Please supply the information requested in order to present your situation accurately. A complete application includes the following seven items:

  1. A Complete application form.
  2. Two copies of Transcripts of previous college and university work.
  3. Four Photographs, 1-inch size.
  4. Two copies of photocopy of resident registration: ID./Passport.
  5. Three original letters of recommendation from individuals qualified to comment on your potential for academic success in the doctoral program.
  6. A TOEFL result.
  7. Statement of purpose indicating that why you want to pursue your career in Food Biotechnology.


  1. Plan A for student who holding a Master degree: Course work and Research
  2. Plan B for student who holding a Master degree: Research
  3. Plan A for student who holding a Bachelor degree: Course work and Research
  4. Plan B for student who holding a Bachelor degree: Research


  1. Proposal Foundation Course at Assumption University, Bangkok
  2. Ph. D Research study at University of California at Davis, USA.


The total fee amounts to 200,000 per year, which is made up of tuition and dissertation fees both at Bangkok and USA.

The expenditure is exclusive of: airfare, books and supplies, housing and personal expenses during studying throughout the program.


Application form
: Baht 500
Specific Knowledge in Biotechnology Examination
: Baht 1,000
: Baht 2,000