PhD Program

Program Overview

DOCTORAL PROGRAM IN SOCIAL INNOVATION AND SUSTAINABILITY

Rigorous academic training on issues related to social innovation, public affairs, corporate responsibility, and organizational management.

The PhD in Social Innovation and Sustainability is the unique PhD program in Thailand, a combination of social innovation and sustainability, two very important policy areas at the forefront of our contemporary society in the twenty-first century. The program offers rigorous academic training on issues related to social innovation, public affairs, corporate responsibility, and organizational management. The students will get to specialize in the topic of their own interest, but in close collaboration with our faculty who are experts in different fields. Recognizing that social innovation and sustainability are broad terrains, the program seeks to promote diversity by offering different tracks of entry that cater for applicants with different academic backgrounds and different levels of professional experience. 

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INTEGRATED LEARNING

WHAT WILL THIS PROGRAM PROVIDE?

The PhD program in Social Innovation and Sustainability will provide an open environment for critical dialogue. The aim is to be highly interactive with workshops, seminars, case studies, subject experts, and practitioners engaging in the discussion of key concepts, theories, frameworks, and emerging ideas for creating, developing, and enabling social innovation in the public, private and social sectors in the region. You will have the opportunity to participate in research seminars and conferences inside and outside the universities. You will have well developed skills on written communication, research, public speaking, project management, leadership, critical thinking, and collaboration by the time you get your doctorate.

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WHO IS THIS PROGRAM FOR?

You may be a person who is working in academia and looking to re-tool and enhance your research skills or you may be a leader in an NGO, international aid agency, or foundation trying to employ research skills to better measure the impact of your interventions. Or You may be working for the government and policy making space where your job involves analyzing if the policies and plans have been able to achieve the desired outcomes. Or you may be a person who is involved in assessing the environmental impact of the commercial activities from private sector. Or You might have just completed your undergraduate or first graduate degree and looking forward to having a research degree. No matter what profession you are, if your job requires you to use research skills, this degree is for you.

In recognition of the fact that social innovation occurs across all sectors, the PhD is aimed at middle and senior level leaders in NGOs, public bodies, and the private sector. You will form a key part of a strategy to engage with individuals and organisations working specifically to develop novel ‘solutions’ to deep-rooted problems of poverty and inequality in both rich and developing countries.

No matter what profession you are, if your job requires you to use research skills, this degree is for you.

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MESSAGE FROM PhD PROGRAM DIRECTOR

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Rangsit Campus (BA Program)

School of Global Studies, Thammasat University

Learning and Laboratory Building, Piyachart 2
99 Moo 18 Klong Luang, Rangsit, Pathumthani
12121, Thailand

Office :
+66 (0)2 564 4444 or +66 (0)2 696 5000 Ext. 4428 (PR), 4427 (HR), 4431 (Education), 4420 (Finance) 

Admission Team :
+66 (0)86 788 8064

Tha Pra Chan Campus (MA/PhD)

Office of Graduated Studies, School of Global studies,

F444, 4th floor60th anniversary building (river side), Thammasat University 2 Prachan Rd., Pranakorn, Bangkok 10200, Thailand

Office :
+66 (0)2 613 2037

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