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Earn a Ph.D. in Information Technology at AU with advanced research skills to solve problems and discover new knowledge. Gain comprehensive knowledge on efficient and effective IT use in organizations with strong communication skills.

Ph.D. (Information Technology)

Doctor of Philosophy in Information Technology

Graduates from the PhD (IT) Program will have

  1. highly developed research skills the relevant to the tasks to solve problems discover new knowledge in field of Information Technology.

  2. advanced comprehensive knowledge and understanding on the key issues relating to the efficient, effective and strategic use of Information Technology in Organizations;

  3. highly developed communication skills are essential to successfully sharing knowledge and understanding with others.

Admission Requirements

Admission to the program is granted to applicants with:

  • Master's degree in Information Technology or in other related fields

  • GPA of at least 3.25 out of 4.0 or equivalent

  • TOEFL score of at least 575 (PBT),213 (CBT), 90 (IBT), IELTS score of at least 6.5 or pass the English Proficiency Test

  • Three recommendation letters from lecturers or employers

Graduation Requirements

Type 2.1: Coursework and Dissertation

  • Have completed all the courses of the curriculum

  • Have obtained a cumulative grade point average in at least 3.00

  • Have passed the proficiency test of English

  • Have passed the qualifying examination

  • Have passed the dissertation defense

  • Have a publication or obtain an acceptance of a publication related to the content of the dissertation in a journal which has peer review and which is approved by the Academy Committee of the department

  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the University

  • Have demonstrated good behavior and discipline


The AU English Proficiency Test can be exempted depending  on which of the following conditions you satisfy.

  • a TOEFL score of (iBT) 90 or an IELTS (Academic) score of at least 6.5 (Validation: Two years)

  • a Bachelor's degree or a higher degree from native English-speaking countries (e.g. USA, Canada, UK, and New Zealand)

Venue & Class Hours

Huamak Campus

Ramkhamhaeng 24 Road​

  • Mon.-Fri. 6.30 P.M. - 9.30 P.M.

  • Sat.-Sun. 9.00 A.M. - 4.00 P.M.

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