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AU's Ph.D. in Philosophy and Religion develops critical skills and abilities, such as problem identification and analysis, independent thinking, logical reasoning, and effective communication. This program encourages flexibility, creativity, and the ability to work independently. Scholarship available. Apply today to gain valuable skills for your future.

Ph.D. (Philosophy and Religion)



Scholarship available for June and November 2024 semester

• Identifying Problems
• Problem Analysis
• Learning How to Learn
• Independent Thinking
• Clarity in Communication
• Attentive Listening / Concentration
• Careful Reading
• Using IT Resources
• Logical Thinking
• Vision / Imagination / Creativity
• Interpretation / Sensitivity
• Cooperation and Compromise
• Sound-argument Construction
• Identifying Logical Inconsistencies
• Considering Unfamiliar Ideas
• Evaluating Opposing Arguments
• Evaluating Consequences
• Crossing Traditional Subject Boundaries
• Independence in Working
• Flexibility of Thinking
• Self-criticism
• Self-motivation

Admission Requirements

  • Submit application form with 6 photos (1x 1½) and three copies of home-registration (Thai) or passport (international).

  • Submit three copies of official transcript with GPA of at least 3.5

  • Submit two letters of recommendation from two different people.

  • Take the AU-English Proficiency Test and the interview. The applicants who submitted the TOEFL (iBT) 90 or (P) 575 or IELTS 6.5 or those with the Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree from USA, Canada, UK, Australia, and New Zealand are exempted from the English language requirement.

Graduation Requirements

  • Have completed all the required courses of the curriculum.

  • Have obtained a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.00.

  • Have passed the written and oral Qualifying Examination.

  • Have written a dissertation and passed its final oral defense evaluated by a committee appointed by the school. The final defense is open to the public.

  • Have published the dissertation/part of the dissertation or have obtained acceptance of publication in a national or international journal in accordance with OHEC regulations on Criteria for the Selection of Academic Journals for Publishing Academic Works B.E. 2556.

  • Have obtained library and financial clearance from the university.

  • Have demonstrated good conduct and discipline.

Program Duration

3-year program

Venue & Class Hours

Huamak Campus

Ramkhamhaeng 24 Road

Monday to Friday 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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