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Doctorate in Information Technology

PROGRAM PRELUDE

The PhD program in Information Technology at the Siam University offers a curriculum with multidisciplinary emphases in information technology. The program integrates the theory and practice of applied computing, information systems, Internet technologies, and the advances in telecommunications and management of information technology.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

This is a research degree with a strong emphasis on the production of a dissertation leading to the publication of at least one paper in a research journal. The vision of the doctoral program in Information Technology is to combine the disciplines of computer science, business, information systems, software engineering, and telecommunications to develop technology specialists who are uniquely positioned to advance research and practice in contemporary technologies.

Admission Requirements

  • The PhD program in Information Technology at the Siam University offers a curriculum with multidisciplinary emphases in information technology. The program integrates the theory and practice of applied computing, information systems, Internet technologies, and the advances in telecommunications and management of information technology. This is a research degree with a strong emphasis on the production of a dissertation leading to the publication of at least one paper in a research journal. The vision of the doctoral program in Information Technology is to combine the disciplines of computer science, business, information systems, software engineering, and telecommunications to develop technology specialists who are uniquely positioned to advance research and practice in contemporary technologies.
  • Graduates from the PhD in Information Technology program will have:
  • –  Highly developed research skills relevant to the tasks of problem solving and discovering new knowledge in the field of information technology;
  • –  Advanced comprehensive knowledge and understandings of the key issues relating to the efficient, effective and strategic use of information
  • technologies in organizations;

Selection Method

The Graduate Studies Committee will accept students for admission based on the following criteria:

  • An interview in English proficiency.
  • Analytical ability in the field of Information Technology
  • Graduate record
  • Items Required for Applications
  • –  Completed University application forms and identification.
  • –  Two copies of graduate transcripts or evidence of equivalent work.
  • –  Two letters of Reference.
  • –  Three 2-inch full front facial pictures while not wearing glasses or a hat.
  • –  Photo taken within 6 months of application date.
  • –  Two copies of applicant’s national identity card.
  • Final acceptance will be the decision of the Graduate Studies Committee, Siam University.

Structure of Study Plans

Plan A  :  Complete at least 69 credits 0f dissertation

Plan B  :  Complete at least 69 credits 0f coursework and dissertation

Language

English is used in the instruction.

Duration of Study

  • The PhD in Information Technology program is a 3 years program. Each student must complete all the requirements for the degree with 6 years

from the semester of first enrollment.

  • The academic year consists of two semesters per years, each consisting of no less than 15 weeks.

 

Program Duration: 3 Years
Certificate Awarded:
Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D) in Information Technology (IT) Siam University with cooperation of university of Pittsburgh, USA

COURSE INDEX

Required courses;

  • Information System
  • Management Information Systems
  • Statics In Information Technology
  • Strategic Business Management In Information Technology
  • Research Method

CURRICULUM

To complete the D. Degree, students are required to complete a minimum of 69 credits which include the following:

PROGRAM PLAN

PLAN TO STUDY

  • Structure of Study Plans
    Plan A:  Complete at least 69 credits 0f dissertation
    Plan B:  Complete at least 69 credits 0f coursework and dissertation
  • Language
    English is used in the instruction.
  • Duration of Study
    The PhD in Information Technology program is a 3 years program. Each student must complete all the requirements for the degree with 6 years
    from the semester of first enrollment.
    • The academic year consists of two semesters per years, each consisting of no less than 15 weeks.

Entrance Requirements and Criteria:

Ph.D.

Selection Method;

The Graduate Studies Committee will accept students for admission based on the following criteria:

  • An interview in English proficiency.
  • Analytical ability in the field of Information Technology
  • Graduate record
  • Items Required for Applications
    – Completed University application forms and identification.
    –  Two copies of graduate transcripts or evidence of equivalent work.
    –  Two letters of Reference.
    –  Three 2-inch full front facial pictures while not wearing glasses or a hat.
    –  Photo taken within 6 months of application date.
    –  Two copies of applicant’s national identity card.
  • Final acceptance will be the decision of the Graduate Studies Committee, Siam University.

FACULTY MEMBER AND INSTRUCTORS:

MICHAEL B. SPRING

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Associate Professor
E-business and e-markets, web services, web semantics, social networking and collective intelligence; distributed systems, secure coding.

MAREK DRUZDZEL

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Professor
Policy and industry implications of new technologies, spectrum trading, technical standards and their impact on industry

 MARTIN B.H. WEISS

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Associate Professor
Decision support systems, strategic planning, decision making under uncertainty, decision-theoretic methods in intelligent

PAUL MUNRO

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Associate Professor
Connectionist systems; neural information processing; image processing; modeling and simulation; visualization; genetic algorithms/artificial life

JAMES B.D. JOSHI

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Associate Professor
Advanced access control, distributed and multimedia systems security, systems and network survivability, IPv6 and mobile security

 

CONTACT US

Address: 38 Siam University, Petchkasem Road, Phasi-Chareon District, Bangkok, 10160, Thailand.
Emailstudentadmission@siam.edu
Phone: +66-2-867-8071
Fax: +66-2-868-6657
Website: http://www.phd-it.siam.edu/
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