หลักสูตรปรัชญาดุษฎีบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาพยาบาลศาสตร์ (หลักสูตรนานาชาติ)

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)

          

Name of Curriculum :

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Nursing Science (International Program)

Name of Degree

Full degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Nursing Science)

Degree in abbreviation: Ph.D. (Nursing Science)

Philosophy

        The mission of the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science Program (International Program) emphasizes self-directed learning in order to advance new nursing knowledge and new methods of nursing practice with critical thinking under supervision of the faculty. The faculty provides a support for students’ learning, mentoring in their knowledge integration, and treats students with respect. The faculty also provides a variety of academic interaction with students in order to share knowledge, utilize resources, and to create research and academic work.
        The main purpose is to enable doctoral students to create new knowledge through research that will be used to advance nursing practice and health care delivery. Students will be encouraged to create their learning methods to meet their own objectives and fulfill their initiatives, improve communication skills in the academic field, and network with international colleagues.
        Development the Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science Program (International Program) will be accomplished with sound academic management, efficient resources, information technology support, and international academic alliances.

Objectives

1. To prepare nurse scientists who are capable of conducting research utilizing a variety of research methodologies that can lead to improving the quality of nursing practice and health care systems.

2. To prepare nurse scholars who are able to generate new knowledge as well as expand current knowledge relevant to nursing practice, education, and research.

3. To prepare nurse leaders who will provide a wide vision of leadership in nursing in a variety of health service, educational, and research settings, and be able to project future directions for the nursing profession.

4. To prepare nurse professionals who are committed to code of ethics.

Candidate Qualifications

Candidates entering plan 2.1 (Research and course work)

1. Graduate with a master degree in nursing or health science (health science graduates are required to take additional nursing science/theory courses plus nursing in specific area at a master level in both theoretical and practical parts). In the case that a student has experience working or teaching in a clinic, only taking theoretical courses is required.

2. Have a grade point average (GPA) of 3.50 or above

3. Hold a license for professional nursing or nurse-midwifery (except for candidates from countries with no system of professional licensing)

4. Have English language proficiency based upon a passing score of BUU English Proficiency Test or a total of TOELF score of 500 or above (paper-based score) or IELTS score of not less than 5.5 or other forms of comparable assessments approved by Burapha University

Criteria for Graduating According the Curriculum

- Completed all courses stated in the curriculum

- Obtain a GPA of at least 3.0 (From scale of 4)

- Present a thesis and pass the oral examination; the oral thesis examination must be considered an “open” session

- Publish the dissertation in a journal which has a peer-review system and issue a proceeding which publishes the full paper with the standard set by the university

- Obtain English language proficiency based upon a passing score in accordance with Burapha University’s regulation

 

      

Curriculum
Number of credit requirements
  Plan 2.1 not less than 52 credits

Curriculum Structure
  Plan 2.1
Required Courses 14 credits
Elective Coures not less than 2 credits
Dissertation 36 credits
Nursing Research Practicum 180 hours


Courses

Plan 2.1
Required Courses

14

credits
11280161 Philosophy of Nursing Science

2(2-0-4)

11280261 Nursing Theory Development

2(2-0-4)

11280361 Advanced Quantitative Research in Nursing

3(3-0-6)

11280461 Advanced Qualitative Research in Nursing

2(2-0-4)

11280561 Advanced Statistics for Nursing Research

3(3-0-6)

11280661 Health Policy Development and Leadership

2(2-0-4)

 
Elective Coures not less than

2

credits
(* Students can select the other courses at the graduate level which offered in Burapha University or other institutions under the approval of the committee of the program)
11280761 Mix-method Research

2(2-0-4)

11280861 Nursing Intervention Research

2(2-0-4)

11280961 Measurement in Nursing Research

2(2-0-4)

11281061 Outcome Research in Nursing

2(2-0-4)

11281161 Ethnographic Study

2(2-0-4)

11281261 Interpretive Phenomenology

2(2-0-4)

11281361 Grounded Theory Methodology

2(2-0-4)

11281461 Independent Nursing Inquiry

2(2-0-4)

Doctoral Dissertation
11299961 Doctoral Dissertation

36(0-0-108)

Nursing Research Practicum
Nursing Research Practicum

180 hours


Study Plan


 

First Year: First Semester


 

Course code

tiltle

Credit

11280161

Philosophy of Nursing Science

2(2-0-4)

11280261

Nursing Theory Development

2(2-0-4)

11280361

Advanced Quantitative Research in Nursing

3(3-0-6)

Total

7 Credits

First Year: Second Semester


 

Course code

tiltle

Credit

11280461

Advanced Qualitative Research in Nursing

2(2-0-4)

11280561

Advanced Statistics for Nursing Research

3(3-0-6)

11280661

Health Policy Development and Leadership

2(2-0-4)

xxxxxx61

Elective Coures

2(2-0-4)

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Nursing Research Practicum

90 hours

Total

9 Credits

Second Year: First Semester


 

Course code

tiltle

Credit

11299961

Doctoral Dissertation

12

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Nursing Research Practicum

90 hours

Total

12 Credits

Second Year: Second Semester


 

Course code

tiltle

Credit

11299961

Doctoral Dissertation

12

Total

12 Credits

Third Year: First Semester


 

Course code

tiltle

Credit

11299961

Doctoral Dissertation

6

Total

6 Credits

Third Year: Second Semester


 

Course code

tiltle

Credit

11299961

Doctoral Dissertation

6

Total

6 Credits