Doctor of Philosophy In Peace Studies Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University
The Doctor of Philosophy In Peace Studies degree is awarded for mastering a field of scholarship, learning the methods of investigation appropriate to that field, and completing original research. The program is designed to develop personnel who understand the essential terms of peace and conduct research integrating Buddhism with peacebuilding sciences. During the course, leadership, communication, mediation, creativity, teamwork, conflict solution, and reconciliation building in society are developed through educational activities.
Although the courses and the research leading to the Ph.D. are necessarily specialized, attaining this degree should not be an isolated event the enterprise of learning. Therefore, the aspirant for the Ph.D. is expected to be a well-educated person with a broad sense of general knowledge, not only as preparation for more advanced work but also truly skillful in the teaching of Buddhism, deeply aware of Citta Bhavanã (Mind Development), having moral and respectful behaviors, well understanding the current situations of the world and society and well-versed in using modern technology to build a peaceful society.