Program details

Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences in Endodontics

International Program

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Certificate: Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences

Language of instruction:

Thai, English

Total credits:

82 credits


Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Endodontics is equivalent to the residency training program (the Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Thailand). Upon completion of the program, students will receive a certificate from Chulalongkorn University and will also be eligible to sit for the Thai Board of Endodontics examination to obtain a professional license. During the course of study, there will be simulated written and oral examinations to help students prepare for the professional qualification examination. These simulations are designed to assist students in their readiness for the upcoming examination and subsequent professional licensure.

Course Background

To address the growing demand in Thailand for skilled professionals adept in examining, diagnosing, planning treatments, and delivering endodontic care to patients, alongside conducting valuable research, there arises a crucial requirement to produce graduates equipped with comprehensive expertise in this field, thus the conception of The Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Endodontics (International Program).

Principles and Rationale

The need for creating a curriculum that generates graduates proficient in endodontics stems from the pressing demand for knowledgeable experts and highly skilled specialists in Thailand. This comprehensive curriculum aims to equip students with the expertise and aptitude necessary for examining, diagnosing, planning treatments, and administering complex endodontic therapies, even those linked to the endeavors of medical or dental professionals in other specialized areas. Furthermore, the program accentuates the importance of research proficiency and its practical application in treatment, fostering critical thinking abilities pertinent to endodontic interventions, all while prioritizing the benefits to patients. Additionally, the curriculum underscores the values of integrity, professionalism, and ethical responsibility toward the profession and society at large.

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Why Endodontics At Chula Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University

Sufficient and Competent Teaching Faculty: The program boasts a sufficient number of knowledgeable and skilled instructors. The teaching approach is student-centered, encouraging students to express their opinions and engage in critical analysis.


Adequate and Modern Equipment: In the Endodontic Clinic, the program provides modern and essential equipment for root canal treatments, such as Dental Operating Microscopes, more than twenty-chair units, ultrasonic devices, warm vertical compaction tools, and surgical instruments. A wide range of materials is also available for various procedures.


Diverse Patient Cases: Students receive hands-on training with diverse types of patients and gain additional practical experience in other hospitals.


Excellent Library and Wi-Fi System: The program offers an outstanding library with easy access to books, journals, and various research materials. The Wi-Fi system ensures convenient information retrieval.


Central Location: Situated in the heart of the city, the university is easily accessible by public transportation, including several train and bus routes. Additionally, the location provides proximity to shopping centers and restaurants, allowing students to unwind after their studies.

Message from the Program Director

The Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Endodontics (International Program) strives to enhance knowledge, skills, and practical expertise in the domain of root canal treatment. Moreover, its objective lies in preparing students to become proficient lecturers and educators. The program integrates training on cutting-edge tools and technologies to augment the professional growth of students. Furthermore, it offers the chance for students to undergo examinations that pave the way for specialization in the field of Endodontics in Thailand.

Career path advice

  • Becoming a specialist dentist in the field of Endodontics is crucial as it plays a significant role in treating patients and alleviating their pain. Moreover, root canal treatment requires a high level of expertise, making it a currently sought-after and in-demand specialization, both in government and private sectors.
  • Endodontists also have the opportunity to become university professors.

Course details

Course structure

ประกอบด้วยการสอนทั้งภาคบรรยาย สัมมนา และปฏิบัติการ โดยอยู่ในระยะเวลา 3 ปี ร่วมกับการทำโครงการวิจัยที่สามารถนำไปเผยแพร่ในระดับชาติหรือนานาชาติได้

82 หน่วยกิต
3 หน่วยกิต
72 หน่วยกิต
7 หน่วยกิต


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Academic calendar

ระบบทวิภาค (นานาชาติ)

สิงหาคม – ธันวาคม
มกราคม – พฤษภาคม
มิถุนายน – กรกฎาคม

Candidate qualifications

  • Hold a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University accredited by the Ministry of Education and/or the Dental Council of Thailand. / GPAX at least 2.5
  • Hold a valid License to Practise Dentistry from Thai  Dental Council/ or applicants who do not have a Thai Dental Practice License must provide Thai Dental Examination for Registration and Licensing to Practise Dentistry Part I and Part II passing scores for admission.
  • Obtain at least one year of working experience in dental practice.(from license granteddate till begin of first semester.)
  • CU-TEP score of at least 60 or TOEFL (PBT or equivalent iBT) score of at least 470 or IELTS score of at least 4.5 taken within 2 years. (Applicants with CU-TEP score of at least 30 or TOEFL score of at least 400 or IELTS score of at least 3.0 may be admitted to the program but they have to meet the language proficiency requirement of the graduate school before graduation.)    
  • Possess qualifications complied with those announced by the Graduate College (to be announced yearly). The Program Administrative Committee reserves the rights to consider other qualifications that deem appropriate to be eligible for admission application.


Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Endodontics

International Program

  • Period of Admission: October 2, 2023 – November 17, 2023

Procedure of admission

  1. Please read and following procedure of admission
  2. Application documents must copy to pdf files or image files
  3. Fill Application Form and Upload Application documents
  4. Pay the application fee and upload pay-in slip
  5. Staff sent confirmation email of application  within 5 workdays

For further information pertaining to applicant’s qualifications, please contact

Miss Boonnutcha kedpocha
Department of Operative Dentistry,
09.00 am – 04.00 pm 
10th floor Boromnajsrinakharindra building

  • Tel. (+66) 0 2218 8795
  • Email:

Tuition fees




ภาคการศึกษาละ 60,000 บาท
ภาคการศึกษาละ 30,000 บาท

Activities of the Program

  • “Ban Pak Kret Dentistry Project”: Students will have the opportunity to provide dental treatments, specifically root canal treatments, to underprivileged children in Ban Pak Kret.
  • Faculty’s Free Dental Services: Throughout the year, students can actively participate in providing free dental services to patients during the Community Dental Health Day.
  • Continuous Education Conference: Graduate students in the program can engage in academic conferences related to the field, either as participants or as teaching assistants in practical and clinical sessions.


Department of Operative Dentistry

Faculty of Dentistry

Chulalongkorn University

10th Floor, Borommanard Srinakarin Building
34 Henri-Dunant Road, Wangmai,
Pathumwan, Bangkok, 10330

Program Assistant

  • Assist. Prof. Sirawut Hiran-us