Program details

Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Oral Medicine

International Program

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Certificate: Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences

Language of instruction:

Thai, English

Total credits:

82 credits


  • The instructors are experts in the field of Oral Medicine.
  • Students will receive comprehensive training in the fields of Oral Disease Diagnosis.

Program Overview

This three-year curriculum is crafted to cultivate highly competent specialists in Oral Medicine, adhering to internationally acknowledged standards. Emphasizing self-directed learning, research, and ongoing knowledge expansion, the program encompasses comprehensive training in Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, and Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. This equips students to proficiently integrate and apply their expertise disease diagnosis and optimal patient care.

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The Department of Oral Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University stands as the institution with the highest number of faculty members specialized in Oral Medicine across the country. The department offers a wide range of Oral Medicine courses and provides students with ample opportunities to learn from a diverse pool of patients within the field. Collaborating closely with the Department of Pharmacology, the Department engages in research endeavors aimed at developing a range of medications for effective Oral Medicine treatment. Furthermore, situated conveniently in the heart of Bangkok, the department provides an optimal learning environment with easy access via various transportation modes.

Message from the director

Oral Medicine is the specialty of dentistry associated with the examination, diagnosis, and management of patients with soft tissue diseases in the oral cavity, oral potentially malignant disorders, and orofacial pain. Optimal oral and dental care for patients with systemic conditions also fall within the scope of Oral Medicine. Presently, there remains a scarcity of specialized dentists in this field, failing to meet societal demands. To address this gap, the Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University offers a range of programs tailored to meet student needs and cultivate graduates with expertise in Oral Medicine. These programs aim to foster advanced research and knowledge development in Oral Medicine on both national and international levels. Additionally, they strive to instill high standards of quality, ethics, and professionalism among students. There are three main programs available:
– Master of Science Program in Oral Medicine: This two-year program focuses on the examination, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with Oral Medicine conditions.
– Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Oral Medicine (International Program): This three-year program also includes education and training in Oral Pathology and Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology.
– Residency Training Program in Oral Diagnostic Sciences: This three-year program enables graduates to pursue a career in General Dentistry with specialized knowledge in Oral Diagnosis.
The Department of Oral Medicine has a team of highly qualified faculty members and top-notch facilities for both teaching and research purposes. It also serves as a regional referral hub for patients, aligning with the goals set forth by each program.

รศ.ทญ.ดร.พรพรรณ Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University
Assoc. Prof. Pornpan Piboonratanakit

Head, Department of Oral Medicine

Career Path Advice

  • Professors/academics in educational institutions or healthcare organizations related to the field of dentistry, especially in the field of Oral Medicine.
  • Specialist dentists in the field of Oral Medicine working in hospitals or healthcare facilities, both in the public and private sectors.

Course Details

Course Structure

82 หน่วยกิต
3 หน่วยกิต
72 หน่วยกิต
7 หน่วยกิต

Course Plan

  • 3 ปี 8 ภาคการศึกษา 

Academic Calendar

ภาคการศึกษาที่ 1
เริ่มประมาณต้นเดือนสิงหาคมถึงต้นเดือนธันวาคม (หรือตามประกาศจุฬาลงกรณ์มหาวิทยาลัย) หรืออาจมีการเรียนบางรายวิชาก่อนเปิดภาคการศึกษาที่ 1
ภาคการศึกษาที่ 2


Higher Graduate Diploma in Clinical Sciences Program in Oral Medicine

International Program

  • Period of Admission: September 4, 2023 – November 15, 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

Dr. Paswach Wiriyakijja
Department of Oral Medicine,
08.30 am – 04.00 pm 
17th Floor, Borommanard Srinakarin Building

  • Tel. (+66) 0 2218 8942, 0 2218 8940, 0 2218 8937

Tuition Fees and Other Fees

Tuition fee for regular semesters (both first and second semesters):
48,000 Baht per semester
Tuition fee for summer semester:
12,000 Baht per semester
Special fee for regular semesters:
25,000 Baht per semester
Special fee for summer semester:
12,500 Baht per semester

Scholarships are available based on the affiliation of the trainees.


Department of Oral Medicine

Faculty of Dentistry

Chulalongkorn University

17th Floor, Borommanard Srinakarin Building,
34 Henri-Dunant Road,
Wangmai, Patumwan,
Bangkok, 10330,

  • Tel. +66 2218 8942