The Ph.D. program requires course work, a single-authored scientific paper , an oral candidacy exam, and submission and successful defense of a thesis. The thesis must be an original work making a significant contribution to knowledge in or understanding of the field of study, and include material worthy of publication.
The Ph.D. program is a full-time program normally taking approximately four years (for an M.Sc. graduate). A student transferring from the M.Sc. program would take up to a year longer.
|Program||Expected Time (years)||Maximum Time (years)|
|With completed M.Sc.||Without completed M.Sc.||With completed M.Sc.||Without completed M.Sc.|
- CURRENT Regulations ( for students entering September 2012 or later)
- Old Regulations: