Structure du programme
Phase I – Preparation (if necessary, maximum 1 year)
Qualifying courses in the specialization (preparatory or introductory courses)
Phase II – Specialization (maximum 2 years)
- Minimum course work of 10 PhD seminars
- Writing of scientific paper
- Comprehensive exam
Course work includes the following requirements:
Minimum 4 seminars
Minimum 2 seminars
Responsible conduct of research seminar
1 seminar (uncredited compulsory)
PhD seminars offered by the joint program or in other universities in accordance with the research interest of the student.
Phase III – Dissertation
- Public presentation of the dissertation proposal
- Writing of the dissertation
Phases II and III supervisory committees
The student is supervised by two committees. The Phase II committee validates the student’s coursework, supervises the scientific paper, if required, and administers the comprehensive exam. The Phase III committee (or dissertation committee) supervises the student’s dissertation research work.
These committees generally include at least three professors from the four universities participating in the joint program.
- Full time
- Part time
- 100% distance
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