Doctoral (PhD) Thesis-based

The PhD program is a full-time program normally taking approximately four years (for an MSc graduate). A student transferring from the MSc program would take up to a year longer.

The PhD program requires course work, a single-authored scientific paper, an oral candidacy exam, and submission and successful defence 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 PhD program is a full-time program normally taking approximately four years (for an MSc graduate). A student transferring from the MSc program would take up to a year longer.

 

Programs:

CPSC PhD

  • Expected Time:
    • With completed MSc = 4 years
    • Without completed MSc = 5 years
  • Maximum Time:
    • With completed MSc = 6 years
    • Without completed MSc = 6 years