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Qualifying Exam and Confirmation (Doctor of Philosophy)

Fulfilment of Coursework Requirements

During the first two years of candidature, students must fulfil 6 courses as part of their coursework requirements. In addition, they are also required to attend seminars and presentations during their candidature. All students are required to attain a minimum CGPA of 3.50 and above for the coursework component.

Formal Presentation and Confirmation of Candidature

A formal presentation is scheduled between the 18th to 24th month of students’ candidature. Students are required to present their research project to the review panel. Members of the school faculty and the School’s research students are also invited to attend the presentation. Prior to the presentation, the students are expected to submit their first year report to the School.

Confirmation of students’ candidature is based on review panel’s recommendations, supervisor’s evaluation of students’ progress and School’s approval. Students are expected to make improvements on their research after receiving feedback from the panel.

Qualifying Exam and Confirmation (Masters’ by Research)

Fulfilment of Coursework Requirements

During the 1st year of candidature, students must fulfil 3 courses as part of their coursework requirements. In addition, they are also required to attend seminars and presentations during their candidature. Students are required to attain a minimum CGPA of 3.00 and above for the coursework component.

Formal Presentation and Confirmation of Candidature

A formal presentation is scheduled between the 12th to 13th month of students’ candidature. They are required to present their research project to the review panel. Members of the school faculty and the School’s research students are also invited to attend the presentation. Prior to the presentation, the students are expected to submit their first year report to the School.

Confirmation of students’ candidature is based on review panel’s recommendations, supervisor’s evaluation of students’ progress and School’s approval. Students are expected to make improvements on their research after receiving feedback from the panel.