Transfer PhD (bypass MASc, transfer to PhD)

Please note that below is the typical progress through the PhD program for students who have transferred from the MASc into the PhD program.  A student’s progress may vary, and students are encouraged to discuss their progress regularly with their supervisor(s).  Normally a student will publish 3 to 4 journal articles by the end of their PhD program.

Year 1 (MASc)

  • CHE2222H – Safety Training prior to starting research in the lab
  • JDE1000H – Ethics in Research in either the Fall or Winter session
  • CHE1102H –  Research Methods and Project Execution
  • CHE3001H – Graduate Student Seminar (Lectures at the Leading Edge) in both the Fall and Winter sessions
  • Two academic courses
  • PhD Transfer Oral Examination (normally in the 12th – 13th month of study)

Year 2 (transfer to PhD complete)

  • CHE3001H – Graduate Student Seminar (Lectures at the Leading Edge) in both the Fall and Winter sessions
  • One to three academic courses
  • PhD Reading Committee Meeting (typically 12 months after transferring from the MASc)
  • Submit one or two journal articles to peer-reviewed journals

Year 3 (PhD)

  • CHE3001H – Graduate Student Seminar (Lectures at the Leading Edge) in both the Fall and Winter sessions
  • Any remaining academic courses
  • PhD Reading Committee Meeting (9 months after the Reading Committee meeting held in Year 2)
  • Submit one or two journal articles to peer-reviewed journals

Year 4 (PhD)

  • CHE3001H – Graduate Student Seminar (Lectures at the Leading Edge) in both the Fall and Winter sessions
  • PhD Reading Committee Meeting (9 months after the Reading Committee meeting held in Year 3)
  • Achieve PhD Candidacy (completion of all academic courses, regular committee meetings and adequate research progress)
  • Submit one or two journal articles to peer-reviewed journals

Year 4/5 (PhD)

 

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