Ph.D. Stream : Post-candidacy

Course Requirements

  • Lecture Courses 
    (Applicable to students admitted in 2022-23 and thereafter)
    Each Ph.D. student is required to complete at least 2 courses with a total of 6 units during the post-candidacy stage among the overall PhD coursework requirement, subject to the approval of his/her supervisor and the Division Head. A student may choose to complete this course requirement during his/her pre-candidacy stage.
  • Thesis Research Courses
    Each student must register for a Thesis Research Course every term throughout his/her study period.
  • Other courses or requirements
    Each Ph.D. student is required to give an oral presentation on his/her research progress each year before his/her Thesis Advisory Committee and submit a research report during his/her normative period of study.
  • Thesis and Oral Defence 
    Each student is required to submit a thesis and pass the oral defence of the thesis for graduation.