- Lecture Courses
Each Ph.D. student is required to complete at least 4 graduate courses with a total of 12 units during the pre-candidacy stage, subject to the approval of his/her supervisor and the Division Head. Undergraduate courses (Coded 4000 or below) cannot be used to fulfil this requirement.
- Thesis Research Courses
Each Ph.D. student must register for the relevant Thesis Research Course in every term throughout his/her study period.
- Candidacy Examination
Each Ph.D. student is required to pass a written candidacy examination within the maximum period of his/her pre-candidacy stage for the advancement to his/her post-candidacy stage. The purpose of this examination is to test the student’s basic knowledge and understanding in the SEEM discipline.
- Other courses or requirements
Each Ph.D. student must complete the seminar courses in his/her first year of study. In addition, 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 proposal and oral defence
Each Ph.D. student is required to submit a written thesis proposal and pass the oral defence of the proposal within the maximum period of his/her pre-candidacy stage.
- Ph.D Candidacy Examination (Logon with SEEM user account)