Timeline to Completion of 4-Year doctoral Program

Year 1:  Initiate required course work and research work. CIHR proposal must be completed within time limits.

Year 2:  Research work, presentation and oral defense of Research Proposal

Year 3:  Research work and presentation of initial.

Year 4:  Completion of research work, writing of thesis, Final Supervisory Committee Meeting, and Final Oral Exam.

Year 5:  If research is not completed, then an explanation (upon request) must be submitted by the student and supervisor to the Graduate Studies Committee.