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Evaluation Criteria for Doctoral Theses

Types of Degrees

Doctor of Philosophy 

Requirements for Graduation

[Five-year term Ph. D. course]
Enrollment in the department for five years or more (note that individuals who demonstrate outstanding research performance may be treated flexibly with regard to the period of attendance)
At least 40 credits earned including required credits (it is recommended that these include at least 8 credits from Common Specialized Basic Subjects)
Having undergone the necessary research supervision by a supervisor
Successful examination of a doctoral thesis and successful completion of a final examination

[Three-year term Ph. D. course]
Enrollment in the department for three years or more (note that individuals who demonstrate outstanding research performance may be treated flexibly with regard to period of attendance)
At least 10 credits earned including required credits
Having undergone the necessary research supervision by a supervisor
Successful examination of a doctoral thesis and successful completion of a final examination