Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering - Doctor of Philosophy

The department requires that new Ph.D. candidates take a comprehensive examination within 1 year of the start of their program, to be given by an examining committee which includes the supervisor. The academic strengths and deficiencies identified in this way are taken into consideration in designing programs of graduate courses for these students.

Candidates proceeding by thesis to any degree are expected to become familiar with the literature of their subjects, in whatever language it is written.