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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Physiology

Offered by: Physiology     Degree: Doctor of Philosophy

Program Requirements

Thesis

A thesis for the doctoral degree must constitute original scholarship and must be a distinct contribution to knowledge. It must show familiarity with previous work in the field and must demonstrate ability to plan and carry out research, organize results, and defend the approach and conclusions in a scholarly manner. The research presented must meet current standards of the discipline; as well, the thesis must clearly demonstrate how the research advances knowledge in the field. Finally, the thesis must be written in compliance with norms for academic and scholarly expression and for publication in the public domain.

Required Courses (9 credits)

  • PHGY 701 Ph.D. Comprehensive Examination

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : .

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 702 Ph.D. Proposal (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 703 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Within 6 months of completing the qualifying exam, students will prepare a written research proposal for their dissertation in consultation with their supervisor. The purpose of the examination is to ensure that: 1) the student can critically evaluate relevant literature and 2) has an appropriate thesis proposal topic that addresses a significant and testable hypothesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 704 Ph.D. Thesis Proposal Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Within 6 months of completing the qualifying exam, students will prepare a written research proposal for their dissertation in consultation with their supervisor.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 720 Ph.D. Seminar Course 1 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Required for Ph.D. students. Coordinated in conjunction with the weekly Departmental seminar series, students will meet for one hour before each seminar to critically discuss papers on the subject of the weekly seminar. Students will take turns introducing the papers and leading discussions on an overview of the research topic, some of the methodologies, results and conclusions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 721 Ph.D. Seminar Course 2 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Required for Ph.D. students. Coordinated in conjunction with the weekly Departmental seminar series, students will meet for one hour before each seminar to critically discuss papers on the subject of the weekly seminar. Students will take turns introducing the papers and leading discussions on an overview of the research topic, some of the methodologies, results and conclusions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 722 Ph.D. Seminar Course 3 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Required for Ph.D. students. Coordinated in conjunction with the weekly Departmental seminar series, students will meet for one hour before each seminar to critically discuss papers on the subject of the weekly seminar. Students will take turns introducing the papers and leading discussions on an overview of the research topic, some of the methodologies, results and conclusions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 723 Ph.D. Seminar Course 4 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Required for Ph.D. students. Coordinated in conjunction with the weekly Departmental seminar series, students will meet for one hour before each seminar to critically discuss papers on the subject of the weekly seminar. Students will take turns introducing the papers and leading discussions on an overview of the research topic, some of the methodologies, results and conclusions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 724 Ph.D. Seminar Course 5 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Required for Ph.D. students. Coordinated in conjunction with the weekly Departmental seminar series, students will meet for one hour before each seminar to critically discuss papers on the subject of the weekly seminar. Students will take turns introducing the papers and leading discussions on an overview of the research topic, some of the methodologies, results and conclusions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

  • PHGY 725 Ph.D. Seminar Course 6 (1 credit)

    Offered by: Physiology (Faculty of Medicine)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Physiology : Required for Ph.D. students. Coordinated in conjunction with the weekly Departmental seminar series, students will meet for one hour before each seminar to critically discuss papers on the subject of the weekly seminar. Students will take turns introducing the papers and leading discussions on an overview of the research topic, some of the methodologies, results and conclusions.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

    Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2012-2013 academic year.

Elective Courses (9 credits)

Students are required to take an additional three courses of Physiology or Science at the 500 level or above, in consultation with the GSAAC and the candidate's supervisor.

Faculty of Medicine—2012-2013 (last updated Dec. 20, 2012) (disclaimer)