Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

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Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences     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

(1 credit)

  • ATOC 700 Ph.D. Proposal Seminar (1 credit)

    Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : Seminar where students present their research and a comprehensive framework for the thesis.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013, Summer 2013

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

  • ATOC 701 Ph.D. Comprehensive (General)

    Offered by: Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences : An examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2012, Winter 2013

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

Complementary Courses (7 credits)

Students are required to take ATOC 751D1 and ATOC 751D2 OR ATOC 752D1 and ATOC 752D2.
1 credit from:

And 6 credits from the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, at the 500 or 600 level, as approved by the Graduate Program Director.

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