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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.); Mathematics and Statistics

Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics     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

  • MATH 700 Ph.D. Preliminary Examination Part A

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : A written examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014

    Instructors: Russell Steele (Fall) Russell Steele (Winter)

  • MATH 701 Ph.D. Preliminary Examination Part B

    Offered by: Mathematics and Statistics (Faculty of Science)

    Administered by: Graduate Studies

    Overview

    Mathematics & Statistics (Sci) : An oral examination that must be passed by all doctoral candidates in order to continue in the doctoral program.

    Terms: Fall 2013, Winter 2014, Summer 2014

    Instructors: Russell Steele (Fall) Russell Steele (Winter) Russell Steele (Summer)

Complementary Courses

Twelve approved graduate courses, at the 500, 600, or 700 level, of 3 or more credits each.

Faculty of Arts—2013-2014 (last updated Aug. 21, 2013) (disclaimer)