In addition to at least 21 credit units of course work, seminar, and  research methods and ethic units, the PhD degree candidate must prepare and successfully defend a PhD thesis. Expected duration to complete the PhD Program is 8 semesters; the maximum duration is 12 semesters. However, students should complete course work including non-credit courses in 4 semesters. Advisor appointment has to be made at the beginning of 3rd semester. Each PhD degree candidate expected to follow  one of the following specialized areas:

It is expected that at least 4 of elective courses should be taken from followed specialized area. The list of elective courses  is not limited to the list given, and the list is expanded on a continuing basis; courses outside the list can be accepted as electives subject to approval by the student's adviser. 

Semester I Semester II
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course
  • IAM698 Research Methods and Ethics (0-Credit)
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course
  • Elective Course
Semester III Semester IV
  • IAM600 PhD Thesis
  • IAM690 Graduate Seminar (0-Credit)
  • Elective Course
  • IAM600 PhD Thesis Exam (Qualification Exam)
Semester IV Semester V
  • IAM600 PhD Thesis (Thesis Proposal)
  • IAM600 PhD Thesis
Semester VII Semester VIII
  • IAM600 PhD Thesis
  • IAM600 PhD Thesis

* For students who did not take  MSc degree in Scientific Computing Programme, student's adviser recommends to take  programmes' compulsory courses (IAM 561-562-566-572)  instead of the elective courses according to student's  background.


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