PhD Oral Candidacy Exam APMA 995
An open oral candidacy exam given by the supervisory committee. The exam consists of a proposed thesis topic defence by the student and supervisory committee questions about related proposed research topics. The exam follows submission of a written PhD research proposal. Graded on a satisfactory/unsatisfactory basis. Students who fail will either successfully complete a second exam within six months or withdraw from the program. Prerequisite: Applied Mathematics PhD stream students only. Must be completed within first six terms of the program.