Thesis Proposal Defense: Mathematics and Mechanics (DD060021mm)


Course Memo

The Thesis Proposal Defense is a compulsory 6 credits component of the program, whereby the PhD student defends a thesis proposal before the Individual Doctoral Committee. The PhD student must develop in consultation with the supervisor, a thesis proposal in the form of presentation or written document. The proposal should contain the thesis research question, a proposal of an approach answering the question, a brief review of the literature, an overview of the proposed structure, the expected results, and a timeline to the thesis defense. The PhD student should provide the Committee members with a thesis proposal approved by the supervisor one week in advance of the defense, which resulted in the completion of the individual student digital assessment form by the Individual Doctoral Committee.