Year 1:
By the end of the first year, the candidate should have completed:
• 3 credit hours, Graduate Seminar (6000)
• 12 credit hours in graduate seminars (6011-6102)

Year 2:
By the end of the second year, the candidate should have:
• completed comprehensive examinations
• chosen a dissertation topic and submitted a proposal to the candidate’s supervisory committee
• completed the language requirement examination if necessary

Years 3-4:
By the end of the fourth year, the candidate should have:
• submitted the dissertation for examination by the committee members, graduate supervisor, and external examiner
• successfully defended the dissertation in an oral examination lasting 2 hours in the presence of the candidate’s supervisory committee members, dissertation supervisor, the graduate coordinator, and external examiner


Department of Philosophy

230 Elizabeth Ave, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1B 3X9

Postal Address: P.O. Box 4200, St. John's, NL, CANADA, A1C 5S7

Tel: (709) 864-8000