Suggested progress – Ph.D. in International Development

Year September / December  January / April  May / August 
1 DVM8109: Theories in ID
DVM8110: Policies and Practice in Development
Selection of a Thesis Supervisor
DVM8108: Research Seminar in ID
DVM6xxx: Elective Course
Selection of a Thesis Supervisor
DVM9996: Comprehensive Exam*
Selection of a Thesis Supervisor
2 DVM9997: Comprehensive Exam** DVM9998: Thesis Proposal Defense of the Thesis Proposal*** DVM9998: Thesis Proposal (if needed) Defense of the Thesis Proposal***
3 and 4 THD9999 Thesis and Thesis Defense THD9999 Thesis and Thesis Defense THD9999 Thesis and Thesis Defense

* Students must have successfully completed all their courses before registering for the comprehensive exams.
** Students must have successfully completed the 1st comprehensive exam before writing the 2nd.
*** Both comprehensive exams must be successfully completed before defending their thesis proposal.

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