Make-up of Doctoral Committees

Comprehensive Exam Committee[1]

Supervisor + Co-supervisor (if applicable) + 2 other professors of  the school (+ 1 member external of the school (optional))

Thesis Proposal Committee[2]

Supervisor + Co-supervisor (if applicable) + 2 other professors of the school + 1 professor external of the school

Thesis Committee

Supervisor + Co-supervisor (if applicable) + 2 other professors of the school + 1 professor external of the school (+1 final evaluator external to the university[3])


[1], [2] All committee members must be members of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.

[3] The final external evaluator is chosen by the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral studies after final submission of the thesis. Neither the student nor any member of the committee may communicate with the external evaluator prior to submission of his or her final report to the FGPS.

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