Physician of Philosophy (PhD)
The Ph.D. thesis should constitute a substantive original contribution to understanding within the students selected market. Students should develop their research questions in consultation using their supervisory committee and studies ought to be performed using the greatest degree of academic rigor. Students ought to be asked to be independent his or her program progresses to show that they’ll design, conduct and critically report original research. The Ph.D. should consist of two-3 individual studies that build upon previous operate in complexity, scope and class. This program ought to be realistically designed so the student can complete all needs from the degree within 4 years. A lot of students are envisioned having no less than three original scientific contributions using their Ph.D. work either posted, printed or perhaps in press inside a recognized peer-reviewed journal before protecting their thesis. Students ought to be because of the chance to provide the work they do at national and worldwide conferences specific for their field of study.
Each Doctorate student is needed to accomplish no less than three graduate-level half courses. Course selection is finalized after thought on the student’s background preparation and also the research subject and it is in the discretion from the graduate supervisor(s) and also the supervisory committee. At the start of this training course, each student prepares and defends an investigation proposal. This document is critically reviewed through the supervisory committee. Within the Faculty of Kinesiology, the Doctorate Candidacy Exam includes both written and dental components. Effective completing each Doctorate degree requires preparation of the acceptable thesis and effective defense of their contents.
Within the Faculty of Kinesiology, completing a Ph.D. requires four or five many years of full-time study.
Doctorate students ought to make the most of possibilities to achieve experience of multidisciplinary and interfaculty training and collaboration, as appropriate. Additionally they take advantage of the regularly scheduled seminar programs, and special lectures pointed out in the last section. Additionally, work from the Affiliate Dean (Graduate) recognizes the requirement for professional and career advice. Appropriate possibilities for can be found in formal and informal settings. Additionally, you will find multiple professional and personal activities that students, faculty and staff take part in. Included in this are: sporting activities, social gatherings along with Visiting Researcher presentations, and special occasions, sometimes including journeys towards the nearby Nature or cultural occasions in Calgary.
Questions? Please contact the Graduate Program Administrator to learn more in regards to this program.
Graduate Program Administrator
Faculty of Kinesiology
College of Calgary
2500 College Drive N.W.
Phone: (403) 220-5183
Fax: (403) 220-0105