Program Milestones

Meet with your supervisor regularly and complete progress reports each year.

myProgress logo All rights reserved- See course and program requirements for your McGill degree.
- Monitor your progress towards your degree.
- Receive reminders of upcoming or missed academic milestones in thesis graduate programs.

 


phD 1 All rights reservedFall & Winter

Students in PhD 1 have been accepted into the program without a Master's Degree, or with a Master's Degree in an unrelated field, and complete a series of additional preparatory courses during this year.

 


PhD 2 All rights reserved

Fall

  • Study plan: Complete and approve plan for degree, including timing of courses and academic milestones (e.g., comprehensive examination, progress tracking).
  • Additional required courses
  • 2 seminars
  • Colloquium attendance

Winter

  • Additional required courses
  • 2 seminars
  • Colloquium attendance
  • Progress report myProgress logo All rights reserved

Summer

Draft of comprehensive bibliography and topics

 


PhD 3 All rights reserved

Fall

  • Complete coursework
  • Colloquium attendance
  • Complete comprehensive bibliography & topics

Winter

  • Colloquium attendance
  • Comprehensive examinations myProgress logo All rights reserved
  • Progress report myProgress logo All rights reserved

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 4 All rights reserved

Fall

  • Ethics approval (if required)
  • Thesis proposal and oral presentation myProgress logo All rights reserved
  • Language requirement examination

Winter

  • Thesis research
  • Progress report myProgress logo All rights reserved

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 5 All rights reserved

Fall

  • Thesis research

Winter

  • Thesis research
  • Progress report myProgress logo All rights reserved

Summer

  • Thesis research

 


PhD 6 All rights reserved

Fall

  • Thesis research
  • Final thesis submission myProgress logo All rights reserved
  • December submission for Spring graduation

Winter
By end of PhD 6

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  • April thesis submission for Fall graduation

 


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