- Qualifying exam
All students must be approved in qualifying exam after:
Master- 15 months
Doctorate w/ Master´s Degree: 27 months
Direct Doctorate: 33 months
14 credits are required for enrollment at this exam and mandatory courses will be considered according to the area (check with the office for complete information).
The exam consists of:
- Class (undergraduation level) of one topic from a selected list under the area chosen by the student
- Seminar of current status of project
- Discussion of the text prepared in dissertation/thesis format
Note: if the student fails, a new exam can be scheduled (only one failure is allowed).