Pós-Graduação em Biologia de Sistemas

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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).