Preparing for your doctoral thesis proposal defence (Public Health and Health Systems)

The following procedures are applicable to students in doctoral programs in the School of Public Health and Health Systems:

STUDENT AND SUPERVISOR

  • Plan proposal defence process at least one month in advance.

4 weeks before the anticipated proposal defence date

STUDENT

  • Contact all members of committee to confirm date and time for the proposal defence.
  • Advise Faculty Receptionist of date/time; s/he will secure a room.
  • Notify committee members of date/time/room.

3 weeks before the anticipated proposal defence date (required)

STUDENT

Student’s thesis supervisor chairs the proposal defence.

2 weeks before the scheduled proposal defence date (required)

STUDENT

  • Provide bound copies of thesis proposal to examination committee and the FGC.