Specific candidacy requirements differ from program to program, however, to be admitted to candidacy, you should successfully:
- Pass one or more Field of Study examination(s), as required by the graduate program.
- Complete a written thesis proposal that is examined and approved by the supervisory committee (and additional examiners, if required by the program).
- Complete any other program-specific candidacy requirements such as language or seminar requirements, as set out in the program’s Calendar entry.
- Complete course requirements for your program as set out in its Calendar entry.
Read the Graduate Calendar for the complete policy and regulation on Candidacy. Program-specific candidacy admission requirements, can be found in the program’s Candidacy Requirements Document on their website. Students who started their program before the effective date of the current requirements may choose to follow the old or the current regulations to be admitted to candidacy.
Old Candidacy Regulations