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PhD

Study Chart for PhD program - Registration to Graduation
Process Due Date Note Related Form
Registration
(School)
August   Check the information from Office of Global Engagement
Registration
(Institute)
September Complete and return the Student Information Form Student Information of Graduate Institute of Injury Prevention and Control, TMU
Course Selection According to school calendar.
  1. According to school calendar.
  2. Checking the detail on the 「Degree Requirements」and 「List of Courses」
Online Course Selection System
Select Advisor By the end of 1st Semester
  1. Before the end of first semester, students required to identify a professor to be your thesis advisor; an application form must be filled out and approved by the Director.
  2. If you need to change the advisor during the school year, please submit the " Application Form for Changing Advisor "
  1. Application form for Thesis Advisor
  2. Application Form for Changing Advisor
Qualification Examination
(QE)
Apply for the QE in the beginning of the second year
  1. Taking 16 credits (excluding PhD thesis 12 credits)
  2. Students can apply for the QE in the beginning of the second year, and have to pass the QE before the end of the fourth year of PhD study.
  3. Students must apply for the qualifying examination within one month after the beginning of each semester.
1.Degree Requirements
2.Related Form:
  (1)Application form for QE
  (2)Transcript(The Required and Elective credits.)
  (3)Proposed thesis topic and abstract
  (4)List of committee members
Progress Report Each semester To participate 「Progress Report」 at least once in each semester from the third year  
Preliminary Review of Ph.D. thesis defense Apply in the first week of semester
  1. After finishing two academic years, students can apply for the thesis defense in the 5th semester.
  2. For students who wish to graduate in any semester of the academic year are required to apply for the preliminary review in the first week of that semester before he or she scheduled for the final defense.
Related Forms:
  1. Application Form for Preliminary Review of Doctoral Degree Examination
  2. Transcript
  3. Certification for Proposal Defense
  4. Offprints for SCI, SSCI papers (or letters of acceptance)
  5. Doctoral thesis draft
  6. Proof of Students Attending International Academic Conferences
Apply Thesis Defense According to school calendar.
(Around Oct. or April)
  1. After finishing two academic years, students can apply for the thesis defense in the 5th semester.
  2. Get advisor’s permission to propose your thesis defense.
  3. Apply to Graduate Degree Exam Application System
  1. Thesis Structure of Graduate Institute of Injury Prevention and Control, TMU
  2. Graduate Degree Exam Application System
Thesis Defense According to school calendar.
  1. According to graduation timetable from Office of Academic Affairs
  2. Prepared the thesis and document for presentation
  3. Finish and give the thesis to committee one week before presentation.
 
Submit thesis defense report and related documents Important Date:
  1. Related documents submitted to program office within 3 days after the presentation.
  2. Bound thesis (draft) submitted to program office within 2 weeks after the presentation.
  3. Program office must submit all documents to the Registration Section by 31th January or July.
  1. According to graduation timetable form Office of Academic Affairs
  2. Submit thesis defense report and related documents to program office.
Documents submitted to program office for checking:
(1)Grading Forms
(2)Bound thesis
(3)Evaluation form
(4)Confidentiality agreement & sing-in Form.
(5)Thesis publication agreement

 
Befor complete TMU graduation procedures , student should prepared one hardcover of thesis(Black with golden words) to program office.
Submit to library   Upload the electronic copy of the thesis to TMU library website. Electronic thesis Service.
School Graduation Procedure By the end of Semester Check the information from the Graduation Form.
  1. Graduation form of IPC
  2. Graduation survey
  3. Graduation form of TMU