Course introduction of the PhD
◎Required credits for graduation: PhD students are required to have a minimum of 18 credits to graduate; for those going directly to PhD programs, 36 credits are required.
◎Seminar Discussions: The department’s PhD students are required to take at least four semesters of “Seminar Discussions” classes.
◎Test of Basic competency for the program: Each group of PhD students has a required test of basic competency for specific subjects. Every PhD student should pass this test; hence it is recommended that he or she choose these subjects first.
◎Other program regulations:
|Minimum period of study
|Required number of credits
|18 credits (Not including credits for English-related courses, as well as accredited and exempted courses except for PhD students who have retaken admission examination because of failure to graduate within the specified program timeframe)
|Required credits for going directly to PhD program
|36 credits (including master degree credits)
|Relevant regulations for required courses and graduation eligibility
1. At least four semesters of “Seminar Discussions” course (make a report at least once during the Seminar Discussions class)2. Test of basic competency: In accordance with the academic brochure for the year the PhD student is admitted.
|Other matters not covered shall be handled in accordance with the “Guidelines for PhD Students.”