Academic Calendar 17/18 PhD

  PhD / Academic Year 1 PhD / Academic Year 2 PhD / Academic Year 3 PhD / Academic Year 4
30 Oct 17
06 Nov 17
13 Nov 17
20 Nov 17
27 Nov 17
04 Dec 17
11 Dec 17
18 Dec 17
TERM 2
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 6
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 10
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 14
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
25 Dec 17
01 Jan 18
Vacation Vacation Vacation Vacation
08 Jan 17
15 Jan 18
22 Jan 18
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
WINTER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
29 Jan 18
05 Feb 18
12 Feb 18
19 Feb 18
26 Feb 18
05 Mar 18
12 Mar 18
19 Mar 18
TERM 3
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 7
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 11
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 15
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
26 Mar 18
02 Mar 18
09 Mar 18
16 Mar 18
23 Mar 18
TERM 4
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 8
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 12
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 16
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
30 Mar 18
07 May 18
Vacation Vacation Vacation Vacation
14 May 17
21 May 18
28 May 18
TERM 4
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 8
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 12
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
TERM 16
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
04 Jun 18
11 Jun 18
18 Jun 18
25 Jun 18
02 Jul 18
09 Jul 18
16 Jul 18
23 Jul 18
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
SUMMER TERM
Credit-bearing activity (course, research)
30 Jul 18
07 Aug 18
14 Aug 18
21 Aug 18
28 Aug 18
Vacation Vacation Vacation Vacation
04 Sep 18
11 Sep 18
18 Sep 18
25 Sep 18
02 Oct 18
09 Oct 18
16 Oct 18
23 Oct 18
TERM 5
Evaluation period
TERM 9
Evaluation period
TERM 13
Evaluation period
TERM 17
Thesis Defense

GENERAL DATES:

Annual Progress Review – Term 1 (by PhD program committees​)
Qualifying Exam – Term 3 (by research areas, by exam committees)
History and Philosophy of Science – Term 2

History and Philosophy of Science Exam – Term 2, week 8
English Exam – Terms 2 and 3 and 4, – week 7

Pedagogy – January 2018
Thesis Proposal Defense – Term 3 (by PhD program committees)
Thesis Final Review (pre-defense) April – June 2018 (by PhD program committees)
PhD Thesis Defenses – September – October 2018 (PhD Defense Juries)

PhD / Academic Year 1 PhD / Academic Year 2
Term 2
  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • History and Philosophy of Science Exam – week of 18 December
  • English Exam – week of 11 December
  • 01 November: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 2
  • 06 November: Holiday
  • 07 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 22 December: Last day of classes Term 2

Term 3

  • Qualifying Exam (by research areas, by exam committees)
  • English Exam – week of 11 March
  • Thesis Proposal Defense – (by PhD program committees)
  • 29 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 3
  • 1 February: DEADLINE for Individual Study Plan submission
  • 05 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 05 March: Registration for Term 4 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 12 March: Registration for Term 4 CLOSES
  • 23 March: Last day of classes Term 3

Term 4

  • English Exam – week of 21 May
  • 09 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 26 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 4
  • 01 June: Last day of classes Term 4

Term 5

  • Annual Progress Review (by PhD program committees​)
  • 04 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 5
  • Week of 09 October: Registration for Term 6 OPENS
  • Week of 16 October: Registration for Term 6 CLOSES
  • 27 October: Last day of classes Term 5

Term 6

  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • History and Philosophy of Science Exam – week of 18 December
  • English Exam – week of 11 December
  • 30 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 6
  • 06 November: Holiday
  • 07 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 22 December: Last day of classes Term 6

Term 7

  • Qualifying Exam (by research areas, by exam committees)
  • English Exam – week of 11 March
  • Thesis Proposal Defense – (by PhD program committees)
  • 29 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 7
  • 05 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 05 March: Registration for Term 8 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 12 March: Registration for Term 8 CLOSES
  • 23 March: Last day of classes Term 7

Term 8

  • English Exam – week of 21 May
  • 09 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 26 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 8
  • 01 June: Last day of classes Term 8
PhD Academic Year 3 PhD Academic Year 4
Term 9
  • Annual Progress Review (by PhD program committees​)
  • 04 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 9
  • Week of 09 October: Registration for Term 10 OPENS
  • Week of 16 October: Registration for Term 10 CLOSES
  • 27 October: Last day of classes Term 9

Term 10

  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • History and Philosophy of Science Exam – week of 18 December
  • English Exam – week of 11 December
  • 30 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 10
  • 06 November: Holiday
  • 07 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 22 December: Last day of classes Term 10

Winter Term

  • Pedagogy of Higher Education

Term 11

  • Qualifying Exam (by research areas, by exam committees)
  • English Exam – week of 11 March
  • Thesis Proposal Defense – (by PhD program committees)
  • 29 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 11
  • 05 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 05 March: Registration for Term 12 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 12 March: Registration for Term 12 CLOSES
  • 23 March: Last day of classes Term 11

Term 12

  • English Exam – week of 21 May
  • 09 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 26 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 12
  • 01 June: Last day of classes Term 12

Term 13

  • Annual Progress Review (by PhD program committees​)
  • 04 September: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 13
  • Week of 09 October: Registration for Term 14 OPENS
  • Week of 16 October: Registration for Term 14 CLOSES
  • 27 October: Last day of classes Term 13

Term 14

  • History and Philosophy of Science course
  • History and Philosophy of Science Exam – week of 18 December
  • English Exam – week of 11 December
  • 30 October: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 14
  • 06 November: Holiday
  • 07 November: Close of drop/add period
  • 22 December: Last day of classes Term 14

Winter Term

  • Pedagogy of Higher Education

Term 15

  • Qualifying Exam (by research areas, by exam committees)
  • English Exam – week of 11 March
  • 29 January: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 15
  • 05 February: Close of drop/add period
  • 23 February: Holiday
  • Week of 05 March: Registration for Term 16 OPENS
  • 08 March: Holiday
  • Week of 12 March: Registration for Term 16 CLOSES
  • 23 March: Last day of classes Term 15

Term 16

  • Thesis Final Review – April – June
  • 09 April: Close of drop/add period
  • 26 March: First day of classes (and open drop/add period) Term 16
  • 01 June: Last day of classes Term 16

Term 17

  • PhD thesis defenses