Academic Regulation II-6 - Time limits for completion of graduate degrees and diplomas

6.1. Graduate diplomas

Graduate diploma students must meet all diploma requirements within three years of the date of initial enrolment in the diploma program, unless their specific program requirements provide for a different time limit.

6.2. Master’s degrees

Master’s degree students must complete all their degree requirements within four years of the date of initial enrolment in the master’s program, unless their specific program requirements provide for a different time limit.

6.3. Doctoral degrees

Doctoral degree students must submit a thesis for defence within six years of the date of initial enrolment in the doctoral program, unless their specific program requirements provide for a different time limit. Students initially enrolled in a master’s program who transfer to a doctoral program must submit the thesis for defence within seven years of their initial enrolment in the master’s program, unless their specific program requirements provide for a different time limit.                                                                                                                                                            

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