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Informatics Doctoral Degree Requirements

Requirements Summary

The following is a brief synopsis of the general degree requirements; please see the MUII Student Handbook for complete details.

  • Students must take courses listed in the core and concentration areas
  • Students must pass a qualifying examination
  • Students must present at least one institutional seminar annually
  • Students are required to complete a comprehensive exam, which includes written and oral elements, within a specified timeframe
  • Students must pass a comprehensive examination at least 7 months before their scheduled defense
  • Students must submit and defend a dissertation describing the results of successful and original research in one of the branches of informatics
  • Students must have at least one journal paper published/accepted and at least another one submitted before the scheduled defense from an approved list of informatics related journals
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