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MES program summary

This is a general outline of what progress through the degree should look like.

term

1 fall

2 winter

3 spring

4 fall

5 winter

6 spring

enrolment

Fall, Winter and Summer terms
Enrolment paperwork (i.e. advising forms listing courses and individualized course form/description) must be completed each term and submitted to OSAS

MES stage
(duration)

MES I
(1 term)

MES II
(2-3 terms)

 

MES III
(2-4 terms)

 

 

Plan of study

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Develop initial plan
(with advisor)
   Title/abstract
   Personal statement
   Currents of thoughts
   Area of concentration
   Components
   Objectives
   Course list (6 terms)
   Bibliography

 

Submit First POS – November 6.

Revise plan
(with advisor)

 

Revise/finalize plan
(with advisor)
Submit Preliminary Research Proposal and Request for Supervision
Prepare/finalize proposal
(with supervisor)
   Title/abstract
   Relations with plan
   Problem statement
   Research context
   Research design
   Methodology
   Tentative outline
   Timeline
   Bibliography

Research
(with supervisor)

Research/write major research
(with supervisor)

 

 

Finalize and submit major research
(with supervisor)

Examination

MES I to II exam
with advisor + reader

 

If not approved, requires exam
If not approved after exam, withdrawal

General exam
with advisor

General exam
with advisor

or

MES II to III exam
with advisor + supervisor

MES II to III exam
with advisor + supervisor

or

No exam required if already at MES III

No exam required if already at MES III

Final exam
with supervisor, advisor + chair

scheduled on official exam days by OSAS

Submission

MES I to II exam: 1 copy of initial plan of study to circulate from advisor to reader to OSAS dossier

 

General exam: 2 copies of revised plan of study 1 to advisor and 1 to OSAS dossier

General exam: 2 copies of revised plan of study for advisor and OSAS dossier

 

MES II to III Exam: 3 copies of final plan of study and proposal: advisor, supervisor, OSAS dossier.  HPR and/or risk forms.

MES II to III exam: 3 copies of final plan of study and proposal for advisor, supervisor, OSAS dossier.  HPR and/or risk forms.

 

3 copies of final plan (including proposal) and examinable copies of major research to OSAS

 

2 final/revised copies of the major research to OSAS

Period of submission

November 6, 2012 (week 9)

Before the end of term

Before the end of term

Early in the term

 

July 31, 2014