Requirements on Courses and Seminars
  1. An M.Phil. or Ph.D. student needs to give a satisfactory presentation of his/her research proposal as part of the requirements for confirmation of candidature before the end of the probationary period. Upon supervisor's recommendation and FHDC's approval, an MPhil student may transfer his/her candidature to that for the degree of Ph.D.
  2. A student needs to give a departmental pre-graduate seminar about his/her thesis work before thesis defense. This seminar is mandatory for students registered on or after September 1, 2005 and strongly recommended for students registered earlier.
  3. At least 50% of the required departmental courses should be finished by the end of the probationary period. In addition, the students need to complete courses offered by the Graduate School. Please follow the links to see the detailed course requirements: