Graduate Studies (GRAD)
Registration in GRAD 6100 is to formalize the status of visiting Canadian Graduate Student Researchers. Students must meet the terms of the Canadian Graduate Student Research Mobility Agreement (CGSRMA), and submit the Visiting Graduate Student Research Authorization form to be eligible to register.
Should show in general, that the student has mastery of the field and is fully conversant with relevant literature. The process, schedule, format, and style must meet the requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. After approval of the thesis by the thesis examining committee and the completion of any revisions required by that committee, two copies of the thesis must be submitted to the Graduate Studies general office. Thesis students must pass an oral examination on the subject of the thesis and matters relating thereto as prescribed by the department. This course is graded pass/fail.
Takes the form of an exercise in the practical application of knowledge and skills, involving the careful definition of a problem and a report on the results in a manner suitable for evaluation by an examining committee. The comprehensive examination is an independent work, for an architectural project selected to demonstrate professional knowledge and skills, culminating in a public presentation. A faculty member serves as an advisor. Consultation, advice, and criticism will be provided by other members of the Faculty and specialized professionals in the various technical and related fields. This course is graded pass/fail.
MBA and MPA students who are not registering for any courses in Fall and/or Winter terms must register for GRAD 7022 in order to retain status.
Takes the form of an exercise in the practical application of knowledge and skills, involving the careful definition of a problem and a report on the results in a manner suitable for evaluation by an examining committee. This course is graded pass/fail.
Project and Report
The Design Thesis is an independently driven creative work developed within a focused subject of inquiry and directed by architectural questions. It is carried out through intensive research, study, and design explorations that culminate in a thoroughly developed architectural proposition. It is to be fully recorded in a final document.
The MFA Thesis is comprised of a written statement and visual thesis that must show that the student has developed an original contribution to knowledge in visual art. The process, schedule, format, and style must meet the requirements of the Faculty of Graduate Studies. Thesis students must pass an oral examination on the subject of the written statement and visual thesis. This course is graded pass/fail.
In a highly interactive environment, participants will be exposed to practical advice on how to deal with challenging situations that may arise while doing research within their own area of expertise. The course also addresses the latest standards, codes, and policies in the responsible conduct of research both locally and globally. Online tutorial delivered through UM Learn with no pre- or co-requisites. This course graded on a pass/fail basis.
New and continuing Masters and Doctoral students will learn about academic integrity by participating in online tutorials. A brief learning-check will be written after the tutorials have been viewed. Students newly admitted to a graduate program must successfully complete this course within the first term of registration. The course grade is a pass/fail.
Doctoral Candidacy Examination