Comprehensive Examination Committee (PhD)

The Comprehensive Examination Committee is responsible for developing and administering the comprehensive examinations

  • Students can take the examination a maximum of twice; if they fail the examination on the second attempt, students must withdraw from the program
  • The Chair is responsible for charing the oral and written components of the comprehensive examination, and must report on the results to the Dean of the School of Graduate Studies.
  • The Supervisor (a member of the committee) must schedule the comprehensive examination, and inform the student, the committee, and the School of Graduate Studies of the Date, time, and place.

Membership of the Comprehensive Examination Committee

  • The Comprehensive Examination Committee is unique to each student
  • Consists of the student's Supervisory Committee, plus a Chair
  • Chair is a faculty member of the U of L, from a discipline related to the student's research
  • Chair is recommended by the Supervisory Committee, and is appointed by the Program Committee

Establishing the Comprehensive Examination Committee

  • At least four weeks before the secheduled date of the comprehensive examiantion, the Supervisor recommends, in writing, the membership fo the Comprehensive Examination Committee to the Program Committee. The Program Committee appoints the Chair, based on the recommendation of the Supervisory Committee.

Events Calendar

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 10:00
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014 - 16:00
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 12:00
A Lecture by Tania Murray Li Drawing on two decades of ethnographic research in Sulawesi, Indonesia...
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 16:00
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014 - 19:00
University of Lethbridge Master of Science Program Notice of Final Thesis Examination September 5,...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: PhD Value: $40,000 for 1 yearRegistration Deadline: Sept. 25thFull application...
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 16:00
This hands-on workshop will develop skills necessary to effectively deal with assessment of...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Masters and PhD Canadian/PRValue: max $10,000Internal Deadline: Sept. 27th The...
Saturday, September 27, 2014 (All day)
Eligibility: Canadian or PR, full time Master or PhD Value: $1,000-5,000/yearInternal Deadline:...
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 23:59
Value: $50,000/year for 3 yearsEligibility: Canadian, PR and international PhD studentsInternal...