Candidates will give a 15-minute oral presentation to the PhD Evaluation Committee (EC).

The presentation must include the following sections:

  1. Title slide with the information
  2. Key information about thesis project
  3. Personal assessment of progress made.

The candidate will also need to address questions members of the EC may ask during the session.

The complete oral-presentation session (presentation + questions/observations) will take a maximum of 45 minutes.

Following the candidate’s presentation, the EC will inform the student of any observations it deems necessary and they will confirm the status of each student in terms of the expected date of their defence and dedication to the programme.