In addition to pursuing independent research, the candidates are required to satisfy the following requirements:
- M.Eng. - 9 AUs, with an average grade of B- or CGPA of 3.0;
- Ph.D. - 18 AUs, with an average grade of B or CGPA of 3.5
Exemption from the coursework courses may be granted by the Chair of the School if the candidate is deemed to have already done sufficient coursework in the relevant area in a Master's degree program at a recognized university.
A maximum of 3 course exemptions may be granted for PhD students, and 1 course for MEng students.
At the end of the program, the student is required to write and submit a thesis, which will be examined by internal and external examiners.
PhD confirmation exercise
In addition to satisfying the course requirements, students are also expected to submit a Confirmation Report and pass the oral presentation by the end of Year 2.