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Ph.D. Qualifying Exam Rules

Qualifying (Comprehensive) Exams at the Graduate School of Social Sciences

The students who are accepted to the Graduate School of Social Sciences Ph.D. Programs with an Master's degree, must complete all of their course work, including the GR courses and seminars, at the end of their 4th term the latest. The students who are accepted with a Bachelor's degree, must complete all of their course work, including the GR courses and seminars, at the end of their 6th term the latest.

The students who completed their course work gain the right to take the Ph.D. qualifying exam. The Ph.D. students with an Master's degree can take the qualifying exam at the end of the 5th term the latest. The Ph.D. students with a Bachelor's degree can take the qualifying exam at the end of the 7th term the latest.

You can check the Qualifying exam areas and rules of our Ph.D. programs through the following menu:

Economics Ph.D. Program
Gender Studies Ph.D. Program
History Ph.D. Program
Political Science Ph.D. Program