Guidelines for Prospectus and Dissertation Prospectus Guidelines Before the end of the spring semester of the third year, the Graduate School requires each student to submit a Dissertation Prospectus, i. It is strongly recommended that students begin working with their advisor on this process early in the third year. Ideally students should submit the names of Dissertation Advisory Committee DAC members during the fall term of the third year and then submit the prospectus during the spring term of the third year. Students must have both the committee members and the prospectus approved by the end of the third year May.
The University awarded the first Ph. Six years later, inYale conferred the Doctor of Philosophy Ph. Within the Yale academic community, the Ph. The School of Public Health offers studies toward the Ph.
The Graduate School makes the final decisions on accepting students into the program, admission to candidacy, and awarding the degree. The core of such training includes the mastery of research tools in the specialty discipline chosen by the candidate.
Public health spans disciplines that use tools available in the laboratory, field research, social sciences, the public policy arena, and mathematics.
Competencies for the Ph. Return to Top Academic Advising Each student is assigned to an academic adviser at the time of matriculation. The academic adviser is available for help with general academic questions, course selections, choosing a dissertation project, and preparation for the qualifying examinations.
A student may request a change of academic adviser by writing to the director of graduate studies DGS. The request must be agreed upon by both the previous and new academic advisers.
Return to Top Teaching Fellowships Teaching and research experiences are regarded as an integral aspect of the graduate training program.
All doctoral students are required to serve as teaching fellows for a minimum of two terms, typically during years two and three.
With the permission of the DGS, the total teaching requirement beyond two terms may be reduced for students who are awarded fellowships supported by outside funding or who serve as graduate research assistants in year three.
Other exceptions may be granted after two terms of teaching are completed, with the approval of the DGS. During the first term of teaching, students must attend a training session conducted by the Center for Teaching and Learning.
First-year students are encouraged to focus their efforts on course work and are not permitted to serve as teaching fellows. Requirements for each department vary and are outlined below under Departmental Requirements. In addition, all candidates for the Ph.
Required Course Work Generally, the first two years are devoted primarily to course work.
Each student must satisfactorily complete a minimum of ten courses or their equivalent and must satisfy the individual departmental requirements see below for course requirements in each department.
All first-year PH doctoral students are required to participate in a course covering both practical and theoretical issues in research ethics EPH b, Research Ethics and Responsibility ; this course is in addition to the minimum required courses. Students entering the Ph. The Graduate School requires that Ph.The Council on East Asian Studies at Yale University is pleased to announce the fifth competition for the Stanley Weinstein Dissertation Prize, honoring Professor Weinstein’s many contributions to the study of East Asian Buddhism in North America.
The prize will be awarded once every two years to the best Ph.D. readers’ reports for the. Readers are typically members of the Dissertation Committee but may not include the dissertation advisor.
The readers judge the quality of the dissertation. The student and the advisor in consultation with the Dissertation Committee to select readers.
Program requirements and timeline. When a dissertation is completed, the student will select two members to write written reports on the final dissertation, at least one of whom must be a member of the Yale Department of Political Science.
The student and the committee may recommend third readers, but the choice remains with the DGS. If.
Central Authentication Service - CAS. Login required. You may establish Yale authentication now in order to access protected services later. Readers’ Reports are due for dissertations to be considered by the Degree Committee for award of the Ph.D.
in May Oral Proficiency Assessment for international students in all GSAS degree programs Apr. Guidelines for Prospectus and Dissertation Prospectus Guidelines Before the end of the spring semester of the third year, the Graduate School requires each student to submit a Dissertation Prospectus, i.e.
a written summary of the planned nature and scope of the dissertation research, together with a provisional title for the dissertation.