Doctor of Philosophy (Medical Science) is a prestigious doctorate degree where students will develop capabilities that would allow them to carry out research in a leadership role, and allow the development of innovative approaches to achieve success of science in extending the frontiers of knowledge in a broad range of disciplines of health sciences.
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PHD BY PRIOR PUBLICATION MODE
PhD by Prior Publication is a pathway to achieve a Doctoral award. The candidate’s publications before registration are included in the submission for the Doctoral award.
Normal and Prior Publication
The Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (or its equivalent) / Bachelor of Dentistry (Level 6, MQF) and evidence of postgraduate specialist which is equivalent to Master's Degree (Level 7, MQF); OR
An equivalent qualification approved by Taylor's Senate ; AND
*Any of the above conditions would require student's research proposal to be approved.
*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university's Admissions Department.
Candidates must obtain a master’s degree in the field or related fields accepted by the HEP Senate; OR
*All information is subject to change. The above entry requirements serve as a guideline. Readers are responsible to verify the information by contacting the university’s Admissions Department.
1) How long is the candidature?
The minimum duration of candidature is 6 months and must not exceed 2 years.
2) What are the criteria for the award of the degree?
The minimum requirement for the award of the degree is to:
(a) Pass thesis examination and viva-voce/ oral examination.
(b) Confirmation of meeting minimum candidature period (from the first day of intake commencement to confirmation of satisfactory amendment of thesis/dissertation by examiners).
3) How will progression tracking be done?
Progression tracking is done by monitoring of research progress periodically through:
a) Regular consultation with the supervisors (supervisor-supervisee log);
b) Progress report; and Seminars (research seminar, thesis completion seminar).
Students are required to pass the Research Methodology modules (6 credit hours) in the first year of their candidature
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* Fees will be reviewed annually. For the avoidance of doubt, Taylor’s reserves the right to revise the fee payable for any given semester.
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