Clinical Epidemiology Yellow Book
4.3 Thesis MSc Timeline
The model timeline is necessarily a rough one and may be altered to take account of leave granted for special circumstances.
The checkpoints outlined below are feasible, and while there are no automatic penalties levied on a student who fails to meet them, timely completion of the program requires meeting these targets.
Please remember that full-time students have a maximum of 3 years to complete their degree.
|Checkpoint||Desirable Completion||Acceptable Completion|
|Complete course work||End of Year 1||No longer than 1.5 years|
|Step I: Confirm proposed thesis & committee||Within Year 1||End of Year 1|
|Step II: Development of full thesis proposal||End of Year 1||1 to 1.5 years|
|Present thesis at hospital based Clinical Epidemiology Rounds||End of Year 1||1 to 1.5 years|
|Submit revised proposal to CEHCR for final approval||End of Year 1||1.5 to 2 years|
|Thesis Defense||End of Year 3||2 to 3 year|