Students and their supervisors must find a date and time for the M.Sc. oral exam that is agreeable to all members of the examination committee. A minimum of 2 hours must be set aside for the exam. The M.Sc. Oral Exam Request Form must be submitted at least 3 weeks prior to the agreed upon date of the examination.
The exam committee must be composed of the following:
- An Examination Committee member from the student's primary research field.
- The student's supervisor
- At least one supervisory committee member. Multiple committee members are welcome to attend.
- One arm's-length examiner. This faculty member must hold a graduate appointment in SGS and may be within the Department of Molecular Genetics or from another department. This examiner should have an arm's-length relationship to both the supervisor and the student.