Degree Awarded by Technion Graduate School (relevant to GTIIT)
Studies towards a “Master of Science” degree (with a thesis) generally span two to three years, it gives student broad, high level knowledge of expertise in a specific field. The student is required to take classes based on a unique program and perform research, an engineering project or a final paper. The research or project for a master’s degree can be theoretical or experimental, focus on research of unique phenomena in pure or applied science, or can present a more practical approach in engineering design or manufacturing processes.
Studies towards a PhD span three to four years, and generally require full time study at Technion/GTIIT. The students devote their time primarily to research, and participate in seminars on advanced matters and courses based on a personal study program. At the end of the first year of their studies, they are required to submit a short description of their research topic and pass the candidacy examination. In this examination, they must demonstrate their ability to perform independent and original research on the selected topic. In the last year of their studies, the students must present their work in a faculty-wide seminar, submit the paper on their research and pass the final exams held orally.
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