Examinations and Thesis Preparation


IMS is the University of Toronto’s largest graduate unit and processes a high-volume of several types of formal oral examinations. Students and Faculty are expected to familiarize themselves with the appropriate examination processes and expectations, as they may differ from other departments. All examinations require IMS approval to proceed.

ExamClick on the appropriate exam link to learn more: 

MSc Final Oral Examination 

MSc-to-PhD Transfer Examination

PhD Qualifying Exam 

PhD Final Oral Examination (PhD Departmental Oral Examination + Final Oral Examination)

Examination Day Tips


Additional Considerations:

Confidentiality and Intellectual Property