Graduate Research Programme
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Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
The NTU PhD program is 4 years. Besides working on their research, students are required to take at least 24 Academic Units of classes during their Ph.D., which roughly translates to between six and eight courses. After completing a qualifying examination their third semester, they focus on completing their doctoral project, working closely with a faculty advisor. Students already possessing Master’s Degrees may be allowed to waive up to half of their course requirements.
To learn more about the process of obtaining a Ph.D., click here.
Scholarships & Financial Assistance
Faculty at ASE and EOS conduct research in a broad range of areas, including Active Tectonics, Tsunamis, Volcanology, Sea Level History, Atmosphere and Ocean Interaction, and Environmental Change. Please browse the research section to learn more, and then contact faculty whose research interests you to learn more about the opportunities they may have available for potential Ph.D.s.