Students who are unable to attain the threshold score or fail to take the test are required to take and pass LANG 5000 Foundation in Listening and Speaking for Postgraduate Students to improve your spoken English before graduation.
All full-time RPg students are provided with the opportunities to serve as Graduate Teaching Assistant (GTA) to gain hands-on experience in teaching during your course of study. It is an integral part of your RPg education which prepares you for lifelong career development in the academia.
To equip you with the basic skills for teaching, you are required to attend the GTA training program. Details and online registration are available here.
Students enrolled on PhD programs are required to pass a qualifying examination within a stipulated period in order to obtain the PhD candidacy. Check your program-specific requirements in the Program Catalog.
You will report your study progress through an online Annual Progress Reporting system upon completion of each year of study. Your Thesis Supervisor and Thesis Supervision Committee will review the report and discuss the study plan for the coming year with you.