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Comprehensive Examination


Comprehensive examination is to test general knowledge, concepts and content integration capability, and knowledge application capability in problem solving. The student must have enrolled all courses specified in the curriculum and pass all required courses with at least grade C for type 3 and type 4 master's degree program. In case of type 1 and type 2 master's degree and doctoral degree programs are as specified in each curriculum.

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Examination

The Comprehensive Examination consists of two parts:

  • A written examination appropriate to the academic background and research focus area of the students is developed by the Comprehensive Examination Committee. The committee is responsible for preparing the examination questions and evaluating the results.

  • An oral examination administered by the Comprehensive Examination Committee. The oral examination generally consists of follow-up questions on the responses provided by the students in the written examination. It may include questions on other topics related to the academic background and research focus area of the student.

 


Time frame

The Comprehensive Examination will be scheduled immediately following the end of the coursework. The written examinations will be open book. The oral examination will take place following review of the written parts of the Comprehensive Examination.

A student should plan to take the Comprehensive Examination following study plan of the program or after three semesters for direct-entry student.

The oral examination should be scheduled after the written examination. In the interim period, students may not communicate or discuss with others the content of the written examination or their responses, but they may (and should) review their written responses prior to the oral examination and be prepared to defend their responses.

 


Comprehensive Examination Committee

The Comprehensive Examination Committee consists of at least five members including:

  • Three full-time graduate school instuctors who is appointed by the Chairman of Graduate Education Executive Committee of the academic sector in charge.

  • At least two faculty member who is appointed by the Chairman of Graduate Education Executive Committee of the academic sector in charge from either the department or another faculty at Chiang Mai University, another university, or a governmental or industrial research group as appropriate in the same or nearby fied of the dissertation and must not be a dissertation co-advisor.

The composition of the committee should be mutually agreed upon by the student and his/her advisor. It is the responsibility of advisory to:

  • Organize the committee

  • Make necessary requests to faculty from the established requirements

  • Make recommendations on the examination results to faculty

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