The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program is a thesis based research degree. This program is offered to applicants who hold a Master’s Degree. It is expected that graduate students will complete all program requirements within four years, or five years if transferring from the MESc program without completing the MESc program.
The strength and reputation of our PhD program is a result of our internationally renowned faculty, world-class facilities, and the students who thrive in an intellectually stimulating environment. Western is pleased to offer Own Your Future, a unique Doctoral professional development program that supports students in their academic studies and career engagement. Through Own Your Future, students will develop insight into their current and evolving skill set. To learn more, visit www.uwo.ca/ownyourfuture.
Applicants (domestic and international) are encouraged to apply for the following scholarships:
Applicants whose first language is not English must furnish evidence of their proficiency in the use of the English language: