How long is PhD thesis?

13-20 months

Can you fail pHD defense?

Originally Answered: Can you fail a pHD thesis defense? Yes, but it doesn’t happen very often, because there are so many other things that you need to pass through before the defense. If you’ve done all the work and passed all the prereqs, the defense should be almost fun.

What grades do you need for PhD?

You may also need a Masters degree, in a relevant subject, to be eligible for a PhD application. Again, you should show good performance at this level, with a Merit or Distinction grade. Typically, Arts and Humanities PhDs are more likely to require a Masters degree.

Does your PhD topic matter?

Your choice of PhD topic can give you a slight head-start in a particular career path if it matches well to the work done in that position. However, choosing a topic (as opposed to a discipline) that does not match your later career path does not harm you, except to the extent that it forfeits this small advantage.

How do I choose my PhD topic?

How to Choose a Dissertation Topic For Your Doctoral DegreeDevelop a topic that will hold your interest. Determine what resources you have available—time, money, people—and choose a topic that isn’t too resource-intensive. Read everything you can on the subject. Find a theoretical basis to support your topic.