The Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree in Chemical Engineering at the UPRM requires an intense program of study and research. As such, the Department requires:
- Approval of a minimum of 58 / as specified by the program with a GPA of 3.0 (out of 4.0) or more.
- Approval of written qualifying exams.
- Approval of a research proposal.
- Perform a research project as outlined on the proposal.
- Approval of dissertation’s oral defense exam.
- Prepare a doctoral dissertation document.