Duration of Study

You are expected to complete your degree program in the number of years allotted for the program, excluding any period of approved leave from study. The normative duration of study under the 4-year curriculum is 4 years. You may extend your studies for one additional academic year with the approval of your dean, director or their designate. The related application form can be downloaded here.

If you have completed the requirements for graduation, you may register as an associate student. You must have your program of study approved by your dean, director or their designate.

Students who extend their studies are subject to all University regulations and are entitled to normal student services, except for student housing.

Beyond the normative duration of study, if approval is not granted to extend the duration of study, you cannot continue to be registered at the University and is considered to have withdrawn from the University.