The PhD process at SSE, is well structured and accompanied by close and regular supervision.
The process is structured into five steps, shown below. Each step ends with a Quality Gate. At each transition to the next phase, these Quality Gates ensure that the progress and quality of your work allows you to successfully proceed to the next step. Quality Gates cover quality aspects as well as formal aspects regarding content.
In addition to a structured process, we fully support you on your way to your PhD with additional means, which include in particular: