Dissertation and Final Defense
Students shall spend a minimum of two years of actual research on their doctoral
dissertation. Doctoral dissertation shall be written in English.
Dissertation review: The dissertation should be reviewed by the Advisor group firstly and
then peer-reviewed by at least two other faculties or industrial experts (from home and
abroad respectively). Only being approved by the AAC, industrial expert(s) are eligible to
serve as dissertation reviewer.
After dissertation review, a doctoral candidate needs to apply, schedule and give a final
defense to his/her dissertation.
After passing the final defense, a doctoral candidate can submit his/her Ph.D. degree
application to the AAC.