Granting a master's degree to the direct track students
The direct track students will be able to receive a master's degree without a final paper during their doctoral studies if they meet the following criteria:
Having completed 22 frontal instruction hours (not including classes for the doctorate).
Having submitted a conclusive report for the research work they conducted in the first year of their studies and successfully passed the eligibility committee.
The degree will be granted to the students after their research proposal is approved and they advance to Stage 2.