In GDS FoS the minimum course requirement is 28 credits for the Thesis option and 38 Credits for research option.

Thesis Option
FoS Required courses: 11 credits
other Elective courses: 12 credits
AoS/FoS/Other courses: 5 credits
TOTAL : 28 credits

Research Option
FoS Required courses: 12 credits
other Elective courses: 9 credits
Institute-wide Elective courses:* 2 credits
AoS*/FoS*/Other courses: 15 credits
TOTAL : 38 credits

* FoS = Field of Study
* AoS= Area of Study
* If an Institute-wide Elective course is not available, the 2 credits can be replaced by GDS or non-GDS elective courses.