At the conclusion of the examination, any individuals who are not members of the Examining Committee will be asked to leave.
All members of the Examining Committee are expected to ask relevant and probing questions on the methodology/contents of the thesis, and/or on the research field.
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It is the responsibility of the research supervisor to provide advice and support during the revision process and to ensure that the person(s) who have withheld their signature are shown the revised copy of the thesis and asked to give approval on behalf of the Examining Committee. Master’s project-based students may upload the complete and approved project paper, although this is not a degree requirement.
Thesis of Personal Responsibility My paper is about how I see personal responsibility means to me.
It should be about 10-15 minutes in length and should, in no case, exceed 20 minutes.
In cases where candidates are required to give a public seminar, the requirement for the oral statement may be waived at the discretion of the department or college.
It is the responsibility of a student who has a disability that could interfere with their ability to respond to questioning at an oral defence, to contact Access and Equity Services (AES) to schedule an Accommodation Planning Committee meeting in sufficient time prior to the defence to ensure appropriate accommodations can be made.
The Chair of the defence will invite the student to make a brief oral presentation, highlighting the major issues dealt with in the thesis, the conclusions which have been reached, and the significance of the findings.