This document describes ubc's structural and formatting requirements for both master's theses and doctoral dissertations for brevity, the term “thesis” is used here to include both types of document failure to comply with all thesis specifications and formatting requirements may delay your graduation unless the faculty of. A student's examination committee must sign this form to confirm that the thesis is ready for final submission the student submits the completed form to the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies further information thesis/dissertation approval forms. Youtube video resources first video: formatting your thesis: meeting ubc's okanagan campus requirements second video: using microsoft word to meet graduate studies formatting requirements. The final doctoral examination is a public event at ubc, and as such will be conducted in english the candidate's oral proficiency in the language of the examination must be adequate for full communication between the examination committee and the candidate for theses in language programs, some questions can. Style guides choose a thesis style guide approved by your supervisor or graduate program the style guide determines the format for the following. A student's doctoral dissertation is a substantial piece of scholarly work that contains a significant contribution of new knowledge to the field of study it presents the results and an analysis of the student's original research, and should be significant enough to be publishable in the refereed literature.
Introduction most graduate students at ubc will devote considerable amounts of time and energy toward designing, developing, and presenting a graduate thesis or dissertation the tips in this guide are provided for general consideration around the initial stages of thesis or dissertation development they are adapted. Thesis & dissertation information thesis and dissertation preparation/ formatting everything you need to know about thesis basics, ethical issues, formatting requirements and additional resources to help you finish your thesis or dissertation to it's end stage. I delivered my thesis forms to graduate studies and i have created a circle account i tried to start a new submission, but when i get to the submit: choose collection page, there are no options under collections your circle account has not been activated please send an email to [email protected] with your full.
Thesis preparation faq newly admitted · student status & classification · student responsibilities · supervision & advising · managing your program · graduate pathways to success · dissertation & thesis preparation · thesis basics · ethical issues · structure of ubc theses and dissertations · formatting requirements. All theses must comply with specific formatting requirements in order to be approved and accepted by the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies, the ubc library, and library and archives canada warning: do not copy the specifications and/or formatting of theses written by other students in your program. Prior to submission for external examination the content of the dissertation must be reviewed and approved by the candidate's supervisory committee members the format of the dissertation must be reviewed and approved by graduate and postdoctoral studies see doctoral dissertations pre-review for information.
Learning, knowledge, research, insight: welcome to the world of ubc library, the second-largest academic research library in canada. Ubc theses and dissertations from 1919 to the present are available in full text in circle: ubc's digital repository all theses and dissertations completed at ubc's okanagan campus are available in circle (2005-present) note that creative arts theses are generally not available in circle (creative writing,. 6 days ago the research commons provides a thesis template and guides plus support via appointment or in our weekly workshops to help make this process easier for you we provide workshops and 1-1 consults on the following: understanding the basic faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies formatting. You must submit your final, defended thesis electronically as a single non- secured pdf file to ubc's online information repository, circle the pdf file must be compatible with adobe acrobat version 5, and must not be in secured format secured pdfs cannot be archived in perpetuity it will be reviewed for formatting by.
Please note: in addition to signing the thesis/dissertation approval form, your supervisor must initial the form: to verify the content of the preface and either to verify that approval of the ubc office of research services was not required, or to verify that approval of the ubc office of research services was obtained for. The faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies is happy to review your thesis early in its preparation to ensure that you're on the right track it's a good idea to get a pre-review when your thesis is nearly ready for examination, so that you have time to make any formatting changes in advance of corrections required by your. Note: the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies will close at noon on december 22 and re-open on january 2 at 8:30 am if your thesis is approved in circle by 4:00 on friday january 5 and all other degree requirements are complete, your program end date will be december 31st 2017 and you will not be.