In the case of a master's degree by research the thesis is usually examined by only two examiners. You research a topic, then analyze and comment upon the information you gleaned and how it relates to the particular subject matter at hand.
Des also involves submission of dissertation. A candidate who is not recommended for the degree after the second defense must normally withdraw from the program.
Branch campuses of British, Australian and Middle East universities in Malaysia use the respective models of the home campuses to examine their PhD or MPhil candidates. However, a process that allows for revisions of the thesis is usually only implemented for doctoral degrees.
A written report and a public thesis defense is mandatory, in the presence of a board of senior researchers, consisting of members from an outside organization or a university. The length of this manuscript usually is given in page count and depends upon educational institution, its departments, faculties, and fields of study[ citation needed ] Slovenia[ edit ] At universities in Slovenia, an academic thesis called diploma thesis is a prerequisite for completing undergraduate studies.
The Philippine system is influenced by American collegiate system, in that it requires a research project to be submitted before being allowed to write a thesis. At the University of Oxford, for instance, any member of the University may attend a DPhil viva the University's regulations require that details of the examination and its time and place be published formally in advance provided he or she attends in full academic dress.
References and Citations Any of the standard style manuals may be used as a guide in formatting references to works cited in the thesis.