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2018-Fall Semester Master's Thesis Registration and Evaluation

Date18.10.10

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World Fisheries University
2018-Fall Semester
Thesis Registration and Evaluation
 
 
1. Thesis Registration for Master’s Degree
 
  A. Time for Registration: Wednesday, October 17 ~ Friday, October 19 <3 days>
  B. How to Register: Students shall submit the required documents to the World Fisheries University (WFU) Administrative Office
  C. Qualifications: Those who have passed the comprehensive examination and have been recommended by the adviser among those who are scheduled to complete the program in February 2019.
  D. Students shall submit the following:
No. Required Documents Quantity Form Note
1 Application for Thesis Submission 1 Attachment 1 Students shall submit the required documents to the WFU Administrative Office
2 Thesis Abstract 1 Attachment 2
3 Recommendation Letter by the Adviser 1 Attachment 3
4 Thesis Ethics Statement Form 1 Attachment 4


2. Thesis Evaluation

  A. Thesis Evaluation Committee(TEC)
    ① Selection and composition of the Thesis Evaluation Committee
        •The TEC consists of three people (2 Examiners, 1 Chair).
        • Academic adviser cannot be the chair of the TEC.   
    ② Who could be the Thesis Evaluation Committee member?
        • Among the full-time faculty members, the non-tenured professors who holds Ph.D., and outside specialists.   
    ③ Evaluation committee member for the oral presentation/defense is selected among the thesis evaluation committee members.
  B. Thesis Evaluation
    : Starts in November as the applicant submit their first finished (but draft) thesis for the evaluation. The evaluation takes about a month until the 1st – 2nd week of December.
      ※ Meanwhile, there will be an oral presentation/defense in the 3rd – 4th week of November.

3. Oral Presentation(Defense) of the Thesis

  A. Date of the Oral Presentation(Defense): Monday, November 12 ~ Saturday, November 24
   
※ Specific dates and locations for the oral presentation of the thesis will be set later and notified to the students.
  B. Oral Presentation(Defense)
    ① Presentation Time: About 15 minutes.
    ② Q&A Session: About 5 minutes.
    ③ Evaluation Criteria: Considering the validity and eligibility of the content.
    ④ Acceptance Criteria: The average must be at least over 70 points out of 100 points.
     ※ The average of TEC members’ evaluation scores ≥ 70
  C. Approval
    : After the final oral presentation(defense), TEC signs off on Certificate of Approval to verify that a student has met the required revisions.
  D. Others
   - The number of oral presentation(defense) of each student is different depending on TEC’s decision.
   - If the title of the thesis is changed, confirmation form of changing the thesis title must be submitted. Also, the evaluation materials should reflect the modified title.

4. Completion of the Thesis for Master’s Degree

  A. Submission of the thesis evaluation result: ~ Friday, December 14
   
- When the evaluation is finished, the chair of each TEC should submit the results of the evaluation to the WFU Administrative Office.
  B. Announcement of the thesis evaluation result
    : The final result of the thesis evaluation will be notified to the students respectively on Friday, December 21st.

5. Submission and Publication of the Final Thesis
 
  A. Submission and Publication of the Final Thesis: Monday, January 14 ~ Friday, January 18
  B. Students shall submit their final thesis file online and send the file to the coordinator.
    ※ There will be an education session on submitting the thesis file online for students in early January, 2019.  END.

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