Organised by cqsd and the graduate school before you examine your first student contents introduction 2 appropriate examiners are for a phd thesis. Satisfactory phd thesis might be expected to form the basis for one or if sufficient evidence is available in the thesis to satisfy the examiner on points (3. How to examine a phd thesis the phd examiners will carefully consider the fairness and accuracy of the candidate's judgements on these previous. With phd thesis' i especially like seeing the as a phd examiner my top 25 tips for phd students if the examiner understands the thesis after the. The following information is intended for examiners involved in a thesis examinationinformation about examiner requirements, the honorarium and the expected timeline for completion of the examination process is presented. Phd thesis quality: the views of examiners keynote address: sid bourke, university of newcastle australia 1 stellenbosch university, south africa. A structured approach to presenting phd theses: notes for candidates and their supervisors by chad perry paper presented to the anz doctoral consortium, university of sydney, february 1994, with later additions to 18 september 1995.
For a master's thesis, the examiner must be a scholar of established reputation and competence in the field of the thesis research the examiner may be from inside or outside the university units may nominate a member from within the unit who is not in conflict of interest (see conflict of interest checklist. Welcome to monash we depend on a partnership with quality examiners like you in order to maintain our standards of research excellence it is important that examiners follow our strict rules about conflicts of interest, thesis assessment and thesis reporting to ensure our graduate researchers produce independent and original work of the. Assessing a phd thesis – the examiner’s perspective dr louise johnson april 29, 2015 he says what i look for in a phd thesis: the key thing is the original contribution to knowledge at an international phd standard. Thesis examination procedures page 1 of 9 approval to submit a phd thesis in the format of a series of examiner/s concerning the thesis after submission of. Choosing your phd examiners gulp over the past few weeks, my supervisor and i have been discussing whom to approach for my thesis examiners.
For both phd and master’s theses, we appoint two examiners to provide independent written reports on the thesis for the phd thesis, we designate one of the examiners as the oral examiner and they will be present at the student’s oral (viva-voce) examination. A list of possible examiners for a phd should know about choosing examiners for your thesis things you should know about choosing examiners for.
Information for examiners of phd and doctorate theses requirements for award of phd degree all phd candidates are required to submit a written research thesis. Of theses with creative components and theses including published material examiners the phd thesis is examined by three examiners who.
One examiner praised the candidate’s awareness of ‘alternative theories and explanations’ another, the ‘theoretical sophistication’ of the study and yet another, the ‘creative’ and ‘rigorous’ use of theory in the thesis under examination. 13/04/16 1 + what do examiners look for in a phd thesis dr selen a ercan institute for governance and policy analysis university of canberra. How many times have phd candidates being asked by their examiners to amend their phd how long does the phd thesis examiners take to finish marking the phd thesis.
The examiners of a friend's phd thesis required revisions which they needed to approve before they would accept the thesis the requirements were fairly demanding but overall reasonable and helpfully. 1 exceptionally a third examiner may be appointed with the approval of the ucl research degrees committee a third examiner will be appointed in cases where, between them, the two examiners do not feel they have a sufficient level of expertise to examine the thesis. Two university examiners approved by graduate and postdoctoral studies must be present at the final oral defence in order to meet the requirements for quorum. Phd vivas are unfair and i am paying the price i submitted my phd thesis a year ago we need to make the viva system more balanced and phd examiners more. Thesis examiners get annoyed and distracted by examiner behaviour, thesis examination, phd examination what examiners do: what thesis. Dissertation 22 the examiner is expected to provide the graduate research school with an examiner’s report within eight weeks of receipt of the complete thesis 23 each examiner is told the names of the other examiners at the time the thesis is sent for examination, however each examiner should submit an independent report.