Dissertation Defense. The student will conduct an oral defense of the work to all members of the committee at once at least two weeks after delivery of the completed dissertation. After all questions have been fielded, the dissertation committee will meet to decide whether the dissertation is accepted, rejected, or accepted pending revisions. The success of the defense will be determined by a.
Dissertation Defense Form Must be received two weeks prior to your defense.
This document is intended to guide School of Education faculty and doctoral students through the departmental and college doctoral defense and document submission procedures. Faculty and students should refer to the UD Graduate College for all university-wide policies. It is the student’s responsibility to carefully follow all procedures.All doctoral degree candidates must pass a final oral examination upon completion of the dissertation. The examination will consist of a defense of the dissertation and a test of the candidate’s mastery of the fields covered in the area of concentration. (Revised Feb 2007).You do not need to be on campus to submit a thesis or dissertation. Electronic signatures will be accepted on the signature pages and defense forms. The signed signature pages will be accepted as attachments, and the Graduate College will print to bond paper. There is some flexibility in deadlines for submission in time for Spring 2020 graduation. Please contact.
Graduate Programs Ph.D. in Educational Statistics and Research Methods The Ph.D. in Educational Statistics and Research Methods (ESRM) prepares students interested in education data science, research methods, statistics, causal inference, psychometrics, and evaluation to develop, critically evaluate, and properly use sophisticated quantitative and mixed methodologies to solve important.Read More
Prepared under the close supervision of a faculty thesis director, a senior thesis presents the results of independent research or creative projects. Unlike most term projects, papers and lab reports written in undergraduate courses, the Senior Thesis address questions or issues for which no known or generally accepted answers exist. The goal of the thesis is to contribute something original.Read More
The Department of Political Science and International Relations offers both MA (Master of Arts) and PhD (Doctor of Philosophy) degrees. The graduate program is a PhD focused program consisting of coursework during the first six semesters followed by dissertation research and writing. A limited number of students interested in a terminal MA degree may be admitted. The MA degree is a two-year.Read More
The dissertation defense must be completed prior to the submission date and the certification of a successful defense must be submitted to the Office of Graduate and Professional Education. The dissertation must be approved by the chair of the student’s advisory committee, the Dean of the College, the chair of the student’s major department, and the Vice Provost for Graduate and.Read More
University of Delaware's Academic Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs. The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree requires 33 total credits (24 credit hours of course work and 9 credits of doctoral dissertation work on a research topic approved by the student’s advisor). Students already holding a Masters degree from another program or university accepted to the Ph.D. program are required to.Read More
The dissertation examination of the Ph.D. program will involve the approval of the written dissertation and an oral defense of the candidate’s dissertation. The written dissertation will be submitted to the Dissertation Committee and the CBCB office at least three weeks in advance of the oral defense date. The oral defense date will be publicly announced at least two weeks prior to the.Read More
Dissertation Defense. Upon completion of the dissertation, a final oral examination must be passed, consisting of a defense of the dissertation and a test of the candidate’s mastery of the fields covered in the program. The final oral examination is open. It is conducted by the student’s Doctoral Committee and chaired by the student’s.Read More
Complete at least one academic year of full-time graduate study in residence at the University of Delaware. Pass the qualifying exam. Demonstrate the ability to perform research. Have a research project accepted by the dissertation committee. Written Dissertation and Oral Defense Requirements The dissertation requirements involve the approval of your written dissertation and an oral defense.Read More
The Ph.D. Program Plan of Study form must be completed by the student in consultation with his or her academic advisor, approved by the advisor and the Ph.D. program director, and submitted to the SPPA academic administration office (184 Graham Hall) no later than the end of the second semester of study. This plan of study should be reviewed each semester and updated as necessary; each update.Read More
The Ph.D. Candidacy Examination must be taken within one and a half years of successful completion of the Qualifying Examination and at least one year prior to the dissertation defense. The student will prepare a comprehensive, written research proposal and defend it orally before the Candidacy Examination Committee. The Candidacy Examination is intended to test the student’s ability to.Read More