This unit highlights items from Chapter 3: Technical Details.
It is not meant to replace the “Guidelines for Preparing the Masters’s Thesis” or “Guidelines for Preparing the Master’s Project”. The Division of Graduate Studies does not define the content or style for a proposal.
You did a capstone project.” “What’s the difference? Three things they all have in common are: But that’s about where the commonalities end.
Students also ask what the difference is between a dissertation and a thesis.
Each student should obtain a copy of the “Guidelines for Preparing the Master’s Thesis” for full details.
: It is the chairperson’s and committee members’ responsibility to know policies, rules, and regulations of both the Division of Graduate Studies and the major department relative to the thesis/project process. : It is the department chair/program director’s responsibility for knowing and enforcing policies, rules, and regulations of both the Division of Graduate Studies and department/program. Students are often required to pass a rigorous exam upon completion of their dissertation.Then, the examiners can make suggestions for further revisions based on their review of the work and the outcome of the exam.Sometimes people use the term “thesis” when they really mean “dissertation”.The reason for this may be that the word “thesis” is shorter to say.This is usually completed as part of a research-based master’s degree or an undergraduate honours degree.The length may vary, depending on whether it is completed for the undergraduate or master’s level, but often they are about a hundred pages.The examiners can make suggestions for further revisions based on their review of the work and the outcome of the exam.When it is completed and approved in its final version by all the examiners, it may become publicly available through the university library or another public database.It must be of publishable quality and must satisfy a jury of at least two members appointed by the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies in Law and approved by the Office of the Vice-Provost, Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies.Research Paper: The research paper is shorter than a thesis and consists of extensive research and a strict methodology.