The request for thesis preparation must be presented after students have been assigned their supervising scholar and have defined the thesis project with them. The request for thesis preparation is obligatory, because the Teaching Committee approves the thesis project and assigns the co-examiners that will be able to evaluate the student’s work.
Attention: the thesis preparation request does not replace the degree application that students must present with the processes and deadlines reported in the University Regulations.
The form for the request for thesis preparation, filled in, signed and completed with attached documents, should be handed in to the Scientific Campus Secretary; it can be delivered to the student desk during the hours open to the public, or scanned and emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Upon finishing the thesis work, students must undertake an interview with the co-examiners (the date and time of the interview will be agreed upon between the student, the supervisor and the co-examiners. The scientific campus secretary must be informed within good time in order to book a classroom.)
Upon finishing the interview, minutes must be taken that are then delivered (by a member of the commission) to the Secretary for the Scientific Campus.
Students enrolled in a Master’s Degree can apply for a thesis by presenting their request to the Teaching Committee (application for the request of thesis preparation).
The Teaching Committee evaluates the contents and processes of carrying out the thesis ,as well as the adequacy of the proposed topics alongside the formative objectives of the student’s Master’s Degree programme, and assign them co-examiners and possible assistant supervisors, through the suggestion of the supervisor.
Students carry out the thesis work assigned to them according to the process agreed upon with the supervisor.
The written thesis work must be written and discussed in the language in which the degree curriculum is taught. The written work can be written and discussed in another language, via previous approval of the Teaching Committee.
The case in which the student is enrolled in a programme in which an agreement is activated with a foreign university, that provided the issuance of a Joint or Double Degree, the Teaching Committee, along with the supervisor’s advice, can designate an assistant supervisor from the partner University.
The case in which the experimental thesis work is carried out at an external institute, the thesis supervisor and co-examiners must be scholars from the (Master’s) degree programme in Environmental Sciences at the University of Venice.
For each student, the Teaching Committee designates a Thesis Commission that collectively evaluates the work carried out by the candidate in an interview (Thesis interview).
At the end of the interview, the Commission compiles the minutes (minutes from the thesis interview) to transmit to the Degree Commission.
The student conducts the interview in front of the Thesis Commission after handing in the written work and at least a week before graduation.
In the interview minutes, the Thesis Commission reports their judgment and their proposed grade to transmit to the Degree Commission.
The Thesis Commission chose a mark between 0 and Seven.
In the grade definition, the Thesis Commission should bare the following criteria in mind:
Following the presentation in front of the Thesis Commission, the student discusses their thesis in front of the Degree Commission, nominated and summoned according to what is required by the Didactic Regulation of the University.
The Degree Commission, listening to the student’s dissertation, attributes their final grade, resulting in the total of the following aspects:
For all regulations and the general procedure, refer to the University Regulations (Student Career Regulations and Didactic Regulations) as well as the approval of the Academic Senate.
Last update: 19/07/2019