Your Thesis Proposal should be approved by your Thesis Advisory Committee during your third term of study. The written proposal for an MA, MSc, or PhD thesis is usually between 10 and 20 pages (double spaced) and should include the following components:
After you have submitted your Thesis Proposal to each member of your Thesis Advisory Committee (5 working days in advance of the meeting), a meeting will be held to discuss the written document and the proposed project. The results of the meeting will be recorded on the Thesis Advisory Committee Meeting / Thesis Proposal Admendment Form (FILLABLE) Any required revisions to the Proposal will be noted on the Form which will be signed by each member of the Committee. The completed Form will be placed in your SKHS graduate student file along with the approved Thesis Proposal (as per required revisions).
Any significant changes to an approved proposal must be approved by the original Thesis Proposal Advisory Committee by having each committee member complete and sign the Thesis Advisory Committee Meeting / Thesis Proposal Amendment Form (FORM FILLABLE) (via email and electronic signatures acceptable) as soon as possible following submission by the candidate. You will submit the final completed Thesis Advisory Committee / Thesis Proposal Amendment Form to the SKHS Graduate Assistant to retain on file with the original approved thesis proposal document.
In your final thesis you must include either:
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