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*COVID 19 Update* - How to submit your Softbound/Hardbound Thesis during the COVID 19 University Closure. 
Thesis Submission During COVID 19 University Closure

Important Notes

  1. Students wishing to confer must have submitted their corrected hardbound thesis, e-thesis and Library Form (EOG 051) by the submission deadline outlined on the Academic Records and Registration: Conferring website.
  2. A diagram of the Process for submitting thesis‌ 
  3. QA245 University Guidelines - Regulation 25: "Where the examiners are in agreement, they shall submit a joint report with a recommendation for award or otherwise of the degree …... This report shall be submitted online by the internal examiner to the Examinations Office within two weeks of the oral examination. The report will be considered by the Academic Council Standing Committee.”
  4. Travel information for students and examiners visiting NUIG

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MD

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*COVID 19 Update* - How to submit your Softbound/Hardbound Thesis during the COVID 19 University Closure. 
Thesis Submission During COVID 19 University Closure

Important Notes

  1. Following submission of thesis softbound to the Student Information Desk (SID), it will be received by examiners within 10 working days. It is recommended that examiners have 6 weeks to review the thesis prior to the viva.
  2. Students wishing to confer must have submitted their corrected hardbound thesis, e-thesis and Library Form (EOG 051) by the submission deadline outlined on the Academic Records and Registration: Conferring website.
  3. QA245 University Guidelines - Regulation 25: "Where the examiners are in agreement, they shall submit a joint report with a recommendation for award or otherwise of the degree …... This report shall be submitted online by the internal examiner to the Examinations Office within two weeks of the oral examination. The report will be considered by the Academic Council Standing Committee.”

Any queries, please email externs@nuigalway.ie

Research Masters (includes Structured Research Masters)

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*COVID 19 Update* - How to submit your Softbound/Hardbound Thesis during the COVID 19 University Closure.
Thesis Submission During COVID 19 University Closure

Important Notes

  1. Does not include Ph.D. or M.D. Degree
  2. Candidates must be registered at the time of submission of the softbound thesis.
  3. Supervisors are advised that internal and external examiners must be approved by College Office prior to submission of softbound thesis.
  4. Candidates are advised that the joint examiners report is required in order to progress to conferring.
     QA245 University Guidelines (Appendix 1)
    "8.5 Examination Report: A short report is prepared by the External Examiner, in consultation with the Internal Examiner, on the basis of the examination of the thesis, and oral examination, if it is required. The report is submitted to the Examinations Office, for consideration by the Standing Committee of Academic Council.”
  5. Following the decision of standing, only candidates who have submitted the required hardbound thesis and with no fees outstanding can proceed to conferring.
  6. Students wishing to confer must have submitted their corrected hardbound thesis and Library Form (EOG 052 for Research Masters) by the submission deadline outlined on the Academic Records and Registration: Conferring website.

Any queries, please email thesissubmission@nuigalway.ie

Taught Masters

Students are advised to contact their School/Discipline about local procedures for the submission of a Taught Masters thesis.



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