The defense of the research work is done publicly. The Philippine system is influenced by American collegiate system, in that it requires a research project to be submitted before being allowed to write a thesis.
In pre Bologna programmes students were able to skip the preparation and presentation of a Master's thesis and continue straightforward towards doctorate.
According to a committee resolution, the dissertation can be approved or rejected by an academic committee consisting of the thesis director, the thesis coordinator, and at least one evaluator from another recognized university in which the student is pursuing his or her academic program.
Once candidates have published their written dissertations, they will be evaluated by two external academics evaluadores externos and subsequently it is usually exhibited publicly for fifteen natural days.
Three Most Common Thesis Defense Myths If your upcoming defense gives you pressure and uneasiness, it could be cause you are not sure what to expect. Germany[ edit ] In Germany, a thesis is usually examined with an oral examination.
Remember that positive thoughts attract positive results. The required submission for a doctorate is called a Dissertation or Doktorarbeit. Students and thesis directors will meet once a week to discuss the work and monitor its progress. This may vary greatly by discipline, program, college, or university.
This is where the nature of the literature review comes in i. The exam typically extends over 3 hours.