“Master Degree Oral Examination” Important Notice for the MS student of EE NTHU
Department of Electrical Engineering
“Master Degree Oral Examination” Important Notice
This announcement is meant for any master students who are going to do oral examination as one of the graduation requirements. Please read all of the important points thoroughly and if you have further inquiries, please come to Department of Electrical Engineering office.
- Oral examination of Spring semester starts from February 1 – July 31, while Fall semester starts from August 1 – January 31.
- Every master student who wishes to take the oral examination before the registration of new semester (early February - beginning of Spring semester or early August – beginning of Fall semester) is required to complete the registration procedures earlier. You could go to Division of Registration website and download all of the required registration form, then fill them out and submit them to the assigned division.
- Regarding the Thesis format, please refer to Division of Registration website and the read the instructions.
- Delay graduation application: for every graduate student who has finished the oral examination and thesis review, yet wishes to take courses abroad, do exchange program, internship, or training has to apply for the upcoming semester to Department, Institute and College, as well as taking at least one course every semester (including Thesis and Research Thesis). Graduation certificate will be given after the end of abroad courses, exchange program, internship or traning and completion of any required extracurricular report or administrative report.
Whoever wishes to delay the graduation date has to proceed the application 1 month before the original graduation date along with the hard copies of abroad courses, exchange program, internship or training.
Eligibility of applying the Master’s Oral Examination:
1. Complete Mandatory course of NTHU (Online Academic Research Ethics Education Course)
2. Has completed every mandatory and elective courses assigned by the Department.
3. Submit the thesis draft.
Note: You are considered eligible upon completing 1 year of the master program.
Below is the documents and procedures you have to prepare and do in order to apply for Master degree Oral Examination;
- You have completed “Online Academic Research Ethics Education Course”
- Master mandatory and elective courses credits confirmation form
- Proof of Thesis Originality by using Turnitin tool.
- The report on the research colloboration salary with Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST)
- Please consult the oral examination date and time with your advisor.
- After you have confirmed the list of examination committee and place, please login to Academic Information System Application system of the Oral Defense Start to apply, two weeks prior to the oral examination the latest.
- After the completion of online registration procedure, please submit “Examination committee namelist,” “Master mandatory and elective courses credits confirmation form,” “Transcript,” “Proof of Thesis Originality by using Turnitin tool,” and “The report on the research colloboration salary,” to the Department office. (You do not need to submit the recommendation letter from your advisor on the first Department Evaluation).
- After passsing the first Department Evaluation, we will send you a notification e-mail, then you can login into Academic Information System Application system of the Oral Defense Print forms, to print out the forms (Appointment letter, Oral Defense Grading form, Examination committee approval form, and Advisor Recommendation Letter) and get the stamp for Appointment letter and Oral Defense Grading form from the Department office.
Following is the document that you need to prepare on the day of your oral examination:
- Examination committee approval form (1 pcs)
- Advisor recommendation letter (1 pcs)
- Oral Defense Grading form (for all of the examination committee)
Upon finishing the oral examination, please submit “Oral Defense Grading form, Examination committee approval form, Advisor recommendation letter, Thesis book (final version), and Transportation fee for the oral examination report” to Department office.
- If you are not able to submit the final version of your thesis book right after your oral examination, then our Department will keep your oral defense grade temporarily. After you submitted the final version of your thesis book, we will submit your oral defense grade to the Division of Registration.
- Please submit your master overall grade and thesis book to the Division of Registration before the beginning of new semester the latest.
Thesis softcopy file: After the completion of oral examination, transcript submission to the Department office, and the thesis revision, you are able to upload your thesis into our Library website. Please refer to the Submission Guidelines in the website.
Graduation procedures: Please login to Academic Information System to apply for the graduation procedures.
- Generally, you have to finish the graduation procedures before the beginning of new semester.
If you have not completed the graduation procedures after the beginning of new semester, Division of Registration will keep your Master diploma and change your current status into graduated. (Graduated status will not allow you to use campus facilities, thus please consider about these points.)
- Graduation procedure from the Department: After you have passed the oral examination, please go to our Department website (Master/PhD) and download “Graduation Procedure Form for the MS student and Ph.D student of EE NTHU,” then fill out the form. Please bring this form along with your thesis hard copy, Gradution form, and Graduates questionnaires to the Department office.
Receiving the Master diploma: Please refer to the Division of Registration about the “Graduation Procedures for Graduate Students & Procedures for Thesis Submissions”.
(These requirements are adopted in Chinese, which shall prevail in case of any discrepancy between the English translation and the Chinese original.)