PhD Dissertation

The dissertation marks the culmination of the PhD program.  It is an original and independent research project that makes a contribution to knowledge in a special area selected by the student.  Handling of data and authorship will be discussed with the supervisor in accordance with UBC policies 85 and 88. http://www.universitycounsel.ubc.ca/policies/policies.html

Once the dissertation supervisor and committee members have been chosen, changes require permission of the Graduate Advisor.

Please visit the following Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies web pages:

Preparation and Submission of the thesis:

http://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/dissertation-thesis-preparation

http://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/final-dissertation-thesis-submission

Preparation for the Final Doctoral Oral Examinations:

http://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/final-doctoral-examination

Final Dissertation and Thesis Submission

https://www.grad.ubc.ca/current-students/final-dissertation-thesis-submission