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:
Preparation for the Final Doctoral Oral Examinations:
Final Dissertation and Thesis Submission