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.

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