Information about the thesis defence
The defense of master's and bachelor's theses from the summer semester 2021/22 will be held in the traditional way - on campus.
During the diploma examination carried out on a full-time basis, students receive 3 questions about the diploma thesis (the Order of the Rector of the University of Economics in Katowice No. 74/20 of June 1, 2020).
The diploma thesis is submitted only in electronic form.
All matters regarding the receipt of diplomas should be directed by e-mail or by phone (after 30 days from defense) to the defense and graduate service department, according to the division into fields of study.
The dissertation's Supervisor is obliged to check its authorship using JSA system within 7 days of receiving the dissertation, but no later than June 30 (for theses submitted by the 1st deadline) and September 30 (for theses submitted by the 2nd deadline).
The master graduation exam has an oral form. It includes a short 10-12 minute presentation of the master thesis, given by the student and a question and answers section.
The PowerPoint presentation prepared by the student should contain the aims, research assumptions or hypotheses, research methods applied, as well as a summary of the research results and main conclusions.
The presentation should consists of no more than 10 PowerPoint slides. Students can make use of the projector and laptop available in the graduation room.