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New thesis submission procedure in effect

10 May 2021

Thesis deadlines for graduation in September

  • 1 May: the first draft of your thesis has been handed in to your thesis supervisor.
  • 21 May: the first draft of the thesis is corrected by the thesis supervisor.  
  • 15 June (at the latest): hand in the final version of your thesis via the procedure below.

Thesis deadlines for graduation in February

  • 1 November: the first draft of your thesis has been handed in to your thesis supervisor. 
  • 21 November: the first draft of the thesis is corrected by the thesis supervisor.  
  • 15 December (at the latest): hand in the final version of your thesis via the procedure below.

Submitting your thesis

Upload a PDF version of your thesis into Turnitin in the Brightspace module. The Turnitin submission date is the official submission date of your thesis.

  • BA students use the HS Bachelor Thesis module.
  • MA students: HS Master Thesis Global Archaeology
  • MA students: HS Master Thesis Applied Archaeology
  • MA students: HS Master thesis in Heritage and Museum Studies.
  • MSc students: HS Master thesis in Archaeological Sciences
  • RMA students: HS Master thesis in Archaeology 
  • RMsc students: HS Master research thesis Archaeology

HS means Whole Study Year.
No hard copy will be turned in.

Send an email to your supervisor(s) that you have submitted your thesis in Brightspace and include the full name of the Brightspace module.

Send an email to the Education Office indicating that you have uploaded your thesis into the Brightspace module. Include the full name of the Brightspace module.

To initiate the thesis process, the education office will need the official title of your thesis and the name of your supervisor(s).

The Education Office will notify the Board of Examiners and they will assign a second reader.

After the grade is determined, you will receive an email from the education office. You will also receive instructions on how to upload your thesis in the Thesis Repository. Once your thesis is uploaded in there and your thesis grade is in uSis, you can graduate.

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