Master Thesis Guide
During the spring semester each graduate student will have to prepare a research proposal in order to pursue his master thesis and choose a supervisor, with his consent, who will be, according to L.3685/2008, has to be either permanent teaching staff or scientific staff. The aforementioned research proposal should define the subject to be studied, the business or organization with which the student will potentially collaborate, the proposed methodology as well as the relevant literature. The acceptance of the research proposal is based on the relevance of the proposed topic to the postgraduate program, the contribution in terms of expected benefits and the novelty of the approach.
The acceptance of the thesis proposal and the undertaking of the Master Thesis is approved by the General Assembly - Special Composition after the completion of the re-examination period of September, for semester A and B. It is a necessary prequisite for the student to have in his record at least 6 courses successfully completed.The Coordinating Committee and the supervisor take responsibility of monitoring and assessing the progress of the graduate students' studies.
Master Thesis Examination
The Master Thesis can be examined only after the student has successfully completed all courses of the first and second semester.
The examination of the Master Thesis is carried out during the 3d or the 4th week of February, June and October of every academic year but not before the end of third semester of studies.
Each student is examined in his Master Thesis only once, and without the possibility of re-examination.
The process of examining Master Theses in the context of the PostGraduate Program is as follows:
- Master Theses are examined 3 times per year, that is during the 3d or the 4th week of February, June and October, respectively.
- 15 days before the examination week, the candidate should submit an application to the secretariat, in which the supervisor certifies that the Master Thesis has been completed and that he agrees for the examination.
- In cooperation with the faculty members, the secretariat of the postgraduate program compiles the examination schedule which is then announced on the Department's secretariat bulletin board as well as on the web site of the Department.
- Exams take place during 1 or 2 days and if necessary are organized in parallel sessions.
- Finally, there exists the possibility to run the exams in parallel sessions and facilitate attendance by means of videoconferencing.
Master Thesis Exam Dates for academic year 2016-17
For academic year 2016-17 examination dates for master theses will be scheduled by the secretariat during the following dates:
a. 17-31 October 2016
b. 15-28 February 2017
c. 19-30 June 2017
The exact schedule will be compiled approximately 1 week before the corresponding exam period.
Forms to fill in for the Master Thesis
- Thesis application form (doc, pdf)
- Thesis presentation form (doc, pdf)
- Plagiarism Statement (doc, pdf)
- Thesis rating form (doc, pdf)
- Master and PhD Thesis template
- Guidelines for submitting a thesis to Psepheda
Past Master Theses
All Master Theses are submitted in electronic form to Psepheda, the digital library and Institutional Repository of the University of Macedonia.
You can access previous Master Theses that have been carried out in the context of the Postgraduate Studies of the Department of Applied Informatics and have been submitted to Psepheda here