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Final Research Requirements

Whether you are completing a Major Research Paper/Project (MRP), a master’s thesis, or a doctoral dissertation, understanding the process and timelines will help you in your plans for completion.

Refer to the Graduate Academic Calendar for the specific requirements of your program’s MRP, and the regulations and procedures governing a master’s thesis or a doctoral dissertation, which includes the requirements concerning the structure of the advisory committee, the examining committee, and the guidelines for conducting the oral defence.

Guidelines for Your Independent Research Project

If your program includes an independent research project requirement such as a Major Research Paper, a thesis or a dissertation, this information will help guide your final steps of your research project.