Students should register for the area exam courses — SOCI PhD Area Examination 2 in the term that they intend to take the exam.
The thesis is intended to be an independent, academic work of international standard, and at a high level of academic accomplishment. The application for assessment of the thesis is to be submitted to the Faculty, and to be sent via the Department the candidate is affiliated.
Five bound copies of the thesis, a proclamation stating that the thesis has not previously been assessed for a Doctoral Degree at any other Norwegian or foreign universities or university colleges, as well as proof of completed organized academic training, are to be submitted with the application for assessment.
If the thesis is approved for trial lecture and public defence, the candidate is to submit a completed manuscript preferably in PDF file which is printed in the number of copies decided by the Faculty. The University imposes a standard Phd thesis in sociology and binding as well as the marking of an ISBN number on whole, or parts of the edition, which identifies the book as a doctoral thesis submitted at NTNU.
The assignment of ISBN numbers is automatic, which means the candidate receives a number on the following web site: The thesis is published in pdf and made available through Bibsys. It will be possible to guard against electronic publishing of PhD-thesis on the web.
Appointment of an adjudication committee The Faculty is to appoint the adjudication committee on recommendation from Department. The proposal is to show how the committee jointly covers the disciplinary area of the thesis.
The proposal is to be completed at the time the thesis is delivered. Co-authors may not be members of adjudication committees. The recommendation must include the suggestion of a committee administrator. The administrator must normally be affiliated to NTNU.
The doctoral candidate is notified on the composition of the committee, and may make written comments of this within one week. Committee report and follow up The administrator of the committee As soon as possible after the appointment of the adjudication committee, and in consultation with the committee members, the administrator is to determine a preliminary date for a potential public defence.
This also implies setting a deadline for when the committee report is to be available. The Faculty administrative executive is to be notified of the preliminary date for the public defence and submission of committee report.
It is the responsibility of the committee administrator to ensure that the report deadline is kept. If the deadline is not kept, the candidate is to be notified of this, as well as the reason s for the report deadline being not being kept.
Notification of when the report is expected to be delivered must be provided at the same time. The committee administrator is to send the signed committee report to the Faculty.
The committee report is forwarded to the candidate, who may submit written comments to the Faculty no later than 14 days after receiving the report.
The administrator is responsible for forwarding to the Faculty the committee report, as well as the title of the trial lecture and information about who are to be the 1st and 2nd opponent. The Faculty forwards the given topic for the trial lecture to the candidate 14 days before the trial lecture is to be presented.
The committee report is to be received by the Faculty at the latest 6 weeks before the date of the public defence.
Consultations in committee and with other parties The report must substantiate the extent and content of consultations between the committee and supervisors or other parties, and which additional information and basis material is collected from the candidate.
If these have been decisive for the committee conclusion, this must be referred to specifically in the report and a possible statement from the supervisor must be included.
No direct communication between the candidate and committee is to take place.The research part of the programme leads to an academic thesis, which at the end of the period of study must be publicly defended, and consequently approved by an assessment committee appointed by NTNU.
PhD candidates: You are welcome and encouraged to deposit your dissertation here, but be aware that 1) it is optional, not required (the ProQuest deposit is required); and 2) it will be available to everyone on the Internet; there .
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