Defense arrangements for Int'l master students (Autumn 2020)

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For int’l master students (Class 2017/2018) who expect to graduate in December 2020, the defense arrangements are as follows: 

I.  The basic requirements of defense qualification for master’s degree thesis

1.         Complete the course work of no less than a total of 24 credits (out of which at least 15 credits are to be acquired from degree courses), compulsory sections of no less than 2 credits (Academic activities- at least 5 times + Elective competence development courses). The credit of Academic Activities will be earned once you submit the Registration form to our office before 15/09/2020. Please check carefully the credits on your transcript.

2.         Complete the thesis independently.

3.         The degree thesis should be of theoretical or practical values to some extent, which indicates the author has a grasp of the fundamental theories and specialized knowledge in his/her discipline and is capable of further scientific researches and empowered with the ability to apply his/her theories and knowledge  comprehensively into practical problems.

4.        His/her submission of a qualified proposal and a mi-term evaluation on his/her thesis.

5.         The thesis can be written in either Chinese or English. The abstracts (about 800 words long) should be written in both languages. For detailed requirements, please refer to Format of Graduation Thesis for Master Degree.

6.         As for problems regarding the degree thesis defense, from its application, evaluation and holding to final award of the degree, all shall refer to UESTC Regulations for Postgraduate Degree Awarding.

7.    All concerned fees are paid off.


II.   Schedule for Int’l Students to graduate this June.        






Get Defense Application forms

Sep 08

Room 222 (Graduate management   office of SISE), main building, Shahe campus)

Get from school the hardcopy of International Students   Registration Form for Master Degree of UESTC (I) and (II) to fill in.


Submit Defense materials and thesis

Sep 15 (Defense application will be rejected if the submission is later than this date.)

Room 222

Application for thesis defense form(see annex)

2. International   Students Registration Form for Master Degree of UESTC (I) and (II)

3. One hardcopy of stapled thesis (informal binding), with supervisor's signature on the thesis cover.
4. Duplication check promise (see annex)

5. If your thesis title is different from the one in the proposal, please fill in the form of Title change application (Annex 5) and get signatures as specified in the file.


Format check-

Duplication check

Sep 30

1.      Revise thesis according to Format check feedbacks.

2.      Submit your revised thesis on

User name/PIN: student ID NO.   (Try to put a space after the student No. if you can’t log in.)

Thesis file should be named as: 201824000000-Thesis title

WITHOUT student’s name/ID or supervisor’s info.

Inform supervisor to consent the thesis in system.

3.      Duplication check: the defense has to be delayed for 6 months   if the rate passes 20%; the student needs to postpone his defense application   and modifies the thesis for 1 month if the rate is between 15% and 20%. Meanwhile, the duplication rate of single chapter cannot pass 25%.



thesis review


Review comments from 2 experts will be sent individually, according to which the students should revise   the thesis and complete “Revision description1” document (see annex).


Thesis revision


During about 10 days, students revise their work according to 2 pieces of review comments. No need to print   any hardcopy or submit anything. Ask for supervisor's consent when the   revision is done.


Defense preparation

mi-November (1 day before the   defense date)

Room 222

-           Each student prints 6 copies of the modified thesis (Student’s name and ID could be presented   but NO supervisor’s info; complying with the format specification; informal   binding).

-           Submit 5 copies of the thesis and 5 copies of Revision description1   (1 description in 1 thesis) to Room 222 before 11.30 am.

-           Keep remaining 1 copy of the thesis to answer questions from the Defense team.

You will be informed on QQ if the defense is changed to be done online.


Thesis Defense


Conference Room, Main   Building, Shahe Campus

1. The specific defense time will be notified 3 days in advance, please check school website and QQ group.

2. Use PPT to present main contents of thesis for no more than 15 minutes. Student’s name and ID   could be in the PPT, but NO supervisor’s info. Bring pen and paper to note defense team’s questions.

3. Answer experts’ questions about thesis content.

4. Each should carry the student ID card for inspection during the defense.

The defense result will be announced at the end of day/defense. One hour's break at noon is expected.


Submit final thesis/GMIS   check

November 31

Room 222

-Revise the thesis according to suggestions of Defense experts. Communicate with your supervisor to have the final version. Finish Revision description 2(see annex).

- Graduation info check in GMIS system (see annex for guide steps).

- Submit 2 hardcopies of   final version (formal binding, with applicant and supervisor’s signatures in corresponding position) to room 222. 

- Submit softcopy in library system . (Attention: the page with signatures should be scanned.)


Certificate Awarding Ceremony

Late December

 UESTC Int’l office will be in charge of graduation procedures.


III.    Guidance for filling form “International Students Registration Form for Master Degree of UESTC (I) and (II)”

姓名Name:(Same as passport

所属学院SchoolSchool of Information and Software Engineering

申请学位学科专业MajorSoftware Engineering


申请时间Master Degree Application Date2020.9.15


                                                                                     Graduate management office

School of Information and Software Engineering



Denfense Material(Master).rar

Annex 1: Application for Thesis Defense (Version 2017)

Annex 2: Writing Format of Postgraduate Dissertation

Annex 3: Thesis cover and English title page instructions

Annex 4: Duplication check promise

Annex 5: Title change application

Annex 6: GMIS info check

Annex 7: Revision description 1-after review

Annex 8: Revision description 2-after defense