A student may apply for a transcript which will show that the qualification has been completed and that graduation will take place on a date some time in the future. A student graduates at a congregation of the University of Cape Town.
That is, a graduation ceremony where the degree or diploma is conferred upon him/her.
After consultation with the supervisor a candidate hoping to graduate midyear / end of the year is required to submit via People Soft to the Faculty Office: declaration which states: "I know the meaning of plagiarism and declare that all the work in the document, save for that which is properly acknowledged, is my own.
This thesis/dissertation has been submitted to the Turnitin module (or equivalent similarity and originality checking software) and I confirm that my supervisor has seen my report and any concerns revealed by such have been resolved with my supervisor." Please note this requirement is only for those completing a 120 / 180 credit dissertation.
The Master’s by dissertation only is a research degree on an advanced topic under supervision.
Examination is by dissertation alone (180 HEQF credits).Prospective candidates should consult the appropriate Head of Department, School or Section concerned to discuss both the proposed topic and the availability of suitable supervision.The Faculty Office should be contacted for details regarding the application process. Selection is based on academic performance and demonstrated research competence and the availability of suitable supervision.Marín Arrese (President), Mariann Larsen Pehrzon, José Javier Ávila Cabrera.Supply examining board: Paloma Tejada Caller (President), Emma Dafouz Milne, Carmen Maíz Arévalo.You are in addition required to submit a summary of the key aspects of the dissertation, presented in the form of a paper which is, potentially, of publishable standard, approved by the supervisor.The final date for receipt of the hardcopy paper by the Faculty Office shall be: Note: The Paper requirement is intended to develop a candidate's skills in academic communication through exposure to the discipline of preparing a scholarly, succinct overview of the subject of the research topic, with due attention to structure, detail, clarity of expression and referencing. A student qualifies when he or she has met the requirements for the degree/diploma which is ratified by the FEC and approved by SEC.Graduation may take place weeks or even months after this approval process.They also both have a cover page and bibliography section. The Differences between an Undergraduate and a Masters Dissertation. While the expectations about the research and writing skill level will exponentially increase from undergraduate to graduate level – after all, they expect you to have learned a lot during the course of your undergraduate degree – the same basic tips apply on finding success with the final dissertation report.