My phd viva in november 2016 involved a challenging, rich and rigorous two hour conversation with professors christian heath and lorenza. I submitted my thesis in dec 2016 it took much longer than i had anticipated for the examiners and the chair to be approved due to. To succeed in your viva, you must convince your examiners that: 1) your thesis is your own work (plagiarism and data fabrication are very. The final examination for doctoral degrees is known as 'the viva' this is an oral examination in which you will be required to defend your thesis in the presence.
Guidelines for candidates: the viva introduction a viva voce examination is a mandatory requirement for the award of phd the requirement for such an. At uwa, all phd candidates enrolling from 1 jan 2018 will be required to take a viva voce as part of their thesis examination this includes. Your oral examination will usually take place in the faculty's board room you might find it useful to see the room if you have not been in it before so you know.
Guideline title : guidelines on preparing for viva-voce of thesis/dissertation examination policy number : gd-ipsr-psu-0010 rev no: 0. Posts about viva written by pat thomson the viva and the supervisor posted in doctoral research, text work/identity work, thesis, viva. A curated selection of useful things for postgraduate researchers finishing their phd or preparing for their viva viva stories and advice i have been. A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic in india the thesis defense is called a viva voce (latin for by live voice) examination (viva in short) involved in the viva are two examiners and the . By dr fiona millar (i'm still not used to using that) the day has come you submitted your phd thesis and have been preparing for your viva.
The purpose of this guide is to assist ul doctoral research students in their preparation for the viva voce (oral) examination this guide has been developed by. Once you have submitted your thesis you will be invited to defend your doctorate at a 'viva voce' (latin for 'by live voice') or oral examination the thesis defence. Preparing for your phd viva this document is intended to provide the basis for a first discussion between a supervisor and a doctoral student about the final viva. In the us, we call it a dissertation defense typically, the candidate gives a talk for about 45min on some original results from their dissertation this talk is open . I already submitted phd thesis yesterday i heard from the department that i will have to wait for at least 7 weeks before viva voce i also heard.
Kevin o'gorman is professor of management and business history and head of business management in the school of languages and. I was then nearing towards submitting my phd thesis for examination and starting to think about the final examination, a phd viva “what does. There are two ways to approach your phd viva voce examination one is to see your viva as something that has to be got through or, dare i.
Heriot-watt university professor kevin o'gorman offers some advice to those preparing for their viva voce. The second part is an oral examination, the phd viva, in which you will be defending the outcome of your research project. Submission of thesis research degree submission dispatch of your thesis and viva examination you and your digital and library access to your thesis.