Thesis (Portfolio)

GOOD TO KNOW!

  • The Research Field Practices/Research Papers are part of your portfolio type of Thesis and contribute to your diploma grade.
  • The Portfolio is one of the requirements for completing your studies.

It contains if you started your study programme

  • before 2016:
  • The four research papers (including the two full research papers)
  • The supervisors’ evaluations of the full research papers
  • A self-reflection
  • An outline of a presentation of one of the full research papers
  • declaration of originality
  • in 2016:
  • At least one full research paper (complete study)
  • Summaries of the research papers, on a maximum of three fields
  • The supervisor’s evaluation of the full research paper
  • A self-reflection
  • An outline of a presentation of the full research paper
  • declaration of originality
  • in/after 2017:
  • One complete study
  • Reports on the research field practices, on a maximum of three fields
  • The supervisor’s evaluation of the complete study
  • A self-reflection
  • An outline of a presentation of the complete study
  • declaration of originality

Evaluation

It contains:

  • A short written evaluation of the complete studies
  • written by the relevant supervisors
  • you should receive it via email and in PDF format by the first week of the exam period at the latest
  • it has to be attached to the thesis
  • The presentation
  • evaluated by the final exam committee
  • contains the presentation of the complete study
  • contains an oral summary of the self-reflection

Submission deadlines

  • 2 June – if you complete your studies during the spring semester
  • 2 January – if you complete your studies during the autumn semester

If the faculty is closed on any of these dates: on the following working day

Documents:

Guidelines for the construction of scientific publications

Regulations of the Institute of Psychology in case a suspicion of plagiary occurs (institutional appendix to Rules and Regulations)

A Manual of the PSYBA Thesis from 2017