Timeline and Steps
 
STEP
ACTION
 To graduate in 2022 Fall

   Now ~ 2022/9/5

To graduate in 2023 Spring
   Now ~ 2023/2/20
 
  • Consider taking “Quantitative Research Methods for Thesis Research
    (749 M1430).

  • Consider attending Thesis and Career workshop.

  • Read Thesis Handbook carefully.

PROPOSAL AND ADVISOR
To graduate in 2022 Fall 

   Now ~ 2022/9/12
 

To graduate in 2023 Spring
   Now ~ 2023/3/1

 

 Optional – Thesis Proposal Competition

  • Read the Thesis Proposal Competition Rules.

  • Complete the Competition Registry Form to sign up for the thesis proposal competition by 2022/11/30.

  • Be ready for the final presentation of the competition in 2022/12. The date will be announced later.

Pre-application check

To graduate in 2022 Fall 

2022/8/1~2022/9/17

To graduate in 2023 Spring 
2023/1/1~2023/3/1
  • Make sure to complete 39 credits before/in the graduating semester.
  • Prepare a transcript(StudentID_Transcript.pdf, sample) to check
    the credits you’ve gained.

  • Prepare a course selection result screenshot
    (StudentID_CourseSelection.pdf, sample) to confirm you are taking
    Master Thesis(GMBA7999) with enough credits.
     

Graduation application period
 
To graduate in 2022 Fall 
2022/9/5~2022/11/30

 
To graduate in 2023 Spring
2023/2/20~2023/5/1
  • Login to MyNTU to fill out the “NTU Application Form for Thesis/Dissertation Application” and download it, which should be signed by your advisor. Scan the signed one and save it as “StudentID_NTUApplicationForm.pdf”(sample).
  • Make sure you have made thesis progress (draft in Word, StudentID_ThesisDraft.doc/docx) since the thesis proposal.

  • If you need to take the Ethics course, please complete it and get
    the Academic Ethic Course Certificate (pdf, sample)

  • Complete the Graduation Plan Form to inform the GMBA Office
    your graduation plan.

 
Min. of 10 days prior to
Oral Defense Date
 
Oral defense deadline
To graduate in 2022 Fall 
2023/1/31
 
To graduate in 2023 Spring 
2023/7/31
  • Confirm with your advisor regarding the oral defense committee members, date and venue.

  • You are also welcome to start the post-oral defense formatting/grammar check process by submitting an Academic Formatting and English Quality Check request and you will receive your feedback after your oral defense. Please allow sufficient time to also complete this process.

Min. of 7 days prior to
Oral Defense Date
  • Submit your thesis to your advisor and the committee members in soft or hard copy, based on their advice.

  • Follow up with your committee to ensure that they have received it.

  • Complete the Oral Defense Application Form to submit your oral defense application. 

 
Min. of 2~5 days before
Oral Defense Date
 
  • Receive the following combined Oral Defense Document in PDF from GMBA, containing:

  1. Master Thesis Certification by Oral Defense Committee (sample)
  2. Thesis Oral Defense Grade Form (sample)
  3. Advisor, Thesis Examination, and Transportation Pay list (sample)
  4. Global MBA Masters’ Thesis Examination Board (sample)
  • Check the air-conditioning with the Receiving Room on 1/F if needed.

  • Get the formal appointment certificate and free parking tickets from the GMBA Office for non-NTU committee members.

  • Prepare or borrow a laptop, clicker, and/or HDMI/VGA converter, PPT file, PPT slide printouts, your thesis, pens, memo paper, snacks/lunchbox and drink/water.

 
On the Oral Defense Date
 
  • Bring the above stuff (laptop, clicker…etc), arrive at the venue early and
    set up and test everything.

  • Present your thesis and answer questions. Take note of all the advice and requested amendments.

  • Ask the advisor and the committee members to sign:

    1. Master Thesis Certification by Oral Defense Committee
      (signed sample)

    2. Thesis Oral Defense Grade Form (signed sample)

    3. Advisor, Thesis Examination, and Transportation Pay list 
      (signed sample)

Graduation procedures deadline
 
To graduate in 2022 Fall 
2023/2/20
 
 
To graduate in 2023 Spring 
2023/8/20
  • Amend the thesis and get approval from your advisor.
  1. Upload the amended thesis to the designated NTU COOL Turnitin Assignment space for the Thesis Originality Check.
  1. Fill in and sign the NTU Thesis Originality Form
  1. Download the Turnitin report and submit that and the signed NTU Thesis Originality form to your advisor for signature.
  1. Submit the approved thesis to the Thesis Quality Coordinator for Academic Formatting and English Proficiency review. Amend accordingly, and return to the Thesis Quality Coordinator.
  1. Upload the signed oral defense documents, including Master Thesis Certification by Oral Defense Committee, Thesis Oral Defense Grade Form and Advisor, Thesis Examination, Transportation Pay list, and signed NTU Thesis Originality form.
THESIS SUBMISSION 

 

Submit your thesis according to NTU library's requirements

Graduation

 

Complete the GMBA Graduation Exit Survey