Department of Computer Science

Master's Thesis Guidelines

This page provides some guidelines regarding master's theses to be defended at the Department of Computer Science, i.e., master's theses for the following programs:

  • Master of Science in de Ingenieurswetenschappen: Computerwetenschappen
  • Master of Science in Applied Sciences and Engineering: Computer Science
  • Master of Science in de Toegepaste Informatica

Template

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A LaTeX template for the title page of your thesis can be downloaded here.

Deadlines

There are three important deadlines with regard to submission of your thesis.  The first is handing in 1 (hard)copy of your thesis's title page at the department's administrative office (room F.10.706; the office closes at 4 PM).  The second is handing in 6 (hard)copies of your thesis at the department's administrative office.  The third is the actual defence of your thesis.  The deadlines are as follows:

  • First exam period of the first exam session (January)
    • Title page: Friday of Week 17, 4 PM.  -  13 January 2017
    • Thesis: Monday of Week 19, 4 PM.  -  23 January 2017
    • Defence: Friday of Week 20  -  3 February 2017
  • Second exam period of the first exam session (June)
    • Title page: Friday of Week 38, 4 PM.  -  9 June 2017
    • Thesis: Monday of Week 40, 4 PM.  -  19 June 2017
    • Defence: Friday of Week 41 or Monday of Week 42  -  30 June or 3 July 2017
  • Second exam session (August)
    • Title page: Friday of Week 48, 4 PM.  -  18 August 2017
    • Thesis: Monday of Week 50, 4 PM.  -  28 August 2017
    • Defence: Friday of Week 51 or Monday of Week 52  -  8 or 11 September 2017