Defense arrangements for Int'l master students (Spring 2021)

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For int’l master students (Class 2019/2017/2018) who expect to graduate in June 2021, the defense arrangements are as follows:


I. The basic requirements of defense qualification for master’s degree thesis

1. Complete the course work of no less than a total of 24 credits (out of which at least 15 credits are to be acquired from degree courses), compulsory sections of no less than 2 credits (Academic activities- at least 5 times + Elective competence development courses). The credit of Academic Activities will be earned once you submit the Registration form to our office before 10/03/2021. Please check carefully the credits on your transcript.

2. Complete the thesis independently.

3. The degree thesis should be of theoretical or practical values to some extent, which indicates the author has a grasp of the fundamental theories and specialized knowledge in his/her discipline and is capable of further scientific researches and empowered with the ability to apply his/her theories and knowledge comprehensively into practical problems.

4. His/her submission of a qualified proposal and a mi-term evaluation on his/her thesis.

5. The thesis can be written in either Chinese or English. The abstracts (about 800 words long) should be written in both languages. For detailed requirements, please refer to Format of Graduation Thesis for Master Degree.

6. As for problems regarding the degree thesis defense, from its application, evaluation and holding to final award of the degree, all shall refer to UESTC Regulations for Postgraduate Degree Awarding.

7. All concerned fees are paid off.


II. Schedule.





Get Defense Application forms

March 02

Room 222 (Graduate management office of SISE), main   building, Shahe campus

Get the hardcopies of International Students Registration Form for Master Degree of UESTC   (I) and International Students   Registration Form for Master Degree of UESTC (II) to fill in.

Submit Defense materials and thesis

March 10 (Defense   application will be rejected if the submission is later than this date.)

Room 222


1. International Students Registration Form for Master   Degree of UESTC (I) and (II) Hardcopy, Room 222

2. Softcopies of Application for   thesis defense form and Duplication   check promise (Annex1,4) with handwritten signatures from both the student   (e.g. insert a picture of handwritten signature into the Word and then save   it as PDF) and the supervisor. JPG/PDF are accepted.

3. Softcopy of degree thesis (anonymous unnecessary) and supervisor's approval (screenshot of the email).

4. Submit the documents of No.2 and No.3 in ONE email to,   and a reply is expected if the  email   is well received.

5. If your thesis   title is different from the one in the proposal/mi-term, please fill in the   form of Title change application   (Annex 5) and get signatures as specified in the file.

Online application

March 10

GMIS system


1.         Submit the   thesis according to online requirements (Guide file will be posted in QQ   group in March).

2.         Inform the   supervisor to consent the online application.

Format check-

Duplication check

March 30

1.           The defense will   be delayed for 2 months if the thesis fails Format   check.

2.           Duplication   check: the defense has to be delayed for 6 months if the rate passes 20%; the   student needs to postpone his defense application and modifies the thesis for   1 month if the rate is between 15% and 20%. Meanwhile, the duplication rate   of single chapter cannot pass 25%.

3.           Individual notices   will be sent on QQ if failure occurs.

Thesis review and revision



1.           2 pieces of Review   comments will be displayed in system.

2.           Revise the   thesis accordingly during about 10 days. No need to print any hardcopy or   submit anything. Complete “Revision   description1” document (Annex 7). Ask for supervisor's consent when the work   is done.

3.           Upload the   revised thesis and Revision   description1.

Defense preparation


(1 day before the   defense date)

Room 222


*Online defense might be applied for students out of   China, which needs to be confirmed   by Graduate School in March.

1.         Each student   prints 6 copies of revised thesis (Student’s name and ID could be presented   but NO supervisor’s info; complying with the format specification; informal   binding).

2.         Submit 5 copies   of the thesis and 5 copies of Revision   description1 (1 description in 1 thesis) to Room 222 before 11.30 am.

3.         Keep the   remaining 1 copy of the thesis to answer questions from the Defense Committee.

Thesis Defense


Conference Room, Main Building, Shahe Campus

1. The specific defense time will be notified 3 days in   advance, please check school website and QQ group.

2. Use PPT to present main work of thesis for no more   than 15 minutes. Student’s name and ID could be in the PPT, but NO supervisor’s   info. Bring pen and paper to note Defense Committee’s questions.

3. Answer Defense Committee’s questions.

4. Each should carry the student ID card for inspection.

The defense   result will be announced at the end of day/defense. One hour's break at noon is expected.

Submit final thesis and GMIS info check

May 31


Room   222

1.           Revise the   thesis according to suggestions of Defense Committee. Communicate with your   supervisor to have a final version. Finish Revision description 2(Annex 8).

2.           Graduation   info check in GMIS system (Annex 6).

3.           Submit 2 hardcopies   of final version (formal binding, with student and supervisor’s signatures on   corresponding position) to Room 222.

4.           Submit   softcopy in library system (Guide file in QQ group). Attention: the page with   signatures should be scanned.

Certificate Awarding

Late June

UESTC Int’l office will be in charge of graduation   procedures.

III. Guidance for filling form “International Students Registration Form for Master Degree of UESTC (I) and (II)”

姓名Name:(Same as passport

所属学院SchoolSchool of Information and Software Engineering

申请学位学科专业MajorSoftware Engineering


申请时间Master Degree Application Date2021.3.15

Denfense Material(Master).rar

Graduate Management Office

School of Information and Software Engineering