Definitions

 

 

Student, candidate

 

Student taking part in master programme

 

Thesis project

 

Research or design assignment that forms the final part of the EEMCS master’s degree programme

 

Thesis report

 

Written text that documents the results of the thesis project

 

Thesis defense

 

Formal presentation and examination of the thesis (afstudeervoordracht)

 

Specialisation

 

Direction within variant or track of the master programme covering a specific area or topic

 

Thesis advisor (supervisor)

 

Staff member (UD, UHD, or HL4) responsible for students’ guidance

 

Thesis tutor (daily supervisor)

 

Staff member (e.g., PhD student or postdoc) or external expert from company, responsible for students daily guidance

 

MSc coordinator

 

Staff member responsible for student intake in master programme, and for study advice (e.g., composing the individual study programme).

 

Graduation committee

 

Committee assessing the graduation thesis

 

Board of Examiners

 

Committee responsible for checking the examination regulations. See CER

 

IEP

 

Individual Examination Programme (keuzevakkenlijst)

 

TEP

 

Thesis Entrance Permit

 

Graduation Ceremony

 

Formal graduation session, where the student receives the master degree diploma

 

1 RG = Regulations and Guidelines = Regels en Richtlijnen van de examencommissie (art. 7.12 WHW)

2 TER = Teaching and Examination Regulations = Onderwijs en Examenregeling (art.7.13 WHW)

3 IR= Implementation regulations = Uitvoeringsregeling (art.7.13 WHW)

4 UD = assistant professor, UHD = associate professor, HL = full professor

 

Name author: Marike Korterink
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