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The acceptance of transfer credit will decrease total program cost. Total program cost differs by degree concentration see degree concentrations listed below. Upon reactivation, the student will be responsible for the tuition and degree requirements which are current at the time of reactivation.
If a student requests a mailed invoice as a reminder to make payment, there is a ten dollar fee per invoice.
To make tuition and fee payments online click here. If you have a question for the Bursar please click here or contact our office 9am-3pm EST. Language Requirement In instances where the doctoral thesis topic requires competency in one or more languages as determined by the Thesis Supervisor, the student must produce either a transcript of two academic semesters of language courses or some other means of demonstrated competency to the satisfaction of the Thesis Supervisor and the Office of the President.
This will be the first working document generated from the relationship between the candidate and the Thesis Supervisor. The proposal will include a brief description of the proposed thesis, a working title, and an exemplary bibliography.
A form for this proposal is provided by the GTF. Thesis After completing all coursework, candidates undertake the research and writing of a doctoral thesis of 45, words pages in their field of specialization.
It must be clearly a work of original academic scholarship making a contribution to the field of specialty.
The thesis must be written in 12 point Times New Roman or comparable font, double-spaced and with the appropriate table of contents and bibliography. The basic commitment of the Graduate Theological Foundation is to serve the ministries of the various ecclesial traditions through programs of advanced professional education.
The thesis, as the culminating work of the highest academic degree, must always relate significantly to some aspect of ministry and be an original and distinct contribution to the knowledge of a specific discipline or area of inquiry.
The thesis is shaped as a written work of original systematic research, which includes the substantive exposition of the theoretical basis and rationale of the subject, together with a demonstration of familiarity with the appropriate scholarly and professional literature.
It should be noted that the written form of theses is to be in the style of actual scholarly publications; that is, the thesis as finally submitted is to be suitable for publication without being rewritten.
One copy of the thesis, abstract, cover sheet and biographical statement must be submitted by email to the Office of the Registrar a minimum of three months prior to the intended date of defense.
Click here to fill out the form to request the email address of The Office of the Registrar. After receiving both the completed thesis and the Thesis Supervisor Report Form, the GTF will appoint two additional readers, as the thesis is a demonstration of the capacity of the candidate to engage in significant professional scholarship and thus be a peer to other scholars in the field.
Thesis Style Statement There are several internationally recognized thesis styles acceptable in the academic community. In light of the fact that the GTF has a rather large international student body, the GTF has not adopted a single style form acceptable for thesis writing.
The GTF will, rather, accept any of the internationally recognized styles, given that the student consistently employs the same style throughout the writing of the thesis. Doctoral Abstract The Ph.gies – An Overview (referred to as the detached appendix) and the licentiate thesis named Modelling European Combined Transport as an Industrial System (referred to as the licen-tiate thesis).
The doctoral work also includes a number of own reports and articles listed in the reference list. The degree of Doctor of Philosophy is the universally accepted terminal academic degree. This degree is designed for already credentialed and practicing ministry professionals.
requires completion of a specialized curriculum in Islamic Studies coupled with the writing and oral defense of a doctoral thesis. The Doctor of Philosophy program is a research higher degree awarded for a substantial thesis, or for published papers, that is a significant contribution to the knowledge or .
Thesis for the degree Doctor of Philosophy by Eran Tromer May Presented to the Scientific Council of the Weizmann Institute of Science Rehovot, Israel.
This thesis is based on the work contained in the following papers: Article I. Burns, Tom R., and Christian Stöhr. Power, knowledge, and conflict in the shaping of commons governance. The case of EU Baltic fisheries. International Journal of the Commons 5(2)– Article II.
Stöhr, Christian, and Ilan Chabay. Master's Thesis and Doctoral Dissertation Format Requirements Introduction The requirements contained in this booklet apply to the master's thesis and the doctoral dissertation.
For convenience, the term thesis will be used to Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy.