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Thesis Defence/MSc Proposal/ PhD Comp. Exam

MSc 

Thesis Proposal

Proposal Guideline

Please read below document carefully before writing your Proposal. 

FORMS

Thesis Defence

Before you begin

Check: Have you completed Program requirements?

  • BPK 801 - Seminar on Research in Biomedical Physiology and Kinesiology (3)
  • STAT 603 - Quantitative Analysis of Research Studies (5)
  • Two elective graduate courses

and

  • BPK 895 - MSc Proposal (0)
  • BPK 898 - MSc Thesis (18)

Thesis Defence Timelines

For the most up to date timelines and regulations refer to Graduate and Postdoctoral Stuides

  • 8-10 weeks before intended defence date: discuss with you committee to ensure you thesis is ready for defence
  • 6 weeks (minimum) before intended defence date: contact BPK graduate program assistant (bpk_programs@sfu.ca) for assistance in scheduling and completing required forms
  • 4 weeks before intended defence date: submit thesis title and abstract to BPK GPA to submit to GPS. This date is firm
  • 2 weeks before defence: submit completed thesis to BPK GPA for distribution.

PhD

Comprehensive exam

Comprehensive Exam Guideline

Please read the below document carefully. 

FORMS

Thesis Defence

Before you begin

Check: Have you completed Program Requirements?

  • BPK 896 - PhD Comprehensive Exam
  • BPK 897 - PhD Seminar x2 - One must be an exit seminar
  • BPK 899 - PhD Thesis (18)

BPK 897 PhD Seminar Enrolment Form

Thesis Defence Timelines

For the most up to date timelines and regulations refer to Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

  • 8-10 weeks before intended defence date: discuss with your committee to ensure your thesis is ready for defence
  • 8 weeks (minimum): contact BPK graduate programs assistant (bpk_programs@sfu.ca) for assistance in scheduling and completing required forms.
  • 6 weeks before intended defence date: submit your completed thesis to BPK GPA to submit to GPS. This deadline is firm