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Studying abroad (2 year)

  • For exchanges under the Erasmus programme, please contact Tim Verdonck

Studying abroad (QASS)

  • A student exchange programme is organised with the Gallup Research Centre of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA and KU Leuven. Every academic year, two students enrolled in the Master of Quantitative Analysis in the Social Sciences can stay for one semester at the Gallup Research Centre. The elected students will receive an in-home training and have the opportunity to take courses in the master programme Survey Methodology. Please contact Marc Swyngedouw

Master thesis (2 year)

  • March 2017 session : Only for intermediate thesis presentations - will be scheduled on 20, 21, 22, 23 or 24 March 2017 , pending availability of jury members. Final schedule will be available in due time.
  • June 2017 session : For intermediate thesis presentations and final thesis defenses : 29 June, 30 June, 3 July, 4 July 2017. Please be aware that although your exam roster will give Friday 30 June as default date for the thesis defense, another date may be assigned to you due to the number of students and the (un)availability of your jury members. Don't plan any vacation or trip back home before the deliberations on 6 July ! Final scheduel will be available in due time.
  • September session 2017 : For intermediate thesis presentations and final thesis defenses : 7, 8, 11 or 12 September 2017. Please be aware that although your exam roster will give Friday  8 September as default date for the thesis defense, another date may be assigned to you due to the number of students and the (un)availability of your jury members. Don't plan any vacation or trip back home before the deliberations on 14 September !
  • Important note : graduating in January
    Cfr article 49 of the Regulations on education, the Faculty of Science has decided that students can defend their thesis in January and/or can graduate in January under the condition that only (and maxium) two courses of the first semester are fulfilled/passed by then. If you want to graduate in January, you have to submit a request via the electronic application form. You must do this not later than December 15th.
    The deadline for submission of your thesis for the January/February session is Monday 16 January 2017 at 12.30 noon. Deadline for upload in KU Loket is same day latest 23.59 LT. Thesis defenses will be scheduled after the exam period end of January or beginning of February 2017.

  • Since last academic year, you need to upload the master thesis and the metadata in KULoket (and not in Toledo). Instructions can be found here. From June 2016 on, there is automatic detection on plagiarism with Turnitin. Important : Don't try to use Turnitin yourself before handing in/uploading your thesis. You won't be able to remove the checked data and this will jeopardize the approval procedure of your thesis! 

  • Click here to find regulations for the Master's thesis. Also check:http://wet.kuleuven.be/onderwijs/mastersthesis/mastersthesisconceptnote.
  • Click here for the Procedure Master thesis to go with the Concept note of the Faculty of Science
  • Click here to find a link to the evaluation criteria
  • Click here to download the coverpage for the Master thesis
  • Click here to download the "Thesis progress form"
  • Click here for a powerpoint with general information about the thesis procedure
     

Master thesis (QASS)

  • March 2017 session : Only for intermediate thesis presentations - will be scheduled on 20, 21, 22, 23 or 24 March 2017 , pending availability of jury members. Final schedule will be available in due time.
  • June 2017 session : For intermediate thesis presentations and final thesis defenses : 29 June, 30 June, 3 July, 4 July 2017. Please be aware that although your exam roster will give Friday 30 June as default date for the thesis defense, another date may be assigned to you due to the number of students and the (un)availability of your jury members. Don't plan any vacation or trip back home before the deliberations on 6 July ! Final scheduel will be available in due time.
  • September session 2017 : For intermediate thesis presentations and final thesis defenses : 7, 8, 11 or 12 September 2017. Please be aware that although your exam roster will give Friday  8 September as default date for the thesis defense, another date may be assigned to you due to the number of students and the (un)availability of your jury members. Don't plan any vacation or trip back home before the deliberations on 14 September !
  • Important note : graduating in January
    Cfr article 49 of the Regulations on education, the Faculty of Science has decided that students can defend their thesis in January and/or can graduate in January under the condition that only (and maxium) two courses of the first semester are fulfilled/passed by then. If you want to graduate in January, you have to submit a request via the electronic application form. You must do this not later than December 15th.
    The deadline for submission of your thesis for the January/Feburey session is Friday 13 January 2017 at 12.30 noon. Thesis defenses will be schedulede after the exam period end of January or beginning of February 2017.

  • Since last academic year,  you need to upload the master thesis in KULoket, (and not in Toledo).Instructions can be found on : https://icts.kuleuven.be/docs/at/cm/rg/s/mastp/MasterThesis  From June 2016 on, there is automatic detection on plagiarism with Turnitin.

  • Click here to find regulations for the Master's thesis. Also check:http://wet.kuleuven.be/onderwijs/mastersthesis/mastersthesisconceptnote.
  • Click here for the Procedure Master (QASS) thesis to go with the Concept note of the Faculty of Science
  • Click here to download the coverpage for the Master thesis
  • Click here to find a link to the evaluation criteria
  • Click here to download the "Thesis progress form"

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