This page lists resources for supervisors. It contains the following sections: 

Forms

Completion of comprehensive area examination form (PDF)

Masters Program Thesis MRP Completion Form

Graduate Studies Office Forms

Notice of supervision form (PDF)

PhD Dissertation / MA Thesis / MA Major Research Project Proposal Form (PDF)

Supervision policies

Cross-appointed faculty normally cannot sole-supervise English doctoral candidates, but may act as co-supervisors.

Major Research Paper/Project

The Major Research Paper/Project proposal must be approved by the Supervisor and sent to the Graduate Coordinator for the Departmental Graduate Committee (DGSC) Approval process. Once the proposal has been approved, the DGSC is no longer involved. The Supervisor, in consultation with the student, chooses a Second Reader.

Upon completion of the project, the Supervisor and Second Reader assign it a grade for the student's internal record. The passing grade is 70%. The grade will not be calculated into the student's average. The Supervisor and Second Reader complete a Faculty of Arts – Masters Program Completion form and submit it to the Graduate Coordinator.

Thesis

The Thesis proposal must be approved by the Supervisor in consultation with the Second Reader and sent to the Graduate Coordinator for the Departmental Graduate Committee (DGSC) Approval process. Once the proposal has been approved, the DGSC is no longer involved.

Upon completion of the thesis, the Supervisor and Second Reader assign it a grade for the student's internal recordThe passing grade is 70%. The grade will not be calculated into the student's average. The Supervisor and Second Reader complete a Faculty of Arts – Masters Program Completion form and submit it to the Graduate Coordinator.

The Library offers many electronic dissertation resources, including a word template, which are helpful for both students and supervisors.

Please encourage your students to consult the GSO's Thesis Regulations and Formatting Requirements.

Dissertation

The Library offers many electronic dissertation resources, including a word template, which are helpful for both students and supervisors.

Please encourage your students to consult the GSO's Thesis Regulations and Formatting Requirements.