Indonesia[ edit ] In Indonesia, the term thesis is used specifically to refer to master's theses.
A candidate who is not recommended for the degree after the second defense must normally withdraw from the program. This applies to almost all DiplomMagistermaster's and doctoral degrees as well as to most bachelor's degrees.
The examination board typically involves 5 to 6 scholars including the advisor or other experts with a PhD degree generally at least half of them must be external to the university where the candidate defends the thesis, but it may depend on the University.
Then try to fill in all the necessary stages of the research project. Length is often given in page count and depends upon departments, faculties, and fields of study.
PhD by publication is becoming increasingly common in many fields of study[ citation needed ].
Malaysia[ edit ] Malaysian universities often follow the British model for dissertations and degrees. A bachelor's thesis is often 40—60 pages long, a diploma thesis and a master's thesis usually 60— September Learn how and when to remove this template message A submission of the thesis is the last formal requirement for most students after the defense.