Completion Requirements

MSc and PhD Programs

Forms

FGS Graduate Forms

BME Graduate Program Forms: Contact bmegrad@ucalgary.ca

  • BME Research Proposal Form
  • STAGE 1 Candidacy Thesis Proposal
  • STAGE 2 Candidacy Field of Study Prep
  • STAGE 2 Candidacy Field of Study Set Up
  • BME MSc Defence Checklist and Timelines
  • BME PhD Defence Checklist and Timelines
  • BME Seminar Announcement

Faculty of Graduate Studies

MSc Completion of Program Guidelines

Prior to writing your MSc thesis, permission must be obtained from your supervisory committee. You are required to submit minutes signed by all committee members supporting the write up.

It is recommended that you allow at least 2-3 months to prepare for the exam and ensure all examiners availability. Please contact the BME Graduate Program Office, bmegrad@ucalgary.ca  for all relevant forms, timelines, and instructions.

Information to compile the Notice of Examination needs to be received by the BME Graduate Program Office at least 6 weeks before the exam. Please note that the completed and signed notice must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at least 4 weeks before the exam.

Required Information for the BME Graduate Program Office (to be submitted via email bmegrad@ucalgary.ca) at least 6 weeks prior to examination) 

  • Research Proposal Form
  • MSc Defence Checklist
  • BME Seminar Announcement

**Neutral Chair will be appointed by the BME Graduate Program Office

Two weeks prior to exam date, the student will be required to complete the official BME Graduate Program Seminar template. 

An unbound final version of the thesis must be provided to the examiners at least three weeks prior to the thesis examination. This must, in the case of the external examiner, take into consideration delays in mailing if that is the preferred method of delivery. 

Once revisions to the thesis have been completed and approved by the examining committee the thesis needs to be uploaded to the online thesis bank.

All students are reminded to apply EARLY for convocation online through their Student Centre even if you have not officially defended yet.


PhD Defence & Completion of Program Guidelines

Prior to writing your PhD thesis, permission must be obtained from your supervisory committee. You are required to submit minutes signed by all committee members supporting the write up.   

It is recommend that you allow at least 3-4 months to prepare for the exam and ensure all examiners availability. Please contact the BME Graduate Program Office, bmegrad@ucalgary.ca  for all relevant forms, timelines, and instructions.

**External Examiner request and CV must be submitted via email to the BME Graduate Program Office at least 3 months prior to the exam date

Information to compile the Notice of Examination needs to be received by the BME Graduate Program Office at least 6 weeks before the exam. Please note that the completed and signed notice must be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies at least 4 weeks before the exam.

To be submitted at least 6 weeks before the examination. Please contact the BME Graduate Program Office, bmegrad@ucalgary.ca  for all relevant forms, timelines, and instructions.

  1. PhD Defence Checklist
  2. BME Seminar announcement

**Neutral Chair will be appointed by the BME Graduate Program Office

Two weeks prior to the exam date, the student will be required to complete the official BME Graduate Program Seminar template (1 page).  Please contact the BME GP office, bmegrad@ucalgary.ca for the official template.

An unbound final version of the thesis must be provided to the examiners at least three weeks prior to the thesis examination. This must, in the case of the external examiner, take into consideration delays in mailing if that is the preferred method of delivery. 

  • Once revisions to the thesis have been completed and approved by the examining committee the thesis needs to be uploaded to the online thesis bank, the Vault.
    • Forms need to be submitted to the Faculty of Graduate Studies (FGS) in MLT 2nd floor including the Notice of Completion form signed by the BME Graduate Program Director.  If you require the BME GP Director Signature on the Notice of Completion form, please submit to bmegrad@ucalgary.ca a minimum of 3 business days prior to submitting your final thesis package to FGS office. Students will be assessed continuing fees until they have obtained approval to print and bind their thesis and are cleared to convocate by the FGS.
  • Detailed information on Thesis Preparation and Submission can be found on the FGS website.
  • All forms for Thesis Submission can be found on the FGS website.

All students are reminded to apply EARLY for convocation online through their Student Centre even if you have not officially defended yet. For more information on Convocation please visit the Registrar website.