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Thesis Submission Guidelines

The Graduate Studies Thesis Tracker, GSTT is an online application portal used by graduate research students to apply for examination of thesis and to monitor the progress of their thesis examination. The student initiates the process by completing and submitting the Application for Examination Form online. To access GSTT, log into the Student Administration System (SAS) using your Student ID# and Password). Select Student Services from the menu, then click the Graduate Studies Thesis Tracker option; select Submit Application and complete all fields.

Activity Research Masters and Doctoral Degrees
Master of Philosophy/Doctor of Philosophy
3 Months Before Submission
Apply for Examination of Thesis
  • Completed Research Paper/Project Form (see GRIP)
  • Receipt showing payment of applicable examination fee from the 
Submit Thesis Title and Recommended Examiners
  • Department submits Recommendations for Titles and Examiners of 
Theses and Research Papers to OGSR
Check you have registered for the semester
  • Registration up-to-date
  • Register for each semester until the award of the degree
Check you have the required credits and seminars
  • PhD requirements: 9 credits and 3 seminars
  • MPhil requirements: 6 credits and 2 seminars
Check research paper through plagiarism detection software
  • Visit to sign up and submit thesis
  • UWI GRIP (Graduate Studies Research and Information Portal) offers 
a useful resource.
Consult a Librarian
  • Consult with the librarian in the Mona Information Literacy Unit to 
ensure format and references meet requirements
On the Day of Submission Submit:
  • Signed Certificate of Completion Form
  • Turnitin receipt
  • Required bound hard copies of research paper plus one (1) electronic 
copy of research paper (MS Word Document)
  • Proof of payment of Examination Fee (where not previously submitted)
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