Regulation on the master's thesis
A master's thesis is a scientific work with copyright, carried out by the master student personally, the essence of which meets the requirements, is systematically confirmed by scientific novelty and practical results as a completed and significant scientific work.
The introduction is the first chapter of the dissertation and accounts for 10% of the total dissertation.
The second chapter is devoted to a review of literature, it presents a critical analysis of the conclusions of theoretical, applied and empirical studies on the topic, and also substantiates the hypotheses presented in the study, and makes up 30% of the total dissertation.
The third chapter, which makes up 20% of the total volume, is devoted to the research methodology, and includes data sources, design, methods, research paradigm, as well as a description of the tools used.
The fourth chapter summarizes the analysis of the study and the results, gives recommendations and suggestions based on it, and the reasons and justifications are presented with recommendations. This chapter is up to 30% of the total dissertation.
The final chapter of the dissertation is the last chapter of it and accounts for 10% of the total dissertation.
1. References and footnotes to the literature used are given in alphabetical order, drawn up according to the APA (American Psychological Association) or Harvard system.
2. The appendix to the dissertation should contain information that is not reflected in the text and is intended to supplement a deeper understanding of the essence of the dissertation. The volume should not exceed 1/3 of the total volume of the dissertation.
3. The master student has the right to make the titles of the chapters of theses in agreement with the supervisor.
4. The dissertation should not exceed 80 pages, with the exception of the title page, table of contents, list of references and applications.
5. Themes of dissertations (taking into account the expected and promising issues of industry, institutions and organizations) are formed by the departments before the start of the school year and approved by the Academy Council.
Before submitting a master's thesis to the “Double blind-review” system and before preliminary defense, it is foreseen to conduct an examination using the Anti-Plagiarism program, which is based on an electronic database of master's theses in the IRC (information resource center).
The dissertation is allowed to the Anti-Plagiarism system up to 3 times if plagiarism is detected.
The dissertation is subject to preliminary protection at least 1 month before the date of official defense.
Prior to the initial defense, the master student must have at least 2 theses and 1 scientific article on the research topic, an external review and a manager’s opinion.
The abstract should not exceed 300 words.
A dissertation that is not successfully defended is discussed at a meeting of the Council of the Academy with the participation of a scientific supervisor. At the same time, if the Council of the Academy decides that this happened due to a defect or irresponsibility of the supervisor for no good reason, this supervisor may be deprived of the right to be a supervisor for up to three years.