FINAL EXAM RULES
Rev. of 25/06/2019
Procedure for requesting the Diploma Thesis for first cycle academic courses in Jazz, Popular Music, Composition, Sound Engineering, Electronic Music and second cycle in Jazz. Below you will find the information necessary for the request, drafting, presentation and discussion of the thesis itself.
ACADEMIC DIPLOMA FINAL EXAM
The final exam of the academic diploma courses consists in the discussion and evaluation of a written dissertation, on a topic relevant to the student's study path.
For the first cycle courses in Jazz, Popular Music and Electronic Music, the thesis dissertation must be supported by a live performance lasting approximately 20 minutes.
For Composition courses, the discussion of the thesis must be supported by a compositional or analytical project.
For the second cycle sound engineering and jazz courses, the thesis dissertation must be supported by a listening-practical demonstration which the candidate provides with his/her own equipment (computer, synth and other suitable equipment that he/she deems necessary).
It is possible, if the thesis requires it, to discuss and perform the demonstration in the recording studio or in a music computer room in Saint Louis. Bodies, board of directors.
Since the graduation sessions also go on for three months, can I choose in which period to discuss the thesis within the session?
No, for organizational reasons it is not possible to choose the period or the day of your discussion. The dates of the discussions are chosen by the secretariat which takes into account numerous variables to be respected.
I am behind with the thesis, can I move the day of my discussion within the same session?
No, for organizational reasons it is not possible to move the day of your discussion for personal reasons.
I have booked for a graduation session but will not be able to sustain the discussion in that session. Can I move my discussion to another session?
Of course: if you have filled out the form Thesis assignment application, you will not have to do anything until the deadline for filling out the form Application for admission to the final exam. In a nutshell if in filling out the form Thesis assignment application for example, you have selected the spring session but you have decided to move your discussion to the summer session, all you have to do is select this session when filling in the Application for admission to the final exam respecting the relative deadline.
Can I insert a provisional title in the thesis assignment application?
Yes. If you want to change the title of the thesis you can do it by writing the new title a email@example.com up to two weeks before the discussion.
Can I change the supervisor of my thesis?
Yes, you can change it until the application for admission to the final exam. To communicate the change of supervisor you will have to write to firstname.lastname@example.org
I am unable to withdraw from the selected session through the student area, what can I do?
If you are unable to withdraw through your student area, you can write to Livia (email@example.com) who will carry it out for you.
I missed the deadline for the thesis assignment application. How can I do?
If you missed the deadline by a few days, try to fill in the thesis assignment application and write to firstname.lastname@example.org to notify her of your delay. If seats become available, the secretariat will meet you and try to insert you in the requested session.
I missed the deadline for applying for admission to the final exam. How can I do?
A few days after the expiry of this application, the secretariat will send a questionnaire to all those who have completed the thesis assignment application in the previous six months, with the application: do you want to graduate in the next session? Please, fill it in so that it can be entered even if you missed the deadline.
I miss the exams and / or elective credits. Can I support them in the same session as the thesis?
It is not possible to take one or more exams or one or more elective credits in the same session of the thesis. To sustain the discussion in a specific session, you must have completed your academic career in the session preceding the one chosen
I have to graduate in the September session, so I have to fill in the application for admission to the final exam by June 15, but by then I will not have finished all the exams yet. How can I do?
If you are planning to finish all exams in the summer session (July) you must write to email@example.com the day of the application deadline to notify you and after completing the last exam in the summer session. The secretariat will then be able to unblock the forwarding of your request once exams have been completed.
I am unable to upload the documents necessary for admission to the degree in my student area. How can I do?
When uploading your documents, always pay attention to enter a future expiration date. If you can't do this either, you can send them directly to firstname.lastname@example.org
I don't see the THESIS MANAGEMENT AND FINAL TEST button in my personal area. Because?
If you don't see the button THESIS MANAGEMENT AND FINAL EXAMINATION in the section booking exams of your personal area means that you are not enrolled in the current academic year. Arrange for the registration fee or write to email@example.com to understand how to regularize your administrative position