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Review criteria for degree thesis

Review criteria for a master’s degree thesis

 
Graduate School Review criteria for a master’s degree thesis
International
Tourism
Management
(Master’s thesis)
A master’s thesis must satisfy all of the following standards.
1. The relevant thesis should have academic significance, novelty, creativity, and applicative value
in the relevant research area.
2. Students who wish to earn a master’s degree should have the ability to promote research and
to logically explain research results, and should have a high level and broad range of expertise
related to their research area.

(Research paper)
A research paper on a specific subject written based on practical research and a survey must
satisfy all the following standards.
1. The relevant thesis should have applicability in the relevant research area.
2. Students who wish to earn a master’s degree should have the ability to promote research and
to logically explain research results, and should have a high level and broad range of expertise
related to their research area.

Review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis(KOU)

At Toyo University, a doctoral degree thesis (KOU) is rigorously reviewed according to the following criteria.

Graduate School Review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis
International
Tourism
Management
1. The relevant thesis should have academic significance, novelty, creativity, and applicative value in the relevant research area.
2. Students who wish to earn a doctoral degree should have the ability to promote research and to logically explain research results, and should have a high level and broad range of expertise related to their research area.
3. The relevant thesis should cover challenging topics that will have an influence on the development of the relevant research area.

Review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis(OTSU)

At Toyo University, a doctoral degree thesis (OTSU) is rigorously reviewed according to the following criteria.

Graduate School Review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis
International
Tourism
Management
1. The review criteria shall be pursuant to the review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis (KOU).
2. A public hearing is to be held to use the results as references to make the pass-fall judgment.

 

Submission requirements for a doctoral degree thesis(KOU)

 
Graduate School Submission requirements for a doctoral degree thesis
International
Tourism
Management
1. Students who wish to earn a degree must receive research advising from their academic supervisors and to be enrolled in the Doctoral program.
2. Students must fall under any of the following categories in research in the field closely related to the topic of their doctoral thesis.
i) Students who publish two or more first-author papers in an outside refereed journal, which have been achieved during their course of study in the Doctoral program
ii) Students who publish one first-author paper in an outside refereed journal, publish one first-author paper in the Graduate School Bulletin of Toyo University, and give one or more first-author oral presentations, which have been achieved during their course of study in the Doctoral program
iii) Students who publish one first-author paper in an outside refereed journal and give three or more first-author oral presentations of their papers, which have been achieved during their course of study in the Doctoral program
Please note that papers published in an outside refereed journal may be submitted if there is a notification of publication acceptance.
Moreover, only one of the papers published in an outside refereed journal stated in requirements i) to iii) may be submitted if a notification of publication acceptance can be submitted by the end of the review of the thesis, even if it is under referee review at the time of submission of the thesis.