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Review criteria for a master’s degree thesis

Review criteria for a master’s degree thesis

 
Graduate School Review criteria for a master’s degree thesis
Letters

(Master’s thesis)
1. Originality of the thesis
2. Appropriate setting of subjects based on the study history
3. Empirical consideration based on actual materials
4. Coherence of and consistency in the points of an argument
5. Considerations to research ethics
6. Other items that the chief thesis examiner and deputy thesis examiner consider necessary

(Research paper)
A research paper on a specific subject is a paper that is written based on a practical survey and research on a specific subject, and is reviewed and evaluated in consideration of the following factors:

[Course of English Language and Literature]
1. Originality of the practical survey and research
2. Appropriate setting of subjects that show the author’s keen awareness of questions and interest in line with the author’s career
3. Analysis of materials and data based on practical experiences
4. Socially significant points of the argument
5. Considerations to research ethics
6. Other items that the chief thesis examiner and deputy thesis examiner consider necessary

[Course of Education]
1. Originality of the paper or the survey and research, practical research, educational material development, etc.
2. Appropriate setting of subjects based on study history or in the relevant field
3. Empirical analysis and consideration based on surveys, practices, development, etc.
4. Coherence of and consistency in the points of an argument
5. Considerations to research ethics
6. Other items that the chief thesis examiner and deputy thesis examiner consider necessary

[Course of International Culture and Communication Studies]
1. Originality of the research that can be practically applied or scaled up
2. Appropriate setting of subjects from a practical perspective
3. Empirical consideration based on materials and data in view of study history and the related fields
4. Coherence of and consistency in the points of an argument
5. Considerations to research ethics
6. Other items that the chief thesis examiner and deputy thesis examiner consider necessary

Review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis(KOU・OTSU)

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

 
Graduate School Review criteria for a doctoral degree thesis
Letters 1. The relevant doctoral degree thesis should fully absorb the results of conventional studies
and appropriately use them, and should provide new findings in the relevant research area
and show the originality of the relevant student who has submitted the thesis.
2. The relevant doctoral degree thesis should be based on an empirical and systematic
approach, which shows that the relevant student who has submitted the thesis has the
sophisticated research capacity to conduct research activities as an independent researcher
both in terms of analysis and logical expansion.
3. Overall, the relevant doctoral degree thesis should reach a high academic level, and should
show that the relevant student who has submitted the thesis has enough knowledge and
ability to perform highly specialized tasks.