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The Thesis Office

The Thesis Office is housed in the School of Graduate Studies at 1550 de Maisonneuve West and can help you with preparing and submitting your thesis in accordance with university guidelines. We also manage an online thesis archive which you can search.

Prepare your thesis

Students who are in the process of writing their thesis are encouraged to consult the Thesis Preparation Guide that outlines guidelines on thesis format as well as information pertaining to thesis defences and the final approval process.

Students are encouraged to consult Guidelines for supervisor and Graduate Students.

Regulations for all theses

If you have any questions about the exact formatting or layout for your thesis, this is the section for you! It provides guidelines for both the formatting and sequence of contents. All the technical regulations are laid out here so that you can get the formatting right the first time around, leaving you with more time to focus on what matters most: the contents of your thesis! 

Thesis Submission Process

Have questions about the process involved in submitting your thesis? You can consult this section. It outlines the step-by-step process for Master’s students and for Doctoral students so you know exactly what needs to happen and in what order. 

Search for a thesis

In the Concordia Library Repository, Spectrum, you will find a searchable online database of theses produced from 1967 – 2003. It houses over 6000 electronic copies.

Upcoming thesis defences

Thesis defences are public events and students are encouraged to attend. Master defences are organized at the program level. Students should check with the graduate program assistant in their program for information on upcoming exams. Visit our calendar of events section to obtain details on upcoming defences.

The thesis database

The Thesis Office produces an online database of all theses produced since 1978. It is searchable by convocation, degree, supervisor, thesis title key words or student. The Concordia Library Repository, Spectrum, now houses over 6000 electronic copies of theses produced from 1967 – 2003.

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