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Final examination: modalities and deadlines

To graduate, you have to sit a final examination designed to verify that you have reached the education objectives set by the Degree Programme.

Final dissertations and graduation ceremonies shall be held in person.

Students may invite a number of guests determined by each Department based on logistics and organisation requirements. No maximum limit applies to the number of participants that can attend remotely.

For health reasons students may request to take the final examination online.

The final examination consists in writing a dissertation on a subject pertinent to your studies, elaborated in an original way, under the guidance of a supervisor. The dissertation will be discussed publicly during a specific final examination session in front of a Board.

The Board will assess your performance using your curriculum as a reference. During the dissertation discussion, you may use slides and the Commission may ask you in-depth questions on methods, results and any developments of your work.

In order to be admitted to the final examination the student must pass the Final colloquium, a month before the Final examination.
 

Final Examination

The final dissertation will be held in front of the Master commission and it consists in an oral presentation of the thesis original work, its results and future perspectives.

Timing

The Final Examinations are scheduled as follows:

1st session:

Final Exam: July 21, 2022

Application: from May 6, 2022 till June 3, 2022 (late applications are accepted till June 10, upon the payment of an extra-fee of 100 EUR).

Colloquium: June 20-24, 2022

Deadline for Final thesis upload and exam completion: June 30, 2022

Deadline for the thesis approval by the supervisor: July 7, 2022

2nd session:

Final Exam: September 29, 2022

Application: from July 14, 2022 till August 11, 2022 (late applications are accepted till August 18, upon the payment of an extra-fee of 100 EUR).

Colloquium: September 1-2, 2022

Deadline for Final thesis upload and exam completion: September 8, 2022

Deadline for the thesis approval by the supervisor: September 15, 2022

3rd session:

Final Exam:  March 2, 2023

Application: from December 15, 2022 till January 12, 2023 (late applications are accepted till January 19, upon the payment of an extra-fee of 100 EUR).

Colloquium: February 1-3, 2023

Deadline for Final thesis upload and exam completion: February 9, 2023

Deadline for the thesis approval by the supervisor: February 15, 2023

Graduation application

To submit your application online, you must access Studenti Online before the deadlines set for the application submission and the requirements.

Registration of the curricular internship

In order to graduate, your curricular internship must be ended and registered before the set deadlines, according to the rules available here: https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/Bioinformatics/internships

Modalities and Deadlines

In order to graduate students must:

a. submit their Graduation Application via Studenti Online (www.studenti.unibo.it);

b. pay all tuition fees. The Student Administration Office will check the regularity of candidates' payments and will contact them in case there are fees to be paid;

c. satisfy the following requirements by the Deadlines you can find in the "Attachments" box:

  1. sat all the exams in your study plan and had them recorded;
  2. uploaded the dissertation in pdf format on Studenti Online. The dissertation can be uploaded multiple times, until the requirements deadline expires. When uploading the dissertation, the system will ask you to enter some key words and a brief abstract;
  3. compiled the Alma Laurea questionnaire on Studenti Online.

The Student Administration Office will verify all requirements and will contact you if there are any issues, to allow you to regularise your position before the final examination.

The graduation application is valid for just one graduation session. If you graduate in a later session, you will have to re-submit your graduation application and pay only the duty stamp.

N.B: candidates must check their Unibo e-mail address (name.surname@studio.unibo.it) regularly, especially near to deadlines. The title of the dissertation that will appear on the front page of the thesis must correspond exactly to the one inserted on Studenti Online while submitting their applications. 

Rules for the Master's Thesis

Please refer to the following for detailed information: https://corsi.unibo.it/2cycle/Bioinformatics/tesi