Thesis writing and submission

Written assignments

Written assignments are submitted as a coursework requirement or an exam. Examples of such are portfolios, projects, home exams, essays, scientific papers/articles, reports etc.

Cover pages for assignments/coursework requirements

When submitting an assignment you must follow the guidelines given for the assignment in question. You will find the guidelines in the course description, in Inspera Assessment and/or given specifically by the teacher/supervisor in Canvas.

Østfold University College has got the following cover page templates that you may use when submitting an assignment: 

Self-declaration

Students are obliged to know which rules apply to the use of aids or sources for the coursework requirement, examination or other final assessment. They are also obliged to be aware of what is considered cheating / attempted cheating in connection with the use of aids or sources. As a student registers for the semester in Studentweb, he/she also confirms to be familiar with laws and regulations regarding the above mentioned issues. 

Master's Thesis

All Master's Theses

Registering for exams

Registration for a Master’s Thesis exam is done by registering your education plan in Studentweb by 1. September (autumn) and 15. January (spring).

Submitting the Master's Thesis
  • The Master’s Thesis is submitted digitally in Inspera Assessment. All parts of the Master’s Thesis (ie. everything that is handed in for grading, in all formats) must be submitted together in one (1) PDF (.pdf) or zipped (.zip) file. For more specific information, please follow the instructions in Studentweb and in Inspera.Assessment. Read more about digital submissions here.
  • Self-declaration and form for approval of use / publication of Master's Theses are filled in electronically in Inspera Assessment.
  • Note that only Master’s Theses with a result of C or better will be published in BRAGE (HIØ's open institutional archive).
  • In addition to digital submission, the respective faculty may require that students hand in one or more paperback copies.
  • Title of the Thesis: You must registrer the title of your thesis in Studentweb. The title will appear on your diploma. Instructions can be found here. The deadline for registering your title is the same as the date of submission.   
  • Administrative and practical questions regarding the submission of the Master's Thesis can be directed to eksamen-halden@hiof.no or eksamen-fred@hiof.no

Forms

  • Form for approval of use/publication of the Master’s Thesis
  • Self-declaration
  • Cover page for the Master’s Thesis

Master's Thesis in Applied Computer Science

There are three submission dates per semester for the Master's Theses.

These are:

1.February, 1.April and 1.June (spring semester)

15.August, 15. October and 15.December (autumn semester)

Students may submit their Master's Thesis no earlier than one month before the submission deadline and no later than 12:00 on the day of the deadline. If the deadline falls on a holiday, it will be postponed to the first working day after. Withdrawal deadline is two weeks before the submission date and if you cannot hand in your thesis by the time of the deadline, you must wait for the next submission date before you can hand it in. Students are responsible for withdrawing and/or registering for a new submission date. If you go beyond the standard time, you are not entitled to supervision (unless otherwise agreed).

The grading deadline is calculated from the fixed submission deadlines. Grades for the written part of the Master's Thesis must be available no later than six weeks after the submission date, cf. regulations on examinations, study rights and degrees at Østfold University College. The written part of the Master's Thesis (the preliminary grade) must be passed in order to give the oral part of the Master's Thesis. The date, time and place for the oral part of the Master's Thesis are set together with the student’s supervisor.

Master's Thesis at the Faculty of Health and Welfare

There are two fixed submission dates for the Master’s Thesis:

30.April and 1.December.

Inspera Assessment will open two weeks (at the earliest) before the submission date and closes at 12:00 at the latest on the day of the deadline. Withdrawal deadline is two weeks before the submission date and if you cannot hand in your thesis by the time of the deadline, you must wait for the next submission date before you can hand it in. Students are responsible for withdrawing and/or registering for a new submission date.

The preliminary grade for the written part of the Master's Thesis must be available no later than six weeks after the submission date, cf. regulations on examinations, study rights and degrees at Østfold University College. The grade shall be given at least 48 hours before the oral part of the Master’s Thesis exam. The written part of the Master's Thesis (the preliminary grade) must be passed in order to give  the oral part of the Master's Thesis. The date, time and place for the oral part of the Master's Thesis will be published in Studentweb 4 weeks before the exam, at the earliest.

Bachelor's Thesis

Registering for exams

Registration for a Bachelor’s Thesis exam is done by registering your education plan in Studentweb by 1. September (autumn) and 15. January (spring).

Submitting the Bachelor's Thesis

Unless informed otherwise, the thesis is submitted in Inspera Assessment. You will find further instructions in Studentweb and/or Inspera.

Title of the Thesis: You must registrer the title of your thesis in Studentweb. The title will appear on your diploma. Instructions can be found here.

Published Oct. 21, 2020 12:12 PM - Last modified Oct. 26, 2020 1:50 PM