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Graduation procedure

Graduation procedure

Master students can apply for their Master's certificate when:

  • All marks of all study components are registered in SIS.
  • Physics & Astronomy and Chemistry: Your Study Plan has been approved by the Examinations Board as soon as possible, but at least four months in advance. For more information see the section Study Plan Application (SPA) in the A-Z list.      Mathematics programmes: Your Study Plan has been approved by the Examinations Board as soon as possible, but at least four months in advance. Please see the Study Plan Application (SPA) section in the A-Z list for details.
  • Your master thesis has been uploaded in DataNose.
  • All registration requirements are met met (before an application for a MSc. degree certificate has been submitted).

You can apply for your diploma by filling in the form via the website: https://datanose.nl/#graduation

If you need a graduation certificate before the graduation ceremony it is possible to download this on the website of DUO (www.mijndiplomas.nl).

 

  • Submitting your Master Thesis

    Before applying for the MSc degree, you must have submitted your master thesis on DataNose.

    Please make sure that your thesis has been uploaded. The Education Desk will check the systems to make sure it is present, and if not alert you to do so before your diploma is registered.

  • Graduation dates

    After completing the master programme, students can apply for the MSc. degree no later than 31 August 2020 (see dates below). You must take care that:

    • Your Study Plan has been approved by the Examinations Board as soon as possible, but at least four months in advance.
    • All registration requirements are met before an application for a MSc. degree certificate has been submitted.

    You can apply for your diploma by filling in the form via the website: https://datanose.nl/#graduation

    The graduation date on the degree certificate will be the date on which the student applied for graduation. For more information please contact the servicedesk by mail: servicedesk-esc-science@uva.nl or by phone: 020-525 7100.

     

    Examination dates 2019-2020

     

  • Cum Laude

    The designation of ‘cum laude’ (with distinction) is added to your diploma in recognition of exceptional performance. Such an allocation by the Examinations Board is based on rules stated in the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board.

    Do you qualify for a cum laude designation on your diploma?

    In order to find out whether you have shown exceptional competence as a student you need to consult the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board. Here you will find the conditions for the designation of ‘cum laude’, such conditions may be: no component is marked with less than a seven (7), the result for the Master’s thesis is at least an eight (8), the weighted average of all Master’s programme components, excluding the Master’s thesis, is at least an eight (8). These conditions vary per study programme.

    Article 5.2

    Please take a look at article 5.2 of the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board in order to find out what the specific conditions and exemptions for your study programme are.

    Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board

    Please note that this text is only an indication, the specific conditions and exemptions are stipulated in article 5.2 of the Rules and Guidelines of the Examinations Board