The general form and style of thesis may differ from program to program, but a thesis must be a cohesive document. This document may, with approval of the supervisory committee, include elements such as original creative works, digital elements, entrepreneurial/innovation components, or policy/implementation components. See Thesis Guidelines at grad.ucalgary.ca/current/thesis/guidelines.
In consultation with the Supervisor, students may choose to compose their theses using the traditional thesis style or the manuscript-based thesis style. The thesis must conform to the requirements and regulations described in the Thesis Guidelines, available at grad.ucalgary.ca/current/thesis/guidelines.
Students may hire an editor to copyedit their theses, unless their program’s calendar entry prohibits copyediting. Students who choose to hire an editor must comply with the regulations set out in the Thesis Guidelines.
The thesis must conform to all relevant legislation and policy governing copyright.