Thesis (Environmental Engineering MSc)

Thesis is the creative elaboration of a professional task (scientific, engineering, design, development, research or research development) in written form. By solving the task the student relies on his/her studies using national and international literature under the guidance of an internal and external supervisor (referee). By preparing and defending thesis a student who completes the Environmental Engineering Master’s program proves that he/she is capable of the practical applications of the acquired skills, summarizing the work done and its results in a professional way, creatively solving the tasks related to the topic and doing individual professional work.

Precondition for taking the final exam for MSc students is to prepare the thesis. Requirements of the training program contain the content requirements for thesis, the general aspects of the evaluation and the number of credit points assigned to thesis (30).

The latest that thesis topics are announced by the departments for students is the end of Week 4 of the study period of the last semester. The department assists students with a guide to writing thesis which is available on the homepage. Thesis topic can be suggested by the student, as well. The head of department decides on the acceptance of the topic. The conditions on the acceptance of thesis as National Conference of Scientific Students’ Association (hereinafter NCSSA) topic are specified by the Faculty. The NCSSA work is supposed to meet the requirements in form and content for thesis. Furthermore, it is necessary that the faculty committee makes suggestions on the NCSSA work to become a thesis.

Formal requirements of thesis are announced in writing by the department.

Thesis is prepared under the guidance of an internal supervisor previously approved by the department and with the assistance of an external supervisor also previously approved by the department.

The faculty academic calendar (issued by the Vice-Rector for Education) sets the thesis submission deadline, for want of this on the 14. day 12.00 noon one day before the final exam.

Thesis can be submitted with the consent of the internal and external supervisor.

Thesis is evaluated by a referee. On the basis of the thesis review report and thesis defence the head of department makes suggestions for the evaluation of thesis. Finally, the committee assesses thesis in a five-point system. If thesis has been unequivocally assessed with a fail by the referee, then the candidate is not allowed to take the final exam and is supposed to prepare a new thesis. The candidate has to be notified of the decision. Conditions on resubmitting thesis are defined by the program coordinator.


Please note the below mentioned guide is meant for information only. Later on the file will be updated. The purpose of the uploaded file is to give you a basic idea on writing thesis.

Thesis guide

Thesis defence presentation template

Plagiarism declaration, Supervisor's declaration

Confidentiality Agreement


Updated: 2021.04.08.

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