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For admission to the graduate examination, you must have completed all the credits required by the educational regulations of your degree program.

The dissertation examination consists of the discussion, before a committee, of a written paper under the guidance of a thesis advisor and a co-rapporteur.

The dissertation work involves:

  1. the collection and processing of data
  2. the construction of a quantitative interpretive model
  3. the writing of a written paper that addresses, with a scientifically sound approach and method, an Earth Science topic relevant to the educational objectives of the course

The dissertation may be oriented on theoretical, laboratory and/or field projects and its topic:

  • must be related to your course of study
  • must be approved by the CCS at least six months before the discussion
  • may be developed at professional firms, companies, public administration facilities, and laboratories of other Italian and foreign universities and research institutions, including possible periods of residence abroad.