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Master thesis

Information for Executive MBA students, who are submitting Master thesis in the academic year 2018/2019


June term – I deadline
Master thesis should be submitted to the Executive MBA Program Office  (room 217 Z – check opening hoursuntill 15.06.2019.
  Diploma exams will take place at June / July 2019.


September term – II deadline
Master thesis should be submitted to the Executive MBA Program Office  (room 217 Z – check opening hoursuntill 15.09.2019. 
  Diploma exams will take place until 30.09.2019.

Before submitting master thesis:

    1. After acceptation of your thesis by promoter, you must upload your work to the Archives of Diplomas (APD) (attachement 1). To upload a thesis to APD, prepare: the file in .pdf format with the name ZIF-N2- [student number] -2019, abstract and key words (in the language of the thesis).

    2. After uploading the work to APD, it will be automatically checked by the Uniform Anti-plagiarism System (Jednolity System Antyplagiatowy JSA).

    3. When the information about the acceptance of thisis and the result of JSA by the promoter appears in the APD system, the work can be submitted to the EMBA Office.

    ATTENTION! Only those works that have been approved in the Archives of Diplomacy will be accepted.

Thesis, along with required documents, should be submitted at MBA Office:

    1. Copies of master thesis. Printed copies have to be signed by your promoter!!!

    Each copy of your thesis have to contain a statement about independent preparation of work as well as statement about agreement to share your thesis with other students or people interested in it, signed by hand by thesis author. Statements (attachement 2) should be included at the end of your thesis.

    In exceptional cases, thesis may be confidential, eg due to confidential data contained in the thesis. An application for permission to not disclose the master’s thesis should be submitted to the Vice-Dean of the Faculty (attachement 8). In case of work being kept in secret, you have to include “Confidential Thesis” on the top of title page (red-coloured, font size 14).

    Student decides with promoter about font, spacing and margins. Title page and table of contents should be printed in both English and Polish on separate sheets and  insert in order:

    • – Title page in English (attachement 3)
    • – Title page in Polish (attachement 4)
    • – Table of contents in English,
    • – Table of contents in Polish.


    Students, who are writing their thesis in Polish, should insert first pages in following order:

    • – Title page in  Polish,
    • – Title page in English,
    • – Table of contents in Polish,
    • – Table of contents in English.


    • 1. One copy should be printed in A4 format, mounted in hard cover,
    • 2. One copy intended to files. In that case whole thesis should be printed in A4 format (two pages of thesis at one page – horizontally, two-sided printing). This copy should be perforated along longer edge and bounded with cotton ribbon.
    • 3. Third copy should be delievered on CD with description in following order: department, first name and last name, master’s thesis, thesis topic, date of submission. Thesis should be prepared in following formats: .txt, .doc, .rtf (all on the same CD) .


    2. Print from University anti-plagiarism system accepted by promoter.

    3. FIVE pictures (4,5 cm x 6,5 cm) in signed envelope (please, do not sign pictures on the backside).

    4. Fulfilled clearance slip (attachement 5).

    5. Fulfilled form of graduate’s fate examination (attachement 6).

    6. Alumni Association questionnaire – (attachement 7).

    7. Student Card

    8. Confirmation of payment for master’s diploma (100 PLN).


Rules of conducting Master Exam at Faculty of Management, Computer Science and Finance for the academic year 2018/2019:

During master examination there should be at least three questions asked. Questions should be related to master thesis' contents. Questions are asked by every member of examination board. Questions are asked in following order:

1. Question related to master thesis’ goals and raised problem solving. Student should discuss theses or hypothesis which were put forward and which he or she was going to prove. Student should also define research methods which were used when writing thesis and their selection. Purpose of this question is to verify, if student can formulate a research problem. Question is asked by examination board chairman.
2. Question related to theoretical part of master thesis. Question should verify student’s knowledge related to the problem that was being solved through explaining differences between specific authors approach to given definitions, concepts, classification etc. Student should demonstrate knowledge and competences related to studied major and specialization. Question Is asked by thesis supervisor.
3. Question related to research findings. Student should present, how empirical researches were conducted, what methods was he or she using and what conclusions were made in result. Student should also if given theses or hypothesis were verified upon conducted researches. Question should verify student’s social competences. Question is asked by thesis reviewer.


During master exam student has possibility to present his or her findings using a computer presentation. It has to be agreed with master thesis supervisor.

There is possibility for students representative to take part in master exam. Such representative can be appointed by Student’s Council or examined student proposal. Defending of diploma thesis can be also conducted in presence of larger number of students. Participation should be reported in Executive MBA office at least 2 weeks before exam because of necessary classroom change for a bigger one.


APD instruction
attachement 1
attachement 2
Title page in English
attachement 3
Title page in Polish
attachement 4
Clearance slip
attachement 5
Form of graduate’s fate examination
attachement 6
Alumni Association questionnaire
attachement 7
An application for permission to not disclose the master’s thesis
attachement 7