Guidelines of UCAS Opening Speech

  • 王艺唯
  • 2019-03-12
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The purpose of Opening Speech is for students to show the research plan based on previous study and acquire suggestions from experts of the research field.

For PhD students, Opening Speech shall be completed within the second semester after UCAS enrollment. For master students, Opening Speech shall be completed within the third semester after UCAS enrollment.

 

Procedure: OS includes Presentation, Q&A and Grading sessions. The student should send presentation slides to all panel members in advance. The presentation may explain the thesis proposal outline of the OS form.

  • PhD.’ OS takes at least 25 minutes in total. The presentation shall be within 15 minutes.
  • Mater’s OS takes at least 15 minutes in total. The presentation shall be within 10 minutes.

Documents: All documents shall be filled out and signed accordingly within a week after OS and are sent to sdcthesis@ucas.ac.cn. At the same time, the student needs to fill out the UCAS online system and contact the Chinese supervisor to comment in the system.

  • PhD. Students shall fill out three documents: UCAS Study Plan, Opening Speech Proposal and Registration Form for Opening Speech.
  • Mater Students shall fill out Registration Form for Opening Speech.

All documents and an online system guideline can be found in “UCAS Forms for Danish Master Students” and “UCAS Forms for Danish PhD Students” on this website.

Panel member:

  • For Danish Ph.D.’s OS, there should be three to five experts to be assessment panel members, who shall be professors or experts with equivalently professional and technical titles. Besides Chinese and Danish supervisors, at least one more panel member should be invited by the Chinese supervisor.
  • For Danish Master’s OS, there should be three to five experts to be assessment panel members, who shall be associate professors, professors or experts with equivalently professional and technical titles. Besides Chinese and Danish supervisors, at least one more panel member should be invited by the Chinese supervisor, or the whole OS process is arranged by Chinese or/and Danish HEPs for some programs.