Supervision


Each student is placed under two supervisors: a main supervisor and a co-supervisor, provided that one of them, at least, must be an academic staff member in the University of Gezira.

Duties of the supervisors

The duties of the main supervisor are to ensure that:

  • The approved research plan, is carried out property.
  • The standard steps are followed in the research.
  • The results and their discussions are presented properly.
  • The student has made the corrections required by the examination committee.

The duties of the co-supervisor are to ensure that:

  • Field research plan is carried out property.
  • The statistical procedures and data analyses are correct.
  • The documentation of references in the text of the dissertation or thesis and in the bibliography.
  • The presentation and typesetting of the dissertation or thesis follows the University of Gezira format.

The joint duties of the supervisors include the following:

  • To make the appropriate modifications on the approved research plan during its implementation and to submit periodic reports on the progress of performance according to the regulations.
  • To ensure the proper documentation of the theoretical part of the research.
  • To ensure the correctness of writing, presentation of the research abstract and recommendations.
  • To proofread the dissertation or thesis.
  • To make final review of the dissertation or thesis.
  • To give testimony that the dissertation or thesis is ready to be presented before the examination committee.

The supervisors are nominated by the Department / Center Board and are recommended by the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty / Institute then by the Graduate Studies Committee of the University. The final approval of the nomination is done by the University Senate.

It is provided that the supervisor must have at least any one of the following academic qualifications:
A doctorate degree - A master degree and an assistant professorship
It is by the no means permissible that ay academic staff member registered in any one of the graduate studies programs, supervises, examines or teaches the master students except after the justified recommendation of the Department / Center and the consent of the Graduate Studies Committee of the University and the University Senate.
Changing supervisors is allowed after the recommendation of the Department / Center Board and the Graduate Studies Committee of the Faculty / Institute, and the consent of the Graduate Studies Committee of the University and the University Senate.
The supervisors must submit periodic (every six months) reports to the Deanship of Graduate Studies and Scientific Research on the progress of study of the student under their supervision through the concerned channels in the University.

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