Complementary guidelines for content in the introductory section for article-based theses submitted to the Department of Political Science
The introductory section should have a length of between 10,000 and 15,000 words.
An article-based thesis must (in addition to the introductory section) consist of at least three single-authored articles or two single-authored articles and two or more co-authored articles.
Please also see the faculty’s Guidelines for article-based theses, especially paragraph 4 on the Vancouver rules.
At the public defence, the candidate must be able to defend all parts of the thesis.