An example Time-Line for an M.Sc. whose duration is 21 months, about the mean at in Neuroscience UWO .

STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3

List the fixed deadlines

    Year 1    
Month   Thesis deadlines Meeting deadlines Other deadlines
3 Nov 1st Adv Com Meeting    
9 May   Abstract deadline  
    Year 2    
14 Oct     Start thinking of your next position
Apply for scholarship
15 Nov   Go to Meeting #1  
20 April Final Adv. Com. meeting to approve thesis    
21 May Defend thesis    
  June Thesis deadline    

Copyright 1995
Tutis Vilis
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology
University of Western Ontario
London Ontario Canada

Created 28 Sept 1995
Last updated 10 January 2007
Comments welcome: tutis.vilis@schulich.uwo.ca