Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSNY4) students from UP are presenting their Oral Thesis Defense

On 18 February 2021, Nursing Department the Oral Thesis Defense for BSNY4 at UP, Phnom Penh. Cambodia. In most schools, the thesis represents a student’s collective understanding of his or her program and major. Thesis projects demand full attention, and many schools require that students devote an entire semester to completing the research and resulting paper. Students work with a faculty supervisors or advisers on a close basis to make sure that the research stays on schedule. Forty-four BSNY4 were doing their oral thesis defense on their topic. They divided into 9 groups with the 9 interested research topics and 5 students in each group.

Thesis project is the last activities before students they can graduate and become professional nurses. Once students submit their thesis papers to the thesis committee, they will be assigned a date to defend their work. The thesis defense is designed so that faculty members can ask questions and make sure that students actually understand their field and focus area. Defending a thesis largely serves as a formality because the paper will already have been evaluated. During a defense, students were asked questions by members of the thesis committee and chair. Questions are usually open-ended and require that the student think critically about his or her work. A defense took only 20 minutes.