Typical phd thesis layout note: should have an odd number of chapters, between 5 and 9 abstract: 1 introduction: set the scene and problem statement introduce structure of thesis, state contributions (3-5) 2 background: demonstrate wider appreciation (context) provide motivation the problem statement and the. The following order is required for components of your thesis or dissertation: title page copyright page abstract dedication, acknowledgements, and preface ( each optional) table of contents, with page numbers list of tables, list of figures, or list of illustrations, with titles and page numbers (if applicable) list of. The layout of the dissertation or thesis before starting your dissertation or thesis you should start by setting out each chapter, section and sub-sections the outline of the report should clearly reflect the logical details of the book the logical structuring of chapters, sections and sub-sections help to introduce the. The thesis is not to exceed 80,000 words for the phd and 60,000 words for the mlitt degree to include: footnotes, table of contents and list of illustrations, but excluding acknowledgements and the bibliography appendices (of no determined word length) may be permitted subject to the approval of the candidate's. [ sample: title page ] a dissertation entitled a game-theoretic approach to a general equilibrium model with asymmetric price information and no goods by elmer j fudd submitted to the graduate faculty as partial fulfillment of the requirements for the doctor of philosophy degree in economics roy hinkley, ph d,.
Anne elizabeth garvie dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of doctor of philosophy in food science and human nutrition in the graduate college of the university of illinois at urbana- champaign sample table of contents (short) table of contents preface. Body of manuscript departments will determine acceptable standards for organizing master's theses into chapters, sections, or parts if a thesis has headings, it is divided, and a table of contents must be included the phd dissertation must be divided into chapters the use of parts, in addition to chapters, is acceptable. What to include: the abstract the lay abstract the table of contents all other preliminary pages the main divisions and subdivisions of the thesis. About 1/3 down this page this heading page and its page number should appear in the table of contents blocked quotes: use blocked quotes for for formatting pretext pages for phd students, change “thesis” to “dissertation” electronic submission: submit one pdf copy of your thesis/dissertation.
Clinicalpsychologystudentcom: this video is part of our video series on technology it demonstrates how to format your table of contents these basics can help you to put your final dissertation or thesis document into proper apa format (or a proprietary format that your school requires) visit our website. A thesis or dissertation [add proposal if appropriate] presented to the college of graduate and professional studies committee member: mickey mouse, ph d assistant professor of educational psychology indiana state text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text text table of contents.
This is the time of year when our masters students are starting to think about how they're going to write their theses it can be a daunting concept having essentially learnt what 'not to do' when writing my own ma thesis, i decided early on in my phd to write and actively work with a table of contents. February 2008 table of contents 1 about the thesis class 1 2 downloading the thesis class 2 3 using the template files 2 31 short thesis are required to submit a separate file containing just the abstract title page and the abstract you can prepare this file using one of templates: abstitle-mastex abstitle -phdtex. The phd thesis registration process 1 formatting your thesis 3 the order of thesis contents 4 plan ahead for a smooth defense 8 preparing for dissertation submission to proquest®/umi 8 examples format of title page 9 table of contents 10 biographical sketch 12 contributors and funding sources 13.
Do not type a section heading at the top of the second or subsequent pages of the table of contents the word continued should appear at the bottom of the previous page if possible, begin the second page with a chapter title or a level one heading (rather than a lower level heading) or with bibliography. A research students registered for the degree of phd, md, or mphil and whose thesis is based on qualitative or case study research, where the length of the thesis – including footnotes and any appendices, but excluding the table of contents, tabulated data, diagrams, and the bibliography – must not exceed the following.