|Thesis Writing Guide|
The general format of thesis mainly includes the following stages.
Signature page includes the approval signatures of the supervising committee members.
Copyright section, protection automatically exists from the time the work is created in fixed form. And immediately becomes the property of the author who created it.
If your thesis or dissertation has a main title and a subtitle, then put the main title on a single line. And followed by a colon, and arrange the subtitle in reversed pyramid form below the main title.
In the acknowledgement section, the student thanks mentors and colleagues who supported to complete the research. Remember that acknowledgements should not exceed one page.
Preface (if necessary)
If you use previously published material in your thesis, you must include a preface section.
An abstract briefly summarizes the contents of the thesis.
An epigraph is a brief, pertinent quotation.
Table of Contents
This will reflect the outline and organization of the manuscript. It should include the Abstract, List of Tables (if any), and List of Figures, chapter titles of the text, Appendices, Bibliography or References, and Vita.
Appendices show the materials which are tangential but relevant to the main text of the thesis or dissertation.
Bibliography (or References)
Reference materials should be listed according to the alphabetical order of the authors’ names.