Word limits for theses in the faculty of social and behavioural sciences, a thesis for the: degree of doctor of philosophy shall not exceed 90,000 words research masters degree shall not exceed 50,000 words these word limits apply to the main thesis text only and exclude footnotes, bibliography, tables and appendices. Hi it is recommended that you follow the graduate research school guidelines on presentation of your thesis '31 word length differences in disciplines and the type of thesis will influence the appropriate word limit for a thesis the following word limits exemplify a typical range: a phd: 80,000–100,000. Write your thesis as concisely as possible and comply with the maximum (and in some cases minimum) word count ensure the format of your title page follows the requirements outlined in 'the schedule' [pdf 72kb] ensure you have added your physical signature to the statement of authorship page within your thesis state. Expected to have an honours degree in an appropriate subject awarded by a british university and, for 62 students are required to state the total word count of written coursework submissions the word count will examination answers, essays, project reports, dissertations or theses) any material derived from work.
Dissertations a dissertation may form part of the ba(hons), taught masters degrees and some diplomas 15,000 words word limits may vary between disciplinary areas – consult your graduate adviser the period of suspension will not count towards the time limits for degree or diploma completion see your supervisor. On submission of the dissertation you must include a statement of length confirming that it does not exceed the word limit for your degree committee these limits and requirements are strictly observed by the board of graduate studies and the degree committees and, unless approval to exceed the prescribed limit has. Although theses may differ in structure, methods and format between disciplines and subjects, your thesis should include detailed consideration of relevant literature and methodologies results should be critically analysed with regard to previous research and coherent conclusions made which relate to the objectives of the. Word count: if you are writing a dissertation by research, 12,000 to 15,000 words (not including appendices the dissertation should contain an abstract of up to 350 words a good abstract is difficult to write the university has a policy which covers all honours students and all masters students in relation to a reference.
11 the normal minimum entrance requirement for registration for the mphil degree or the phd degree is: (a) a second class honours degree (normally at least an upper second class honours) or a taught master's [note: the bibliography is excluded from the word count footnotes are included within the word count. Word count needs to be 20,000 i don't actually remember writing mine but i did spend much longer on it than i did my undergrad dissertation (which was probably written up within the space of 10 hey, i am currently doing ba hons graphic communications, but willing to do a ma probably in visual research but i am not. 2) a dissertation equivalent to the points-value of three further papers, which will involve independent research an engl 490 dissertation is required as part of the 400-level honours and postgraduate diploma course solely for the information of the marker are not included in the word count students and supervisors. Placing the literature review in the dissertation/thesis structuring the literature review word dissertation, up to 20 major pieces of work for 12-15,000 words, and so on but use your judgement 4 where is the counter-argument, and has the author dealt with this adequately what is the author not saying, what.
An honours degree in history is composed of two separate components: coursework and a 15,000-word thesis history honours in 2016 consists of specialist coursework in first semester and a research thesis in the second you and your thesis supervisor are also required to sign a word count declaration the form will. In the australian context, the word 'thesis' is used to refer to the document that a student creates to earn a degree at the honours, masters, or doctoral level (in other countries, such as for phd students, the word limit of a thesis is 1,00,000 words most students write approximately 80,000 words in australia, a phd thesis. The guide has been prepared to assist honours year students in geography in the writing of from the word count is available on the nus geography ht website 3,000 words 15 marks please indicate the total number of words on the last page of your thesis there are prerequisites for those wishing to pursue an.
Writing abstracts for honours theses thesis structure it is a stand-alone text, approximately 200-300 words, that provides a snapshot of your whole thesis as there are quite tight word limits for abstracts, it is important to make sure that every word counts, and that there is no unnecessary information. The dissertation is a compulsory element of the b european studies (hons) ( starting october 2003) and of the ma european studies course 10 general guidelines applicable to both ba and ma dissertations the proposed research topic must be within the areas of study covered by the course and must be relevant to.
I was curious as any thesis i have read or heard about seems to be 15000 - 20000 words would this be the standard amount also roughly how many referen. All single honours students in english language and/or linguistics (as well as some students on combined honours degrees), write a 40-credit dissertation of 7,000 - 10,000 words within english language and linguistics not included in the word count are the references section at the end, and any. If your thesis exceeds the word limit specified in your degree your principal supervisor must contact the examiners to confirm they are willing to read it if the examiners agree your supervisor will write a letter explaining why the thesis has exceeded the word limit and confirming the examiners. A 24-point honours thesis will be 15,000-18,000 words in length (excluding bibliography, glossaries, prefaces and appendices, but including footnotes or it should be delivered during office hours, in the relevant number of copies, to the arts student services counter (level 2 south in the menzies building, clayton.
The word count will be applied by programme teams 37 the nature, length and timing of the postgraduate dissertation (for full-time and, where relevant, part-time students) and the topic will be subject to approval at programme level 4 the purpose of the dissertation/honours project 41 the dissertation/honours project. When you submit, you will be asked to certify that the thesis falls within the word limit in exceptional circumstances, the dean of graduate research may grant permission for you to submit a longer thesis permission should be sought well in advance of submission note, however, that a phd thesis should be concise. Will approach the text seeking information, explanation and insight into your art- thinking and art-making, independently of any first-hand acquaintance with you or your work word count the honours year requirements call for a research paper of 5,000 – 7,000 words or a dissertation of 15,000 words. Honours leaving it late will not help your ideas and puts unnecessary pressure on both you and your tutors think about what sort of history you have most enjoyed and wish to pursue although 10-12,000 words sounds like a lot, in dissertation counts for the same number of credits as an honours option so you.