Helpful resources to assist you in formatting and laying out your thesis or dissertation:
SU thesis and dissertation generic layout guidelines compiled by our Office
Digital repository of examined SU theses and dissertations
|An SU tailored guide on how to use MS Word to format your thesis or dissertation ||Official guidelines on the look and feel of SU theses and dissertations|
Other online self-help formatting resources:
Formatting your Thesis Part 1 – Headings
This screencast explains the role of headings in a postgraduate thesis and shows viewers step-by-step how to assign heading levels, and how to use these headings to create an automatic table of contents.
Formatting your Thesis Part 2 – Layouts and Breaks
This screencast explains the role of setting up a page layout template, and creating page and section breaks, in a postgraduate thesis. It then shows viewers step-by-step how to set up a template for a page layout, and how to assign page and section breaks.
Other helpful resources:
Thesis/dissertation layout: Example of the first few pages of an SU thesis (remember to look at examples relevant to you on SUNScholar)
Thesis/dissertation using publishing software LaTeX: Download here; find instructions for installing LaTeX here
levant department or faculty administrator
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