This article applies to microsoft word 2003, 2007, 2010 for windows and word 2004 and 2008 for macintosh the entire thesis is to be single and double spacing - a 2 to 1 ratio take a page of text that is double spaced and contains at least one footnote, superscript or subscript on the second line or lower. Formatting large reports – especially in the context of their thesis british standard for phd theses as a reference point experience text same size as main text, but lines may be in single line spacing fonts times new roman or trebuchet ms for the body of the thesis arial or trebuchet ms for headings line spacing. The procedure sets out regulatory standards for the format and binding of postgraduate research theses to provide clarity text should be set to ensure an even spacing between words for any particular line submitted in satisfaction (or in part satisfaction) of the requirements for the degree of phd (or. Harvard gsas phd thesis latex template the new `form of the doctoral thesis' handbook is available online here it has correct margin spacing, handles single- and double-sided, has my updated abstract format (including correct headering of multi-page abstracts), correct page numbering (roman in frontmatter,. Instructions on submission, format and binding of theses submitted for the degrees of mphil and phd theses have to be robust enough to double or one -and-a-half spacing should be used in typescripts, except for indented quotations or footnotes where single spacing may be used 5 pagination all pages must be. All theses, dissertations, and major papers as well as creative writing projects must contain an abstract, which should not exceed 2 pages double-spaced (for doctoral dissertations), and 1 page double-spaced (for master's theses, major research papers, and creative writing projects) dedication assigned a page number. Guide to formatting the doctoral dissertation summary of physical requirements: typing all text (including the abstract) must be double spaced on one side of the page individual footnotes, bibliographic references and long quotations may be single spaced, but double spacing must be used between successive entries.
Hi, i am a newbie here, i wanted to change after space in paragraphs and lines, for example the distance between each paragraph should be 24pt and the spacing between lines must be double line spacing can anyone help me please appreciate it arminj. General regulations for formatting academic disciplines differ with respect to rules for formatting doctoral dissertations and master's theses spacing 12 double-space the text of your dissertation or thesis, as well as the abstract, preface and any appendices indent the first line of each paragraph. Page size the whole thesis must be on an 85 x 11 page size, and must be in a single, page-wide column do not use two or more columns in your thesis paragraphs the text of the thesis must be in paragraph form the first line of each paragraph must be indented, or there must be a larger space between paragraphs.
Paper format: use the standard a4 format and set the same margins all around ( eg 25 cm, top/bottom, right/left) size & line spacing: the text should be in 12 point character and 15 spaced lines footnotes should be in 10 point character and single spaced lines text and footnotes should be justified. Your thesis should be presented: on single-sided a4 paper normally with a 12 point font 15 line spacing with a margin of at least 35 cm on the left side of the page for both text and diagrams to allow for binding with other margins of at least 25 cm explanatory footnotes should stand at the foot of the relevant pages and.
Some reliable style guides are ka turabian's a manual for writers of term papers, theses and dissertations (university of chicago press) and the mla handbook for writers of research papers, theses, and dissertations (modern language association) special instructions for dma students students in the doctor of. 14 spacing 15 figure captions 16 references 17 singular and plural forms 171 irregular plurals 172 countable objects where the plural and singular are identical 173 uncountable objects 18 how to annoy the hell out of a phd examiner 19 why all the above rules are important for your phd thesis. On the one hand, 15 looks quite good, but on the other, double allows enough space for examiners to write comments i know some also, my sup said that the glued spine binding is really annoying when you're trying to read a thesis as it keeps springing open and can't lay flat on the table that's why i.
Take some time to familiarise yourself with these rules before you get too far into your writing you might also want to look at some recent theses from your department to see how they are presented if you have any questions regarding these rules, you should seek advice from your supervisory team or the doctoral college.
Format for the preparation of the phd dissertation and guidelines for the submission of the thesis for details double-spacing should be used in the abstract and text of the thesis single spacing should be used in long tables, block quotations separated from the text, footnotes, and bibliographical entries. Master's thesis in text processing large documents in microsoft word it also serves as a visual example of what your printed thesis may look like the abstract is a brief summary of your thesis, and should not be more than a page in an academic figure 45 unwanted space between footnote separator and footnotes.
On this page formatting requirements parts of a thesis file format, file size, and page size font line spacing margins pagination citation style cumulative theses language personal information blank pages. And so on the margin is the white space around the sides, top and bottom of a page by default, word sets this to 25 cm (or 1 inch) for each margin you will change this to 2 cm margins all around setting custom margins for electronic submission setting the page layout to enable double-sided printing of thesis documents. Spacing and indentation space and indent your thesis or dissertation following these guidelines: spacing and indentation the text must appear in a single column on each page and be double-spaced throughout the document do not arrange chapter text in multiple columns new paragraphs must be indicated by a. Theses (bachelor-, master- thesis as well as doctoral dissertations) are not publications of the universität freiburg therefore, neither the logo of the formatting acknowledgements alignment identing font style font size language spacing table of contents title page university and faculties logo/ brand guidelines.