dissertation example

dissertation example

Please read about the annotations (PDF) to help you make the most of the two examples.
These dissertations achieved a mark of 80 or higher:

Source: Trevor Day (2018), Success in Academic Writing, 2nd ed. Palgrave, p.108
• Applied, e.g. applying economic, social or environmental theory to a practical situation, such as sustainability in building design

Before you begin the final stages of writing your dissertation or thesis, you may want to see some examples of completed works. Information on where to locate dissertations and theses from your school at Rutgers is below. Additional information about Rutgers dissertations can be found on the separate Research Guide for Rutgers Dissertations and Theses. A more general Guide for Dissertations and Theses is also available.
To use QuickSearch to look for a Rutgers dissertation or thesis:

You can find UWE Bristol dissertations and projects in a number of ways:
For example, to access BA (Hons) History dissertations, click on the BA link below, then look for History dissertations in the H-O list. You will be asked to log into Blackboard after making a selection.

Dissertation example
Bibliographic details and abstracts are available to all. Downloads of full-text dissertations are restricted to University of Portsmouth members who must login. MPhils may be accessed by all.
The University Library maintains a limited selection of undergraduate student dissertations, taught postgraduate student dissertations and MPhils in electronic form. See our policies and procedures for handling dissertations and requirements for acceptance as well as information about what is included in the selection.

  • Table of contents with hyperlinks to particular chapters
  • Page numbering (including roman numeral front matter)
  • Reference examples
  • Average word count per section
  • Chapters 1-5 guidelines
  • APA 6th Edition formatting
  • Automatic Bookmarks (clickable to section)
  • Definition of terms

The Dissertation Template is a comprehensive, 24-page outline that you can use for your dissertation. Whether your university has a template or you’ve begun the dissertation without one, this guide will be helpful to you as it includes a detailed descriptions of chapters 1-5 and subsections that help you, the doctoral student, flesh-out each chapter. The template is written to comply with most university requirements.

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References:

http://www.sussex.ac.uk/skillshub/?id=479&site=normal
http://libguides.rutgers.edu/dissertation_writing/samples
http://www1.uwe.ac.uk/library/searchforthingsa-z/dissertations.aspx
http://library.port.ac.uk/dissert/
http://www.statisticssolutions.com/dissertation-template/
http://www.niu.edu/grad/thesis/templates-examples.shtml
http://www.urca.msu.edu/abstract-samples

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