The following two examples have been annotated with academic comments. This is to help you understand why they achieved a good 2:1 mark but also, more importantly, how the marks could have been improved.
Please read about the annotations (PDF) to help you make the most of the two examples.
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:
The Dissertation Template includes:
- 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
CHECKLIST FOR TABLE OF CONTENTS
To save yourself some time in making your Table of Contents, be sure that you use font styles.