To ensure that ubc theses and dissertations are consistent, professional, and of the highest quality following the specifications from the start will make your final submission easy note: if you would like an exception to any of these specifications, please contact grad theses ([email protected]) well in. Thesis basics · ethical issues · structure of ubc theses and dissertations · formatting requirements · order of components · title page · preliminary pages · table of contents · fonts · headings and subheadings · page layout, margins and numbering · tables, figures and illustrations · end pages · supplementary. All theses must comply with specific formatting requirements in order to be approved and accepted by the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies, the ubc library, and library and archives canada warning: do not copy the specifications and/or formatting of theses written by other students in your program. Most graduate students at ubc will devote considerable amounts of time and energy toward designing, developing, and presenting a graduate thesis or dissertation the tips in provide a table of abbreviations used throughout the thesis so that the reader can quickly interpret an abbreviation they have forgotten do not. Body of thesis: must be numbered in arabic numerals (1, 2, 3, etc) the first page of the text is 1 subsequent pages are numbered continuously throughout, including pages with tables and figures, bibliographies, appendices, and index.
Fonts font choice: must be appropriate for an academic paper must use the same font primarily throughout the thesis (dedication page excepted) size: equivalent to 10 to 12 point font in times new roman or arial for main text at least 2mm high in tables and figures colour: must be black throughout, except for web links. Preliminary pages must appear in this order: abstract the abstract: is a concise and accurate summary of the thesis should state the problem, the methods of investigation, and the general conclusions must not contain tables, graphs or illustrations must not exceed 350 words should contain keywords that will facilitate. A updated copy of the handbook of supervision & examination and/or the scheduling process charts, hard copies are available at our office in eme 2121 if you have questions, regarding scheduling a master's examination, please contact [email protected] and we will send you a q&a of commonly asked questions. Tables, figures and illustrations should be identified with the word table, figure, or other appropriate descriptor, and include a title and/or caption you must use a consistent format for titles and captions of tables, figures and illustrations throughout the thesis.
These resources are designed to help you check the presentation and formatting of your thesis please review the resources early in the writing of your thesis, and to use them to check your thesis before sending it to the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies important: it is your responsibility to proofread your thesis. Presentation: formatting must be consistent throughout the thesis, including units of measure, abbreviations, and the numbering scheme for tables, figures, footnotes, and citations the thesis must contain a single bibliography, typically after the main body of the text but before any appendices these requirements may.
Ubc graduate and postdoctoral studies resources: thesis formatting assistance • your supervisor • g+ps website • structure of your thesis • tables, figures, illustrations • margins and pagination • headings and subheadings • samples and checklists for the title page, table of contents, preliminary. Thesis or a doctoral dissertation is referred as 'thesis' throughout this document and the fgs website you do not need to use the same fonts the idea of this guide was drawn on ubc's thesis review many thanks for ubc's brilliant work contain any graphs, tables, or illustrations the front matters (prefatory) are to be.
Notation and formatting must be consistent throughout the thesis, including units of measure, abbreviations, and the numbering scheme for tables, figures, footnotes, and citations one or more chapters may consist of material published ( or submitted for publication) elsewhere, or other artifacts (eg, film, application- oriented. Step 1: go to references - insert table of figures insert figure 2007jpg step 2: for the caption label, choose table if creating a list of table, select figure if creating a list of figure set figure 2003jpg step 3: this is what you should see no figure 2007jpg step 4: select your. You should seek permission if your thesis contains any of the following: images of any form that have been obtained from copyrighted sources this includes any tables, figures, maps, graphs, photographs, screenshots, drawings, logos, video screen captures, etc that have been obtained from websites, newspapers,. Consistent capitalization consistent, sequential numbering of sections consistent abbreviations and units of measure consistent line spacing and table formatting typographical errors grammatical errors proofreading is primarily your responsibility, but supervisors and examiners should not sign off on theses until they are.
Bibliography/references/works cited there must be only one bibliography in a thesis must start at the top of a page must be listed in the table of contents must not have a chapter number, as it is not a chapter note: if you have web links in your bibliography they must be functional, and you must include the date on which. This form is only for mfa creative writing students or mfa students whose thesis contains a film the ubc thesis license agreement grants ubc certain rights to distribute the thesis through the library the form is completed when students choose not to upload their thesis to circle optional forms.