Every chapter has a number of sections that are useful, and often have to be included to some extent, but (a) can eat into your word count and (b) won't give you lots of extra marks by themselves obvious examples include the chapter summaries section within the introduction chapter, as well as necessary components. Placing the literature review in the dissertation/thesis word dissertation, up to 20 major pieces of work for 12-15,000 words, and so on introduction 7 structuring the literature review try to build the literature review around your key topic or thesis: be relentless – show how each piece of literature contributes to. 4 6 using primary and secondary sources 4 primary sources 4 finding primary sources 5 finding secondary sources 5 7 writing up 5 introduction 6 main body of dissertation 6 conclusion 6 appendices 7 8 presentation 7 references 7 bibliography 7 9 rules and regulations 8 word limit. Policy on word count purpose of word count limit the purpose of a word limit is to give all students, across the university, a clear indication of the maximum length of a piece of assessed written work, the amount of work expected and therefore how much detail they should go into and how they should allocate time to one. Answers to frequently asked questions about philosophy undergraduate dissertations in excessive cases ( 10%) the marker need only consider work up to the designated word count, and discount any excessive word length beyond that to ensure equity across the cohort 6 what should i do in my introduction.
Introduction sometimes writing is seen as an activity that happens after everything else: “the research is going well, so the writing should be straightforward - i can leave it until later” “i know i'm not good at you need to check whether or not the appendices count within the word limit for your dissertation items that can. A dissertation is an extended piece of writing requiring more thorough research and wider reading than typical essays or reports introduction (800 to 1,000 words) literature review (1,200 to 2,000 words) methodology (1,500 to 2,000 words) research (800 to 1,000 words) data analysis (2,000 to 2,200 words). How to writing a dissertation theresearch is thematic structure introduction as above literature provides an overview review issue a is anglia business school (cambridge, uk) requires its students to produce a dissertation of maximum 8,000 words, which should demonstrate: • evidence of.
Introduction to thesis formatting guidelines the attached guidelines be part of the material provided to students attending the 'using word to prepare your thesis' courses • be provided as “i declare that, except where explicit reference is made to the contribution of others, that this dissertation is the result of my own. Use this worksheet to consider how you will build your dissertation – which sections you will include, the main function of each of your sections, and introduction approximate word count: literature/theory part approximate word count: research project / (case) study / methods approximate word count. I was advised by my dissertation tutor to structure mine in the following order 1) contents page 2) introduction 3) literature review 4)methodology 5)findings 6)discussion/conclusion 7) references i included many different sub headings within the chapters it's difficult to advise as all dissertation's are.
This is the chapters of dissertation breakdown i want you to consider: chapters of dissertation breakdown pyramid a simple 5-chapter dissertation structure the chapters are listed in the pyramid in order of sequence do not think the size of a chunk is connected to the chapter's word count percentage. 1 preliminaries title page abstract acknowledgments contents page 2 main text, 1 introduction 2 research question/statement of problem 3/4 literature review 5 methodology 6/7 results 8 discussion/implications 9 conclusion 3 end matter, bibliography/references appendices. Introduction the dissertation is the final stage of the masters degree and provides you with the opportunity to show that you have gained the necessary skills and knowledge in order it must have chapters that provide an introduction , a literature word count: if you are writing a dissertation by research, 12,000 to 15,000.
How many words should the dissertation be how many words should each chapter be the dissertation overall is 10,000 words the word count limit will be strictly enforced all words from the introduction to the conclusion are included in this count while a range of 10% above or below the word limit is acceptable, if the. Most universities have a maximum word count aim for your thesis to be at least 2/3 of this total (it's likely you will write more than this, but this gives you some wriggle room) make a document with chapter headings and word counts next to them include an introduction of 2000 – 3000 words followed by up.