The thesis is not to exceed 80,000 words for the phd and 60,000 words for the msc or mlitt degree footnotes, references and text within tables are to be counted within the word-limit, but captions, appendices and bibliographies are excluded appendices should be confined to such items as catalogues, original texts,. In addition, the dissertation should include an abstract of not more than 500 words, contents page, acknowledgment of about 50 words, and the declaration of authenticity form which can be downloaded from here these are not included in the word count students may be required to make a presentation. Dissertation supervisors for students on all taught awards (both undergraduate and postgraduate) should: have the the allocation of time for supervision at undergraduate level should be stated in the module specification 8 the word count should exclude the bibliographies, appendices and footnotes. Undergraduate level and should also reach a level of scope and depth beyond that taught in class all dissertations word count: if you are writing a dissertation by research, 12,000 to 15,000 words (not including appendices and the dissertation should contain an abstract of up to 350 words a good abstract is difficult to. Word count: undergraduate: 10,000 words masters: 15,000 masters of research: 20,000 – 25,000 phd theses: 80,000 no need to worry, though that substantial word count will fill up pretty rapidly (i know from personal experience that the first draft of my supposedly 10,000 words bsc dissertation was.
As part requirement for the award of undergraduate certificate/diploma/degree and taught postgraduate degree at the university 2 3 title of project/ dissertation: word count: mark each group members' contribution and effort towards the group work out of 100 points (50 points = equal contribution 0 – 40 points = less. “a dissertation submitted to the university of bristol in accordance with the requirements of the degree of master of(title) by advanced study in( programme title) in the faculty of(faculty name)' under this text, the name of the school and the date that the dissertation was submitted should be provided the word count. Usually a dissertation is the most substantial piece of independent work in the undergraduate programme, while a thesis is usually associated with master's for example, if the introduction is worth 20%, and each of the other two submissions 40%, for a total word count of 10,000 words, the introduction should be at most.
C: word count 1 take note of any ruling about the word limit on the essay or dissertation this should be indicated clearly (and honestly) on the title page/ coversheet 2 the word length should be calculated to include all main text and footnotes, but not the title or the bibliography, or indeed the statement of word length. Then main body of dissertation (usually in about 2 to 4 'chapters' or 'sections') • bibliography • appendices (if necessary, not counted in word count and not examined) originality an undergraduate dissertation is not intended to be an entirely original piece of work in the way that a postgraduate thesis is what the. A thesis or dissertation is a document submitted in support of candidature for an academic degree or professional qualification presenting the author's research and findings in some contexts, the word thesis or a cognate is used for part of a bachelor's or master's course, while dissertation is normally applied to a.
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. Hi everyone, how are you structuring / did you structure your dissertation and have you included a literature review in it lots of dissertation guides talk about this but my supervisor hasn't said anything about a literature review - my dissertation is on mongolian history in the time of genghis khan.