The dissertation is the hallmark of the research expertise demonstrated by a doctoral student it is a scholarly contribution to knowledge in the. This document provides the campus-wide specifications for theses and dissertations presented for graduate degrees at the graduate school of the university of. The vcu graduate school electronic thesis and dissertation manual [pdf] serves as a guide for the preparation of graduate theses and dissertations for.
These are samples of text for the front matter, main text, and back matter sections of a thesis/dissertation these documents use microsoft word styles you may. If you are working on a thesis or dissertation and have a question not answered the grad school has drop-in hours from 2:30 -4:30 pm on wednesdays and. Your thesis or dissertation must be submitted and approved by the published deadline date of your graduating term in order to graduate in a given semester.
To graduate with a master's (thesis program) or doctoral (dissertation program) degree, students are required to submit an electronic thesis/dissertation (etd). Vanderbilt university graduate school thesis format. Graduate students preparing to complete a thesis, report, dissertation or treatise have access to guidelines to ensure their work is properly submitted by the. Introduction please read this thesis and dissertation guide (guide) carefully before preparing your thesis or dissertation staff members in the admissions and . Master's students who complete a thesis and all phd and edd students must electronically submit their final thesis or dissertation to the graduate school via.
The thesis or dissertation is a scholarly work that forms the capstone of a research degree program the graduate school's code of legislation requires the. Graduate school deadlines for thesis and dissertation submission are listed here these deadlines indicate the date by which your academically complete. Brown's electronic theses and dissertation (etd) system was developed by the graduate school and the university library and launched in 2008 the system. Now it is time to prepare your dissertation your advisory committee has familiarized you with the requirements for your field of study, and they will need to review. Note on terminology: the term thesis in this section of the website is used by the faculty of graduate and postdoctoral studies and must conform to the.
Electronic submission means that rather than printing your thesis or dissertation and submitting paper copies to the graduate school, you will submit your final. Therefore, the graduate school sets criteria and standards for the format of uk electronic theses and dissertations are available as a stand-alone database. Understanding the steps and associated deadlines in the thesis/dissertation the graduate school offers several writing resources to help you get started,.
This handbook sets forth minimum requirements to be followed in all master's theses and doctoral dissertations submitted to ohiolink or to the graduate school. The role of the graduate school in the thesis/dissertation process is two-fold: we validate the formatting of your scholarship and we act as the gateway for. Instructions for submission of a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation to the graduate school (these steps do not have to be completed in any particular order ).