Paginate your thesis or dissertation following these guidelines:
If your academic program has approved inclusion of such materials, please note that these materials must match the formatting guidelines set forth in this Guide regardless of how the material was formatted for publication.
Your reference pages must be prepared following these guidelines:
Victoria does not offer a “PhD by Publication”, but it is possible to include published work in your PhD thesis, subject to certain conditions. Please read the following guidelines.
Usually the second and third readers will review the finished manuscript only once, whereas the Director may read the manuscript twice (or more). Many MFAs have chosen literature faculty members as their third or sometimes second readers. You might even ask a writer or professor from another school who you know and/or has an interest in your work to serve on your committee. Note however that the University guidelines require a majority of the committee (ie, two people) to be SJSU faculty.
All MA theses should follow these specific guidelines set by the Department of Cognitive Science. A defendable thesis must accomplish the following:These guidelines pertain to the MFA written thesis required of all Dance graduate students, with adjustments in length and focus depending on the type of research you are conducting.The school of graduate studies specifies the requirements for the final electronic version of the thesis . Earlier versions of the thesis should follow these guidelines as well to avoid having to reformat.Register for MCB 4997W, Honors Research Thesis, the semester you plan to complete your thesis (usually your final semester). Your thesis may reflect your laboratory research. Alternatively, with the consent of your thesis advisor and your honors advisor, your thesis may be based on literature research. In the first case your thesis should take the form of a masters thesis or a scientific journal research paper. In the latter case it should take the form of a review article. Your thesis must be a minimum of 15 pages, double spaced, exclusive of tables, figures and references. Detailed guidelines are given below. These guidelines may also be used for undergraduates writing a senior thesis outside of the Honors Program.All thesis defenses are public and must be arranged according to the guidelines set out in the and in compliance with the and set by the School of Graduate Studies. Cogling MA thesis defenses typically run one hour.To help you with the formatting of your thesis, students are strongly encouraged to use the . Everything in red must be filled in by you. This template provides the format for the basic thesis pages; some disciplines may use additional sections. See the Thesis Guidelines for detailed instructions.The Graduate School now only accepts theses and dissertations submitted electronically. Students preparing graduate theses should carefully review the Thesis Guidelines and prepare your document according to the specific instructions.This page assists graduate students in successfully creating and depositing their dissertation or thesis. While these guidelines provide a detailed description of thesis and dissertation formatting, they also serve as a general discussion of how to construct the document and how to prevent common formatting mistakes. All guidelines are approved by the Graduate Council and can be modified at any time however the Graduate School will ensure the changes are clearly communicated to the faculty and students. Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines are established and approved by the Graduate College in conjunction with the University Graduate Council (UGC). to view Thesis and Dissertation Deadlines. Submission requirements are included in the guidelines. The checklist is a required document to be submitted with your final manuscript package.Often style guidelines do not exhaustively address all of the format considerations faced by an author. If this occurs, the student must arbitrarily choose a format (perhaps consulting a different style guideline) then consistently follow that choice for the rest of the document. For example, what do the chosen style guidelines say in regard to placement of page numbers on landscaped pages? If the chosen guidelines are silent, then one does not know what is correct. In this case the student must arbitrarily decide where to place the page number and then place all subsequent page numbers of landscapes pages consistently in the same location.