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Submission of Thesis/Dissertation

Thesis and dissertation template

Please read the guidelines for thesis and dissertation submission before you start working on it. Use the below word template for thesis / dissertation submission. This template will help you write your doctoral thesis and master’s dissertation in the format required by the university. It complies with the requirements specified in the submission guidelines for title pages, preliminary pages, heading styles, pagination, section breaks, margins, font size, and style.

Any submission that is not in the standard format will be rejected.


Order of pages

Order of pages and numbering

Preliminary pages (Should not be numbered)

  • Title page 

  • Declaration form 

  • Copyright and information to users 

  • Abstract (in English and in Arabic – for thesis & dissertations)

  • Dedication (optional)

  • Acknowledgements

Content listings (Should have roman pagination i.ii.iii.iv. etc. beginning with the table of contents)

  • Table of contents

  • List of illustrations

  • List of tables

  • List of definitions and/or abbreviations

Text (Regular page numbers 1, 2, 3... starts from here till appendices)

  • Introduction, chapters and conclusion

  • Times new roman - 12-point typeface is the recommended standard for general use.

End pages

  • List of references/bibliography 

  • Appendices