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Submission of Thesis/Dissertation

Thesis and dissertation templates

Please use the below word templates for thesis / dissertation submission. These templates 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.

It is highly recommended that you read through all notes before altering the template. 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)

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