The aim of this page is provide advice and support for thesis-writing.
Universities and disciplines usually have their own specific guidelines about the process and requirements for a thesis. Example guides include:
The purpose of a thesis is generally to make an original contribution to academic knowledge and often also to award the author of the thesis with an official 'degree' (or part of a 'degree') where the thesis is undertaking as a learning exercise.
Some typical sections of a social science thesis are described below.
- Table of contents
- Table of tables
- Table of figures