Submission checklist

Checklist 1st submission Resubmission Minor amendments
Prior to the submission of your thesis, ensure that your faculty has approved the inclusion of any non-standard materials Yes Yes Yes
Your supervisor should nominate examiners examiners, who are available to examine your thesis within ten weeks, well in advance of your submission Yes
Check the guidelines in the Code of Practice to ensure your thesis is within the recommended word limit for your faculty Yes Yes Yes
An electronic copy of the thesis is submitted to Turnitin and a receipt obtained Yes Yes
Third-party copyright clearance obtained and acknowledged, where relevant Yes Yes Yes

Ensure you have an abstract, or summary, not exceeding 300 words

Yes Yes Yes

Title page should show:

  • Full title of thesis
  • Author's name in full
  • Degree for which the thesis is submitted, e.g. PhD
  • Academic department
  • Date (month and year)
Yes Yes Yes

Outside cover should show:

  • University name and logo
  • Author's initial and surname
  • Full title of thesis
  • Degree for which the thesis is submitted, e.g. PhD
  • Year of submission
  • Volume number (if the thesis comprises more than one volume)
Yes Yes Yes
Margins at the binding edge should be no less than 20mm and other margins no less than 15mm Yes Yes Yes
Pages to be numbered consecutively, including appendices Yes Yes Yes