The dissertation should be a minimum of 12,000 words (excluding any appendices) and should comprise the following elements.
This is a summary of the aim and content of your dissertation. The abstract must contain a brief outline of your main conclusions and, if appropriate, key recommendations. The abstract should be between 250 and 300 words.
In this section you may wish to express your thanks for any help or assistance received during the production of your dissertation.
Table of Contents
List in numerical order the headings of the chapters and sub-headings of the main body of the dissertation, with the numbers of the pages on which these chapters and sections begin. Also list all appendices providing details of reference number/letter, title and page number.
List of Figures and Tables
List separately, after the table of contents, any tables, figures, diagrams or other items used in the main body of the text. List in numerical order and give the title and page number upon which they appear.
n this section you will set out the general background to your research, providing a rational for its significance and include your research aim and objectives.