thesis structure

thesis structure

Thesis structure
Learn more about each section in the following.
Writing a thesis requires that you follow certain academic conventions.
There is no clear definition of exactly what constitutes a thesis and how the elements are structured. Different fields follow different conventions and traditions as do individual supervisors. However, there is a certain agreement that a thesis contains distinct sections, each serving separate functions. The most common sections and their sequence are outlined below:

Look at the table showing the main stages of a thesis. Each stage has a function. Note that this is a generalized structure and your thesis may combine some stages e.g. Results and Discussion. It also contains suggested proportions for each stage.

  • Typical thesis/project stages
  • Explanation of the role of the stages
  • The typical structure
  • The thesis stages and the flow of argument

Refences:

http://iwrite.sydney.edu.au/ENGINEERING/Thesis/Thesis-Project-report–Overall-structure.html
http://library.leeds.ac.uk/dissertation-examples