Your particular school or college may have more specific requirements. Check with your supervisor if this is applies to you.
Some of the sections pertaining to layout and formatting of the HDR Thesis Format Guidelines are reproduced below.
The Using Word with large documents handout provides practical instructions for formatting documents using Microsoft Word.
The JCU Library thesis template contains a suggested layout that you may find useful. It has been prepared by JCU library and it's use is not compulsory.
You may decide to modify the JCU Library thesis template for your own use. Check with your supervisor if they have any formatting requirements beyond that provided by the GRS.
Theses at JCU often contain the following order. Check with your supervisor if this is appropriate for you.
|Statement of the Contribution of Others||ii|
|Table of Contents||iv|
|List of Tables||v|
|List of Figures||vi|
|List of Plates (e.g. images, photographs)||vii|
|Main text (i.e. the ‘body’ of the thesis)||1|
The page numbering for Items 2-8 above are typically in the form of Roman numerals (i.e. i, ii, iii, iv, etc.), with Arabic numerals (i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) commencing at the start of the Main text.
It is normal not to include page numbering on the title page of the thesis.
The thesis document should be formatted using the odd and even pages layout option, such that page numbers sit at the outer margin on all pages when the thesis is printed double-sided and bound.
To apply Level 4 and 5 headings (which are inline headings, meaning the heading appears on the same line as paragraph text), first type the heading and a few words of the text that follows. Then highlight the text that you want to be your heading and select the appropriate heading level from the Styles menu. Only the highlighted text will be formatted as the Level 4 or 5 heading.
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