Archived Material (Dissertations)

This book takes you through all the elements needed for a successful dissertation proposal and dissertation. The book explains the sections required for both proposal and dissertation, and offers helpful downloadable templates to assist with the presentation.

Step 2: What sections go into a dissertation?

Cover page


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All dissertations and theses submitted at Southampton Solent University must be bound and have an official cover page. Notice that the cover page has a 'window' in it (a rectangular hole). Make sure that your title page has the required information positioned correctly so that it shows through the hole.

Image of dissertation cover

Figure 1: Example cover page

Dissertation Template (Word doc)

In the template above, the title page is formatted correctly. Notice that the template title page shows through the picture of the cover.


Remember:

Give yourself plenty of time to get your printing and binding done. Lots of other people will be submitting around the same time, so the printers are likely to be busier than usual.