What is a thesis?
It addresses a very specific issue and describes what isknown about that issue, what work the student has done toinvestigate or resolve it, and how that issue may play out inthe future.Usually thesis topics are so specific that very few people inthe world except the thesis writer herself could beconsidered an expert on them. Your thesis writing will make a contribution to the field aboutwhich you are writing, and in a larger sense, to all of humanknowledge. A thesis is distinctively different from anundergraduate research report because it is so original.
How Should I Write My Thesis?
Like any good piece of writing, your thesis should be wellorganized, have a clear thesis paragraph, and be written in asimple, clear active voice.
How To Structure Your Thesis
The sections below apply to most, but not all, thesis projects. Your own thesis will use many of them, or somecombination. Depending on your University and advisor’spolicies, you will either be given a list of sections to use inyour thesis writing or decide on your own. Regardless, hereis a description of what is generally expected for the mostcommon thesis sections.
The format of your Title Page is specific to your university. You will always need to put your name, the date, the nameof your university, and the title of your project.