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Project Title (Golden Colour Arial Bold size between 18 to 24)

MBA Dissertation (Golden Colour Arial 18 Bold)

(Note: Black Hard Cover title written with Golden Colour)

Your Name on back of Vertical binding side in the Middle


and Year 2011 at the bottom
Only First initial and Surname
Example F Qureshi

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Title(Arial Bold size between 18 to 24)

Supervisor Name (Arial 16 Bold)

Course Master of Business Administration

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By your name (Student) (Arial 16 Bold)

Registration No (Arial 14 Bold)

Academic Year 2010-2011 (Arial 16 Bold)

University of Sunderland London Campus


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Copyright University of Sunderland London Campus, No part of this publication may be


reproduced without the prior written permission of the copy right owner
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Abstract

This is the most important part of the report. The summary should contain the gist of
the report. The entire information carried in the report must be conveyed in its
essence. This is going to be the section, based on which a reader will decide whether
to read the whole report or not. Not more than a one A 4 page

Note this Summary of the dissertation within one page and no headings
Arial font size 12, or 11 flexibility to keep within one page
Spacing 1.5.

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APPENDIX 7 - DISSERTATION (PGBM73) DECLARATION


Statement of Originality and Authenticity
I confirm that the dissertation I am submitting is an original and authentic piece of work
written by myself that satisfies the University rules and regulations with respect to Plagiarism
and Collusion. I further confirm that I have fully referenced and acknowledged all material incorporated as secondary resources in accordance with the Harvard system.
I also certify that I have taken a copy of the dissertation, which I will retain until after the
Board of Examiners has published the results, and which I will make available on request in
pursuance of any appropriate aspect of the marking and moderation of the work within the
University Regulations.
Name: .
Registration Number: (Sunderland number)
Programme: MBA
Study Centre: University of Sunderland London Campus
Date:

Signed ..
Please note that Dissertations will not be assessed without the inclusion of this declaration by the student
Please note that Dissertations may not be assessed without the inclusion of electronic copies
which may be submitted through the turnitin software to check for authenticity.

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Supervisors signature: .
Date: .

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Acknowledgements
Acknowledge anyone who has helped you in your work such as your supervisor, technical
support staff, fellow students or external organisations. Acknowledge the source of any work
that is not your own.

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List of Figures and Tables

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List of Abbreviations

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Table of Contents
Project Title (Golden Colour Arial Bold size between 18 to 24)

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MBA Dissertation (Golden Colour Arial 18 Bold)............................................................... i


(Note: Black Hard Cover title written with Golden Colour) ................................................ i
Your Name on back of Vertical binding side in the Middle
bottom

and Year 2011 at the

Only First initial and Surname

Example F Qureshi...................................................................................................................... i
i
Adjust font size according to thickness of report Golden Colour Arial Bold size between 18 to 24. .i
Title(Arial Bold size between 18 to 24)................................................................................ ii
Supervisor Name (Arial 16 Bold)......................................................................................... ii
Course Master of Business Administration.......................................................................... ii
(Arial 18 Bold).................................................................................................................... ii
By your name (Student) (Arial 16 Bold).............................................................................. ii
Registration No (Arial 14 Bold)........................................................................................... ii
Academic Year 2010-2011 (Arial 16 Bold)

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University of Sunderland London Campus

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Abstract............................................................................................................................... iii
Abstract............................................................................................................................... iii
APPENDIX 7 - DISSERTATION (PGBM73) DECLARATION...............................iv
Please note that Dissertations may not be assessed without the inclusion of electronic copies which
may be submitted through the turnitin software to check for authenticity.............................. iv
Acknowledgements.............................................................................................................. vi
Acknowledgements.............................................................................................................. vi
List of Figures and Tables.................................................................................................. vii
List of Figures and Tables.................................................................................................. vii
List of Abbreviations......................................................................................................... viii
List of Abbreviations......................................................................................................... viii
Table of Contents................................................................................................................. ix

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Table of Contents................................................................................................................. ix
1 Introduction....................................................................................................................... xi
1.1 Background and Context................................................................................................. xi
1.2 Aims and Objectives....................................................................................................... xi
1.3 Scope and Importance..................................................................................................... xi
1.4 Rational .......................................................................................................................... xi
1.5 Overview of Dissertation................................................................................................ xi
2 Literature Review............................................................................................................. xii
3 Research Methodology.................................................................................................... xiii
4 Data Presentation and Analysis ...................................................................................... xiv
5 Results and Discussions................................................................................................... xv
6 Conclusion and Recommendations.................................................................................. xvi
6.1 Summary....................................................................................................................... xvi
6.2 Evaluation of Results ................................................................................................... xvi
6.3 Recommendations based on Evaluation....................................................................... xvi
6.4 Future Work.................................................................................................................. xvi
7 Personal Development.................................................................................................... xvii
References....................................................................................................................... xviii
References....................................................................................................................... xviii
Bibliography ..................................................................................................................... xix
Bibliography ..................................................................................................................... xix
Appendix 1.......................................................................................................................... xx
Appendix 1.......................................................................................................................... xx

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1 Introduction
1.1

Background and Context

Give the background to your project

1.2

Aims and Objectives

1.3

Scope and Importance

1.4

Rational

1.5

Overview of Dissertation

Briefly overview the contents of what follows in the dissertation.


Main Body Text Arial 11 or 12 font size spacing 1.5 or double
Numeric Heading Scheme
Consistency in Headings

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2 Literature Review
Literature related to your Title
Literature related to your Research Objectives
Theory and References related to your project title and research objectives

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3 Research Methodology
Research
Research Philosophies
Purpose of Research
Types of Research
Research Process and Design (Diagramme)
Methods of Data Collections
Observations interviews questionnaires
Sampling Techniques
Research Ethics
Research Limitations

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4 Data Presentation and Analysis

Graphical presentation of Results of questionnaires or Interview


Graphs
Tables
Pie charts
Bar charts

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Results and Discussions

Cross reference with theory and practice


Identify gaps
Your own contribution to knowledge or solution to problem

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6 Conclusion and Recommendations


6.1

Summary

Summarise what you have achieved.

6.2

Evaluation of Results

Explain any limitations in your results and how things might be improved

6.3

Recommendations based on Evaluation

. Discuss how your work might be developed further.

6.4

Future Work

Discuss how your work might be developed further or related issues which you identified
for further research.

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7 Personal Development

Skills before this project

Skills after this project

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References
Use the Harvard Reference style
Books Error: Reference source not foundReports Error: Reference source not found,
journal articles Error: Reference source not found, conference papers Error: Reference
source not found, and web pages Error: Reference source not found are conventionally
presented in slightly different ways.

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Bibliography

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Appendix 1
You may have one or more appendices containing detail, bulky or reference material that
is relevant though supplementary to the main text: perhaps additional specifications,
tables or diagrams that would distract the reader if placed in the main part of the dissertation.
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