Your thesis can take a number of forms. The most common forms are:
The proposed format of your thesis should be appropriate for your research topic. Please discuss this with your supervisor prior to commencing or very early in your candidature.
You may wish to look at copies of previously completed theses to determine what was required by others in a similar field. You can view copies at the Library and some digital copies in Research Online under ’Theses Collections’.
There are many publications that provide excellent advice on thesis writing, but this advice may not be relevant to ECU.
You must conform to the format specifications detailed in the ECU policy Postgraduate Research Training and associated guidelines. Your specialist area may also have specific requirements for the format of a thesis.
Thesis submission requirements are outlined in Part VI Division 6 of the Edith Cowan University (Admission, Enrolment and Academic Progress) Rules.
*An exegesis is a small thesis which presents an academic explanation of the submitted work and/or a description of the linkages between the works.
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