All text, graphics, tables, graphs, page numbers, foot notes, headers etc.
Find out more about these requirements Format your thesis UCL theses should be submitted in a specific format, this applies to both the viva and final copies of your thesis. Presentation Your thesis must be presented in a permanent and legible form in print.
We would recommend using Arial or Helvetica fonts, at a size of no less than Illustrations should be permanently mounted on A4 size paper and bound in with the thesis; you may not use sellotape or similar materials.
Paper A4 size paper x mm should be used. Plain white paper must be used, of good quality and of sufficient opacity for normal reading.
Both sides of the paper may be used. Layout Both sides of the paper may be used. Margins at the binding edge must not be less than 40 mm 1. Double or one-and-a-half spacing should be used in typescripts, except for indented quotations or footnotes where single spacing may be used.
Pagination All pages must be numbered in one continuous sequence, i. This sequence must include everything bound in the volume, including maps, diagrams, blank pages, etc.
Any material which cannot be bound in with the text must be placed in a pocket inside or attached to the back cover or in a rigid container similar in format to the bound thesis see Illustrative material.
Title page The title page must bear the following: Where information has been derived from other sources, I confirm that this has been indicated in the thesis. Impact Statement The abstract should be followed by an impact statement consisting of no more than words.
Find out more about the Impact Statement Table of contents In each copy of the thesis the abstract should be followed by a full table of contents including any material not bound in and a list of tables, photographs and any other materials.
If you wish to submit material in any other form, your supervisor must contact Research Degrees well in advance of submission of the thesis. Any material which cannot be bound in with the text must be placed either in a pocket inside or attached to the back cover or in a rigid container similar in format to the bound thesis.
If it is separate from the bound volume it must be clearly labelled with the same information as on the title page. Each copy of the thesis submitted must be accompanied by a full set of this material.
Bind your thesis Theses have to be robust enough to withstand the examination process and be easily identified.
They will need to have your name on the spine to distinguish them. All theses whether soft or hard-bound must: Hard-bound theses must have the pages sown in not punched and soft-bound theses should have the pages glued in. Theses submitted in any other form of binding, including ring binding, will not be accepted.
You are responsible for making sure that your thesis is correctly bound by the company you select. Submit your thesis Viva copies In the first instance you should submit 2 soft-bound copies of your thesis to the Student Centre.Thesis printing and binding online is a development from Hollingworth & Moss Ltd - a traditional bookbinders based in Leeds UK with 49 years experience in the print and bind industry.
We print, bind and distribute theses for students to university specifications across the UK. Thesis binding & university dissertation printing services in London. Same day bespoke bookbinding, print for flyers, posters, booklets, business cards etc.
Thesis printing and binding made simple. Using our state of the art printing facility and binding equipment Blissetts can print and bind your thesis in a time-frame that suits you.
Hard cover thesis, Soft cover thesis and Wire bound thesis. UCL theses should be submitted in a specific format, this applies to both the viva and final copies of your thesis. Presentation Your thesis must be presented in a permanent and legible form in print.
The Library offers a comb-binding service for UCL School of Pharmacy students and staff whereby we can bind your projects or dissertations for you - it costs £ per copy and we require 24 hours (from the point at which the printed documents are handed to Library staff) to complete the binding.
During April we have produced thesis binding for students from a multitude of different universities, undertaking a huge range of degrees.
One university which was a regular source of thesis students in April was UCL – University College London.