1. The first page should be the Title Page and should carry: • the full dissertation title
2. The second page should be the Abstract. The Abstract of the dissertation should concisely summarise its scope and principal arguments, in no more than 300 words. There should be a brief statement of 11 the method(s) and, where appropriate, an outline of the major divisions or principal arguments, and a summary of any conclusions.
3.The third page should be the Lay Summary. The Lay Summary should provide, in no more than 300 words, a summary of the research question, methods and findings of your dissertation in language accessible to the general public
4.The fourth page should be a Table of Contents. This should list in sequence, with page numbers, all relevant subdivisions of the dissertation, including the title of chapters, sections or subsections, the list of references, the list of abbreviations and other functional parts of the dissertation and any appendices. Appendices should be numbered and given a title, and each start on a new page.
Text and footnotes Dissertations in typescript should present the main text in double-spacing with block quotations and footnotes in single spacing (0.33 inch or 8mm between successive lines of text).