Formatting a dissertation or project: the UoH templates
When working on a long, multi-sectioned document like an independent project or undergraduate/masters dissertation, there are features of MSWord that you may need to use for the first time.
When working on a long, multi-sectioned document like an undergraduate or masters dissertation, there are features of MSWord that you may need to use for the first time. The University has created two templates for creating such documents (one with numbered paragraphs and one without) and this workshop will show you how to use one of these templates including:
By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
- Using the in-built styles to format your text
- Being aware of the pre-set sections and what needs to go in each one
- Using captioning to number your figures and tables
- Inserting landscape pages within the document
- Editing page numbers if necessary
- Populating the tables of contents, list of figures and list of tables if using
Who this workshop is for
Final year undergraduate or masters students who need to format long documents such as dissertations or independent projects.
This workshop is run by an Academic & Library Specialist from the Brynmor Jones Library Skills Team.
Formatting your dissertation or independent project using the UoH templates
You can access each of the videos using the relevant tab below:
Downloading the UG dissertation or independent project template and filling in front matter
Using styles and updating table of contents
Labelling your figures and tables
Using the cross-referencing tool to refer to figures and tables
Adding a landscape page to your document