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Skills Team Workshops: Formatting your UG or Masters dissertation using the new UoH templates

Formatting your UG or Masters dissertation using the UoH templates

About this workshop

Workshop description

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:

Learning outcomes

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
  • Cross-referencing
  • 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.

Workshop format & availability

Register for this workshop

To book your place on this workshop, click on one of the dates below to access the booking form.

Video workshop

This workshop is available as a YouTube video series. You can watch it online at any time!

Relevant SkillsGuides

More information on this topic can be found on the following SkillsGuides:

Microsoft Word