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Dissertation Overview and Formatting Sessions

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Dissertation Overview and Formatting Sessions
by Kathryn Parker - Thursday, 26 January 2017, 12:02 PM

Dissertation Overview and Formatting Sessions

This is where you will learn how your dissertation should look before you take it to the Copy Shop.  

You’ve sweated over the content; you don’t need to sweat over the formatting! This is also a highly transferable skill which can be used for any Word document.

These very popular interactive Formatting Sessions are student focussed and delivered by Mersedes Farjad (IT Training & Support) in collaboration with Helen Heywood (Academic Skills).  They are designed to cover the use of Word Processing (Office package) to teach you how to apply the following to your dissertation:

  • Overview and layout of the dissertation
  • Use page breaks and section breaks to organise your document
  • Use different formats of page numbering (normal numbers, Roman numerals, no page numbering) on the same document
  • Apply and modify text styles for consistency and navigation
  • Insert and update a table of contents
  • Create the front cover
  • Inserting and formatting tables and pictures
  • Insert captions for figures/graphs and create table of contents for figures/graphs
  • Sort the Reference list in alphabetical order

At the end of the session you will end up with a dissertation template ready to use and a Going for Gold stamp!

Click here to book your session.  Don’t forget you need to log-in.

Please note the sessions require 5 or more people to run.  Places are allocated on a first come first served basis, book early to avoid disappointment.