In order to meet MBZUAI graduate thesis submission requirements, ensure the following sections are included, arranged and numbered in the correct order.
|Page description||Page number (Roman numerals)||Notes|
|Examining committee membership/signatures||ii||Required|
|Table of contents||vii||Required|
|List of figures||viii||If applicable|
|List of tables||ix||If applicable|
|List of illustrations||x||If applicable|
|List of abbreviations||xi||If applicable|
|List of symbols||xii||If applicable|
Main Section (main body of thesis)
|Page numbering||Arabic numerals (e.g. 1, 2, 3)|
|Chapters||Follow template format|
|Headings||Follow template format|
|Spelling, font sizing and spacing||Maintain consistency in the use of different typefaces for headings, footings, and titles.|
|Page Description||Page numbering (Arabic numerals)||Notes|
|References||Continued from previous section||Required|
|Appendices||Continued from previous section||Supplementary files|
|Glossary||Continued from previous section||If applicable|
|Index||Continued from previous section||If applicable|
Follow the format for the title page as described in the provided templates
Note the following:
The author's name must be consistent with with name provided on the student information system, and should appear the same in the author line and copyright notice.
The name of the degree must appear in full.
The name of the discipline is the degree program in which the student is registered
The universal copyright notice © must appear on the title page of the thesis.
The copyright date is the year the thesis is accepted and submitted to MBZUAI Digital Library
1. Include the following statement if you are sole author:
I hereby declare that I am the sole author of this thesis. This is a true copy of the thesis, including any required final revisions, as accepted by my examiners.
I understand that my thesis may be made electronically available to the public.
2. Include a Statement of Contribution if you are not the sole author of the work.
Reference and describe each supplementary file in a separate appendix in your thesis.
Do share the link to research data and code deposited on an external digital repository and that supports your thesis when depositing your thesis in the MBZUAI Library's institutional repository.
Adapted from the University of Waterloo Graduate Studies and Postdoctoral Affairs Thesis Formatting guidelines, Nov. 2021.