Research Students

PhD or Master Research Students

For assisting with formatting your Thesis download the Guidelines for Preparing your Research Dissertation PDF.

The Rules relating to your Degree of Doctorate can be viewed in the Course and Unit Catalogue, click on a link below :

For information on Referencing styles used at UNE and other resources such as Plagiarism visit the Academic Resources page.

There is a range of resources on the Academic Skills page, plus online study skills workshops such as Academic Writing. There is a large number of fact sheets covering range of subjects on the ASO Fact Sheet page.

For assisting with formatting of your document email the IT Trainer at to book a one-on-one personal session.

Research Services have information on Thesis Submission and Examination and other information that is relevant to you.

The Purdue University has a page title How to Write a Dissertation which includes a section on Terms and Phases to avoid and other relevant items that may be of assistance.

Thesis Writing using Microsoft Word training course - 8 hours (invitation only)

This course is designed to provide formatting information and skills to staff preparing to write a complex word document such as a Thesis. The session will familiarise participants with the Microsoft Word tools for citing sources and creating a bibliography, including the referencing tab that can quickly create a table of contents as well as adding citations. Referencing styles are now included which will automatically format citations and references to the required style ie APA. The new manage sources option makes it easy to add citations to documents and create the bibliography.

Use the Create a Thesis in Word 2007 PDF as a guide which outlines the main features and functions of Microsoft Word that you will need to use when working with long documents such as dissertations and thesis. The guide covers a number of areas such as templates, graphics, headers and footers, footnotes, Styles, section breaks, table of contents, building an index, document map, master documents and outline view.

If you are a PhD or Master Research student the following course is available to you. If you are interested in the course please email

Microsoft Word online training courses:

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