How should the thesis be formatted?
Instructions and notes on submission
Suggested order for pages in the thesis:
- Title page
- Declaration of authorship
- List of contents
- List of tables/figures/illustrations/accompanying material
- Body of Thesis
How should the thesis be bound?
Any form of binding is acceptable, provided that the thesis pages are securely held together. You may wish to have your theses comb-bound, spiral-bound or cloth-bound. A list of binders can be found here. Alternatively, you can bind the thesis yourself in the library.
What should be submitted?
When you are ready to submit your thesis, please submit two hard copies of the thesis and the declaration of number of words form.
Submit in person to the Student Services Centre in the Davison Building.
by post to:
Student Services Centre,
Royal Holloway, University of London,
After you have submitted the hard copies of your thesis, please send an electronic PDF version of your thesis to Research Degrees. If your electronic thesis document is too large to attach to an email, please upload your thesis to a file-sharing site (such as Dropbox) and send the link to this in your email.
Please note that the hard and electronic copies of the thesis must be identical and both formats must be submitted before your submission deadline.