However, any other text in the footnotes will need to be included in the word count.
If the word limits are not exceeded, the length of the thesis is at your discretion, taking into account the advice of your supervisor and Head of School.
If you are in receipt of one or both of these scholarships, please include the following sentence in your acknowledgements: "This research was supported by an Australian Government Research Training Program (RTP) Scholarship".
Your thesis needs to include an authorship declaration.
Also aim for a thesis that is logical and easy to read.
Your choice of fonts, font sizes, margins, heading styles, the amount of white space used, and the number and titles of chapters should be informed by the needs of your reader.In order to submit your Ph D thesis to the IRC/Library for publication, you must: The submission of your Ph D thesis for publication is not to be confused with the submission of your Ph D thesis for the reviewing process.For the latter, see information relevant to the reviewing process.The word limit counts footnotes but excludes words in endnotes, tables, bibliographies, reference lists, appendices and figures (or other illustrative matter such as maps).If it is normal in your discipline to include references or bibliographic details in footnotes (such as the requirements of the Australian Guide for Legal Citation) then it is not necessary to include the footnote references in the word count.This template is mostly self-documenting; that is, the template text explains the template itself and some rules and guidelines. To use it, proceed as follows: This is a brief changelog, mainly intended for people already using the template since a certain version so they can "upgrade" the layout manually without losing their content.If you used the zip version, the (main file) will indicate the version you started from at the very top starting with v1.2.A thesis that exceeds the word limit must be supported with a letter by the Head of School outlining the reasons for length of the thesis. It supplies most of the basic structure required for a thesis, includes a lot of comments about the packages used and should get you started very quickly.A proforma for the front pages of the UWA thesis is provided below.Choose the correct proforma according to whether your thesis contains no published work, sole author work or one or more co-authored works.