Thesis

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We help Doctoral candidates prepare theses for submission. We also proofread reports, journal articles and Masters' theses. Upon receipt of your work, you will receive a Quote, an estimated timeframe, and an Invoice upon completion of our work. Your University may fund this service. To discuss your thesis please call 0487635539 or email Dr Bronte Somerset bjsomerset@gmail.com


Stage 1. IF YOU ARE WORKING TOWARDS SUBMITTING YOUR THESIS

1. Two people will read and collaborate on your thesis. Suggested amendments will be made using MS Word's track changes.

2. We check: spelling, grammar, punctuation, hyphen use and typos; hedging, split infinitives, tautologies and tense; sentence construction, logical sequencing, repetitions, clarity and incomplete or over-complicated sentences; and calculations where possible.

3. Conformity to referencing style will be checked in text and in the reference list.

4. Our Report usually includes editorial, proofreading, referencing and formatting comments.

5. We need to know: if your Supervisor has read your work; the referencing style you have used; and, if you have any special instructions.

6. We do not proofread incomplete chapters, or contribute to content.

PROOFREADING COSTS for Stage 1, please see the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

If your thesis is written in LaTex, please copy and paste the text into a Word document.


Stage 2. IF YOU ARE ALMOST READY TO SUBMIT YOUR THESIS

1. Two people will read your thesis using MS Word's track changes for a final check of word use, typographical errors, spelling and punctuation.

2. Each page may require a few or no amendments.

3. We need to know that: your Supervisor has read your work; the referencing style you have used; and if you have any special instructions.

PROOFREADING COSTS for Stage 2, please see the MOU.


FORMATTING. ONLY for candidates whose thesis we have proofread | CHECKLIST for your formatting instructions

We format theses according to your faculty's requirements and referencing style to:
* create heading styles and generate a table of contents.
* apply caption styles for tables, figures, graphs, plates, maps, etc. captions, and generate lists of tables, figures.
* format Roman and Arabic page numbers for different sections if required.
* set margins for binding if required.

For FORMATTING COSTS, please see the MOU.


ABOUT US

We are fastidious proofreaders. From 2008 to 2020 we have helped over 100 Doctoral candidates prepare their PhD theses for submission from universities including:

Australian National University
Cairnmillar Institute, Melbourne
Charles Sturt University
Conservatorium of Music, University of Sydney
Deakin University
Griffith University
James Cook University
Lancaster University, UK
LaTrobe University
Macquarie Graduate School of Management
Macquarie University
Malua Theological College, Samoa
Massey University, Albany, New Zealand
Menzies School of Health Research
Monash University
Queensland University of Technology
RMIT
Southern Cross University
Swinburne University
University of Auckland
University of Dhaka, Bangladesh
University of Melbourne
University of Newcastle
University of New England
University of Notre Dame
University of NSW
University of Queensland
University of Southern Queensland
University of Sydney
University of Technology, Sydney
University of Wollongong
Victoria University
Western Sydney University

Other clients from: Kimberly Aboriginal Law and Culture Centre (KALACC) | Concord Repatriation Hospital | Department of Health | Department of Primary Industries.


Thoroughly Modern Theses Bronte Somerset, EdD (UTS, 2008)


Stymied by Referencing?

For instant intext and reference list examples of various combinations, try this very easy to use referencing style database re : Cite from the University of Melbourne, for APA, Harvard, Chicago, Vancouver, MLA and AGLC.

APA 6th Ed. Quick HELP! | Some Thesis Writing and Formatting Tips.


Last updated October, 2020