There are two generic—though not exclusive—structures for a thesis. To find out more about these, go to Unit 3: Thesis Structure Guidelines ( PDF file). This section relates to the body chapters in a Type 2 structure, which is mainly found in theses using a theoretical rather than a scientific approach. The order of the body chapters must have a logical connection, and each chapter requires its own introduction and conclusion. The following examples provide an overview of the contents page for overall structure, and then examine the structure of a body chapter.
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