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Theses Guide: CDU Thesis Guidelines

CDU Guidelines

Thesis Editing

CDU has developed the following guidelines relating to the editing of postgraduate research theses by third parties.

CDU Guidelines for Editing Theses

Appendix 1: The Editing of Research Theses by Professional Editors

(Policy developed by the Deans and Directors of Graduate Studies collaboratively with the Council of Australian Societies of Editors)

Appendix 2: Australian Standards for Editing Practice

(Council of Australian Societies of Editors )

 Thesis Editing Resources

The following document is provided to give some useful pointers to postgraduate research students about editing a thesis.

Editing Your Thesis: Some Useful Pointers

For further assistance please contact Lee-Anne Cole at the Office of Research and Innovation.

Thesis Deposit

The HDR Candidate submits two hard bound copies (manuscript) of the final version along with one copy on a CD (electronic resource) to the Office of Research and Innovation. The Thesis Deposit Form must be completed and sent along with the CD.

The Office of Research and Innovation sends one bound copy and the electronic copy to the Library, and the second hard copy to the Supervisor.

CDU Presentation of Theses

CDU Guidelines for the Presentation of Theses

The Presentation of HDR Thesis Procedures provide guidance for the preparation and presentation, formatting, binding, length, bibliographic citations, rights to display and submission of a thesis for Higher Degree by Research at Charles Darwin University.

CDU Thesis Examination

Thesis Examination - Updated 2013

Recommendation of Examiners

As part of the Examinations process, the Recommendation of Examiners Form needs to be completed and submitted to the Office of Research and Innovation at least three months prior to the intended submission date.

For further information, see: Thesis Examination or contact Lee-Ann Cole at the Office of Research and Innovation:



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