Dissertation & Thesis Templates 📥

Select an option below to download the relevant template.

Research proposal template
Dissertation introduction chapter template
Literature review chapter template
Methodology Chapter Template for dissertation
Thesis Results Chapter (Qualitative)
Quant dissertation results template
Thesis discussion template
Thesis conclusion template

Looking for the literature review Excel catalogue? You can access that here.

FAQ: Templates

Dissertation & Thesis Templates - Frequently Asked Questions
Are these templates really free?

Yes. These templates are one of the many free resources we provide to students. There are no costs or contractual obligations.

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Can I edit the templates?

Yes. The templates are provided in MS Word format (DOCX), so you can edit the files to suit your specific needs.

Can I share these templates?

You’re welcome to share these templates with your friends or colleagues in their original form via email or chat.

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Should I follow the templates verbatim?

The templates are based on standardized chapter structures, but the exact structure and layout required by your university may differ. Therefore, it’s always best to review the specific requirements of your university and program before settling on a structure. 

What's the difference between the full template and the chapter templates?

The full dissertation/thesis template provides a high-level outline structure, whereas the individual chapter templates provide more detail.

If you’re just starting the writing process, the former could help you structure your outline document and get a feel for how it all fits together, whereas the latter (chapter-specific templates) can be used as you approach each chapter.

What if I need more help?

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