University of Cape Coast Thesis Format

University of Cape Coast Thesis Format

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST

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THE TITLE OF THE THESIS IN ALL

CAPITAL LETTERS BOLD AND CENTERED

YOUR NAME IN ALL CAPITALS BOLD AND CENTERED

YEAR OF AWARD 

©Year (e.g.2015)

Your full name (lower caps e.g. Michael AyikweiQuarshie)

University of Cape Coast

UNIVERSITY OF CAPE COAST

THE TITLE OF THE THESIS IN ALL

CAPITAL LETTERS BOLD AND CENTERED

 

BY

 

YOUR NAME IN ALL CAPITALS BOLD AND CENTERED

Thesis submitted to the [Department of Candidate] of the [Faculty/School of Candidate], University of Cape Coast, in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy degree in [discipline of candidate]

MONTH, YEAR

 

DECLARATION

 

Candidate’s Declaration

I hereby declare that this thesis is the result of my own original research and that no part of it has been presented for another degree in this university or elsewhere.

 

Candidate’s Signature:……………………………………………. Date:………………………

Name:   e.g. Michael AyikweiQuarshie

 

Supervisors’ Declaration

We hereby declare that the preparation and presentation of the thesis were supervised in accordance with the guidelines on supervision of thesis laid down by the University of Cape Coast.

 

Principal Supervisor’s Signature:………………………………   Date:…………………….

Name: e.g. Prof. Edward MarfoYiadom

 

Co-Supervisor’s Signature: …………………………………….    Date:…………………….

Name: e.g. Dr. FrimpongSiaw

 

ABSTRACT

The body of the abstract begins here and is typed double spaced. The abstract is limited to one page. It should be a brief summary of what the report is about and what the conclusions are.  It should include the following components:  purpose of the research, methodology, findings/results, and conclusion and/or recommendations. It should not include anything that is not in the text. It should be blocked (no indentation).

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

This is your acknowledgments page. Here is where you thank the people who helped you write this work. They may include your supervisors, librarians, your best friends, your spouse etc.It is a maximum of one page.

DEDICATION

Dedications are brief statements; they should be very short, as in “To my family or In memory of my father”.  It should not be longer than two lines.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

DECLARATION.. i

ABSTRACT. i

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS. i

DEDICATION.. i

TABLE OF CONTENTS. i

LIST OF TABLES. i

LIST OF FIGURES. i

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS. i

CHAPTER ONE.. 1

INTRODUCTION.. 1

Background to the Study. 1

Section Two at Heading Level 2. 1

CHAPTER TWO.. 1

CHAPTER THREE.. 1

REFERENCES. 1

APPENDICES. 1

 

 

LIST OF TABLES

Table                                                                                                          Page

1….. My First Table……………………………………………………………………………….. 1

2….. My Second Table…………………………………………………………………………… 1

 

List of Tables should show the Table numbers, their captions (titles) and page numbers. Do not use Table 1, Table 2 etc. in the list; it should be 1, 2, 3 etc. – see example in the SGS booklet on guidelines for preparing and presenting project work, thesis and theses. Delete this page if you don’t need it. Be sure to delete all the text on the page, and the page break after it, not the one before it. To see the section and page breaks, click the “show all nonprinting characters” button in the Word toolbar.)

 

 

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure                                                                                                  Page

1….. My First Figure……………………………………………………………………………… 1

2….. My second figure…………………………………………………………………………… 1

 

List of Figures should show the Figure numbers, their captions (titles) and page numbers. Do not use Figure 1, Figure 2 etc. in the list; it should be 1, 2, 3 etc. – see example in the SGS booklet on guidelines for preparing and presenting project work, dissertations and theses. Delete this page if you don’t need it. Be sure to delete all the text on the page, and the page break after it, not the one before it. To see the section and page breaks, click the “show all nonprinting characters” button in the Word toolbar.)

 

 

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

UCC                University of Cape Coast

ISO                 International Standards Organization

MoFA             Ministry of Food and Agriculture

 

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(DO NOT DELETE THE SECTION BREAK BELOW.Take this Seriously-do not delete any space below this point)

 

 

CHAPTER ONE

INTRODUCTION

Background to the Study

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Table 1: My First Table

Sex Frequency Percent
Male    
Female    
     

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Section Two at Heading Level 2

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Section three at heading level 3

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Table 2: My Second Table

Level of Education Frequency Percent
Non-formal    
Basic    
Secondary    
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Source:

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Figure 1: My First Figure

 

 

CHAPTER TWO

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CHAPTER THREE

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Figure 2: My second figure

 

NOTE:

The number of chapters of a thesisdepends upon the subject and type of the research, and discipline. Add other chapters as you may require.The traditional five-chapter format at UCC include: Chapter One – Introduction; Chapter Two – Literature Review; Chapter Three – Research Methodology; Chapter Four – Results and Discussion; and Chapter Five – Summary, Conclusions and Recommendations.

 

 

REFERENCES

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Akeredolu-Ale, E. O. (1975).  The underdevelopment of indigenous entrepreneurship in Nigeria.  Ibadan, Nigeria:  Ibadan University Press.

Akplu, H. F. (1998).  Transfer of entrepreneurial training in small enterprise development in Ghana.  Unpublished doctoral thesis, Department of Vocational and Technical Education, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

 

APPENDICES

[This is where your appendix goes. You can have as many appendices as you wish.]