This Master Thesis
You may have co-authors on parts or versions of the thesis that have or will be submitted for publication, but a supervisory committee's work in assisting students with their research and thesis writing is not considered to be co-authorship.Note on grammar: Please pay attention to the difference between the following: "Chapter 1 was written by me" is correct. "Chapter 1 was written by myself" is not correct, unless you mean you wrote it all alone with no-one else around.There must be only one Bibliography or References section for the whole thesis.Appendices must be limited to supporting material genuinely subsidiary to the main argument of the work.
Note on authorship: Students are sole authors of their theses.Doctoral students: Please include this page in the copy for the External Examiner, with your supervisory committee entered.If you know which members of the committee will be on the Examining Committee you can include them there; otherwise, they can go under Additional Supervisory Committee Members.Elements in a thesis must appear in the following order: Effective May 1 2018, all theses and dissertations must include a page that lists the supervisory committee, and if applicable, the examining committee.The committee page: See Resources for Thesis Preparation and Checking for examples and templates.The content of the Preface must be verified by the student's supervisor, whose endorsement must appear on the final Thesis/Dissertation Approval form.Acknowledgements, introductory material, and a list of publications do not belong in the Preface.Effective May 2017, all theses and dissertations must include a lay summary.The lay or public summary is a simplified version of the abstract that explains the key goals and contributions of the research/scholarly work in terms that can be understood by the general public.If you remove copyrighted tables, figures, or illustrations from your thesis you must insert the following at the spot where the table, figure, or illustration previously appeared: See the UBC Library Copyright Educational Resources: Theses and Dissertations Guide “Unable to get Permission?” Students may include a brief statement acknowledging the contribution to their research and studies from various sources, including (but not limited to) The text of the thesis must contain the following elements, presented to conform to the standards and expectations of the relevant academic discipline. The thesis must clearly state its theme, hypotheses and/or goals (sometimes called “the research question(s)”), and provide sufficient background information to enable a non-specialist scholar to understand them. The account of the scholarly work should be presented in a manner suitable for the field.