School of Law
A Manuscript Style Guide for the front pages for a master's thesis are provided below to illustrate the correct formatting for the front pages. A link to the School of Law ETD Guide to Writing Master's Theses has been provided below.
The body of the manuscript (chapters, bibliography and appendices) should be written in a style appropriate for your field of study or you school specific guidelines. Styles for formatting bibliographies, footnotes, and/or endnotes should be consistent with the chosen style used to format the body of your document. Please consult the on the GW Libraries' Research Guide "Writing Style & Citation Guides" for information on formatting your bibliographies and footnotes. RefWorks, an online tool for organizing your research and creating bibliographies, is free of charge to all GW affiliates.
A MS Word template has been provided below in a beta format. Feedback on this template can be sent to email@example.com.
Template Instructions: Open then save the template under a new name. The text highlighted in yellow on the new document may be edited with your specifc information. Please delete the optional pages you do not wish to use.