Writing a dissertation with Microsoft Word
Version 1.0, Thursday 1 February 2001
This document explains some conventions about the form and style of
dissertations and describes how to achieve these effectively using Microsoft
It is intended as a guide for Canterbury Business School students writing a
dissertation as part of their MBA, MSc or final-year undergraduate project.
It does not describe how to write in good English, how to reference correctly
or how to choose what material should go in the dissertation. That does not
mean these issues are not important.