in the Faculty of ...” with the name of the school and month and year of submission.
The word count of the dissertation (text only) should be entered at the bottom right-hand side of the page.
You may argue that the dissertation is itself quite exhausting and takes up much of your mental resource.
In this light, it is extra burden to be scrupulous with the contents page.
Information for University of Kansas graduate students on required content order, page numbering, creating headings, formatting table of contents, adding captions, creating a table of figures and embedding fonts for theses and dissertations.
These rules are taken from the KU Office of Graduate Studies Thesis or Dissertation Formatting Guidelines.
The final copy of the dissertation should be electronically deposited in pdf format or other format acceptable to the University and appropriate to the medium as agreed with supervisors Where a partial deferment has been granted (see Section 9.2.5) both the redacted and full versions must be submitted.
A cover sheet must be integrated as the first page of the redacted version with a statement on the redactions agreed by the candidate, supervisors and any industrial sponsors.
Paper up to A3 may be used for maps, plans, diagrams and illustrative material.
Pages (apart from the preliminary pages) should normally be double-sided Appended digital recording media should be in a standard format and there should be a declaration in the dissertation of the programs used and the size of the files.