Arial 11pt or times new roman 11pt both look fine, but 12pt is probably a better size if you want to be closer to the expected number of characters per line (see below) alignment text should be set with even or proportionate spacing between words this is automatic in word left aligned text (the default). Times new roman is a serif typeface designed for legibility in body text it was commissioned by the british newspaper the times in 1931 and conceived by stanley morison, the artistic advisor to the british branch of the printing equipment company monotype, in collaboration with victor lardent, a lettering artist in the. Front cover thesis cover (font type: century schoolbook/ times new roman) 210cm 25cm 160cm 25cm 25cm background colour: 15cm official faculty colour logo (black for fcs & ieas white for other 60cm faculties/institutes/ 105cm centres 15cm faculty of resource science and technology. Hope that everyone have had a good weekend, i am writing to you regarding the font style used in this thesis m -- http://texstackexchangecom. Formal thesis requirements the thesis should be written in times new roman, font size 12 and with 15 line spacing it should contain an executive summary of the work (ca 300 words), table of contents and a bibliography the thesis should consist of approximately 50-80 pages nhh has created a template we.
There seems to be a great deal of confusion and discussion about times new roman as the only acceptable font by those who follow apa style® guidelines in short, this is not true yes, the sample papers provided by apa on their webpages are in times new roman yes, the apa publication manual. I know that sydney university has only four mandatory guidelines for the phd thesis format (seriously): 1 it must be in arial or times new roman only 2 it dictates minimum margins for the left, right, top and bottom of the page 3 font in the body of discussion must always be 12 point 4 15 or double line. Title page: • all type should be single spaced and 14 point times new roman font, except title • title should be bolded, 16 point, times new roman font, upper and lower case letters • margins should be 1” all around if you plan to bind your thesis, consider a 15” left hand margin • do not use such designations as “ph.
Your academic department may have posted guidelines for this for example, the rutgers graduate school has posted an electronic thesis and dissertation style guide, complete with sample pages they suggest an easy-to-read font in 10-12 point type, but other schools may have different requirements. When i worked with doctoral students, we required times new roman 12 point font, which if i recall correctly, was recommended by apa and/or proquest although it might not be the most attractive font, it is very common, and so common that it is or was the default font for converting paper text to e-text that is, if you or.
The modern language association (mla) provides explicit, specific recommendations for the margins and spacing of academic papers (see: document format) but their advice on font selection is less precise: “always choose an easily readable typeface (eg times new roman) in which the regular style. I choose the most popular two typefaces times new roman and arial and then compare their history, usage and the anatomy of anatomize five characters of each to see their differences and similarities history: times new roman is a serif typeface commissioned by the british newspaper the times in 1931, created by.
The title of the abstract should be in bold times new roman font with size equal to 9 pt the text of the abstract should be in time new different types of references, such as a book , a journal article , a conference paper , a masters thesis , a doctoral thesis  are given the bibliography style is adopted from. Formatting requirements parts of a thesis file format, file size, and page size font line spacing margins pagination citation style cumulative theses the library's theses office assists with formatting theses, projects and extended essays for submission to the library times new roman 12 point. Times new roman or trebuchet ms for the body of the thesis arial or trebuchet ms for headings line spacing 15 line spacing headings used to indicate the hierarchical structure of the text normally not more than 4 levels - including chapter headings as first level each level distinguished from the other by position,.