A PhD students must realized the fact that he/she will need to first put together a relevant, highly informative and highly researched thesis in order to get the PhD certificate. To achieve that goal the student must also needs to be patient and keen to carry out a comprehensive investigation on a particular topic. To make this process a little easier, students can create a thesis outline as it provides an effective roadmap to thesis writing. Following are the elements that are included in a thesis outline. # Topic – The first thing students need to analyze is the information that they currently possess about a particular topic or theme.
Students should then set some main points that will be the core of the thesis. The main topic should be further dismantled into sub-topics as it will ensure that each point or section of the thesis paper is researched well. # Title Page – Before writing the title page of the thesis paper, it is suggested that students first confirm with their instructors whether they really require such page or not. Moreover, there are certain elements that are to be included in the title page only after the confirmation of the professor such as author’s and instructor’s name, institute’s name, date, etc. # Introduction – In this chapter of the thesis paper the writer must briefly summarize the entire project, highlight the main objectives or goals and propose the hypothesis. The writer may also include the limitations that he/she encountered during investigating the subject. # Literature Review – In this section you present the work of other author carried out the in the same field or subject.
The main purpose of this section is to help you with identifying the goals that you want to accomplish here. # Content Table – Every page, heading and subheading of the thesis paper should be presented by a numeral value. This will illustrate to the readers that the work is completely organized.
Moreover, it will also make it easy for the reader to go to a certain section without searching it. # Methodology and Discussion – In the methodology chapter one must mention all the techniques or methods that are used to analyze the information so that it can be apparent to the instructor that the research is reliable. In the discussion chapter the writer is supposed to state a topic sentence and back up the sentence with anecdotes.