Roadmap to Referencing

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Thesis

Description: A document created for the completion of a higher degree program

Notes

  • Types include PhD, Masters by research, and Honours theses.
  • Do not italicise thesis titles as you would most other books; instead, place them inside inverted commas.

In-text citation

Format and layout:
Author’s family name (year, page number if applicable)
(Author’s family name year, page number if applicable)
Examples
Savvas (2009, p. 8) offers...
...asset of virility (Savvas 2009, p. 8).

Reference List / Bibliography

Format and layout:
Author’s family name, Initial(s) year, ‘Title of thesis’, Award, Awarding Institution, Place.
Examples
Savvas, MX 2009, ‘The crime novel as a vehicle for reconciliation’, PhD thesis, Flinders University, South Australia.