Preparing a Title Page, Abstract and Table of Contents Page

  • Kiruthika Sivasubramanian
  • Rajive Mathew Jose
  • Stuart Enoch


  • The Title page, Abstract page and Table of Contents are the opening pages of a dissertation and therefore, essential to create a good impression on the reader.

  • The first page of a dissertation should succinctly summarise your work.

  • The abstract also called as the ‘executive summary’, follows the Title page and Declaration Statement and should encapsulate the essence of the dissertation.

  • The Table of Contents lists the contents contained within the dissertation with pagination helping the examiners and readers to find the information easily.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kiruthika Sivasubramanian
    • 1
  • Rajive Mathew Jose
    • 2
  • Stuart Enoch
    • 3
  1. 1.Black Country Foundation TrustWest BromwichUK
  2. 2.University Hospital BirminghamBirminghamUK
  3. 3.Doctors Academy Group (Intl)CardiffUK

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