Instructions for Preparing the Ph.D. Thesis
1. After finishing the paper, a scientific abstract must be prepared (according to the proper format found in paragraph 6) and using the correct terminology as found in the professional literature. The style must be acceptable for publication in both the Hebrew and the English sections.
2. The thesis is usually written in Hebrew or in English. The Thesis should be checked by a language editor, except for published articles incorporated in the body of the Thesis.
3. The Thesis must be submitted to the Kreitman School Office after being approved by the Advisor/s as follows:
· 2 copies (which will not be returned).
· All two, in temporary (spiral) bindings,
· Typed on white A4 paper.
· Hebrew texts should be in 12-point David font and English texts should be in 12-point New Times Roman font
· Margins on all sides with a line-and-a-half spacing between the lines of text.
4. The Thesis will include both Hebrew and English abstracts. Each abstract should be about 5% of the volume of the entire work. Following the abstract, the student should provide a list of keywords in Hebrew and English.
5. The student should submit the thesis binding pages as follows:
Both the Hebrew and English cover-titles should be blue (see the cover paper.doc
· The inside title-pages (immediately following the covers, as in the attached example) should be equivalent on both the Hebrew and English sides.
· The parallel half-title pages (following both title-pages) should include the name/s of the Thesis Advisor/s and the name/s of the Faculty/ies and Department/s for which the research was done (as in the attached example).
· The parallel 3rd pages should contain acknowledgements and thanks, as per the student’s wishes.
· The parallel 4th pages may contain special dedications or quotations, as per the student’s wishes.
· Please note, the date on the thesis should be the actual day of submission.
6. After the binding pages come the tables-of-contents, lists of illustrations or tables (optional), the parallel abstracts and the main text of the Thesis, including:
a) An introduction, including a detailed explanation of the purpose and goals of the research, a description of all the relevant data already known on the subject and a review of all the other existing research on the same subject.
b) A description of the research and its results, describing all the methods and techniques used, but leaving the results for other chapters.
c) A discussion of the research process and what conclusions were reached, which hypotheses were confirmed or negated, comparing these conclusions with those reached previously by other relevant researchers.
d) A bibliography.
7. All the equations and tables in the body of the work should each be numbered consecutively.
8. The length of the Thesis—Students from the Faculties of Health Sciences, Engineering Sciences, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences and the Management Sciences may not submit more than 100 pages (not including: appendices, abstracts, graphs, keywords and the bibliography).
In case the thesis includes qualitative research it may not exceed 250 pages
(not including: appendices, abstracts, graphs, keywords and the bibliography).
Humanities students may not exceed 350 pages in length (including: appendices, abstracts, graphs, keyword lists, and the bibliography.
9. After the Panel of Judges has approved the Thesis and the Kreitman School has made the official announcement, 5 complete, bound copies, signed by the Thesis Advisor/s and approved by the Dean of the Kreitman School and one complete copy on a CD are to be submitted to the Kreitman School Office. Two of these bound copies and the digital copy are sent to the Aranne Library, 2 go to the student's department and 1 remains in the Kreitman School Office.
10. The Ph.D. Thesis may also be submitted as a collection of articles –
11.The Ph.D. Thesis may be also submitted as a collection of chapters-