Thesis Format and Content

There are limited requirements the International Degree places on the format and content of your thesis. Please see our Thesis Guildelines document for recommendations and suggestions.


The thesis should demonstrate your comprehensive understanding of global issues and of the international dimensions of your primary degree.  It can be considered international in one of three ways:


At minimum, your document should be 8 pages of formal writing outside of introductory pages, the table of contents, appendices and your bibliography.  Your thesis should include the following pages:

You can download the Thesis Template in either (.doc) or (.pdf) format.  These templates include standard spacing and formats expected to satisfy the ID thesis requirements.

Be sure to review the Thesis Guidelines for more information on timeline, content and formatting issues.