what is the difference between a thesis and a dissertation
The 60 points master’s dissertation will be around 20,000 words and expected to follow the Level 9 CUAP guidelines for a master’s dissertation. It is part of a 180 point MCom, which will be available from 2017, subject to CUAP approval.
The 120 points masters thesis is usually around 35,000-40,000 words including an abstract of about 350 words. It generally follows a BCom (Hons) as part of a 120 point Master of Commerce (MCom).
ETD is a frequently used abbreviation for electronic thesis or dissertation and refers to a thesis/dissertation available online.
This guide aims to help you find AUT, national and international theses and dissertations. You may also find the resources related to thesis writing helpful.