Postgraduate study

Word count

For postgraduate assignments within the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures the following rules regarding word count apply.

Bibliography Not included in wordcount
Appendices Not included in wordcount
Text within Graphics/Figures Not included in wordcount
Footnotes/In-text References Included in wordcount
Tables of Contents/List of Figures Included in wordcount
Quotations

Included in wordcount

Captions Included in wordcount

This consistutes a change in policy (formerly the bibliography was included in the word count for coursework assignments) that was implemented following consultation with MSc Programme Directors and the Graduate School Student-Staff Liaison Committee in February 2015.