What to Expect from a Thesis Editing Service

What Is a Thesis?

You may have asked yourself what to expect from a thesis editing service if you have finished writing your thesis and now are looking for someone to check your thesis and fix your errors. Well then this article is for you.

A thesis refers to a document that is submitted in support of candidature for a professional credential or an academic degree presenting the findings and research of the author. The mandatory quality of complexity of research of a thesis can vary by University, Program, or country, and the minimum requirement for study may thus vary considerably in duration.  The term “thesis” is derived from the Greek word θέσις which means, “something out forth”, and refers to an intellectual proposition. According to Aristotle (the first man to define a thesis):

“A ‘thesis’ is a supposition of some eminent philosopher that conflicts with the general opinion… for to take notice when any ordinary person expresses views contrary to men’s usual opinions would be silly.”

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Difference between a Thesis and a Dissertation

A thesis and a dissertation are quite similar, and you must understand this. In fact, the term ‘thesis’ and ‘dissertations’ are often used interchangeably. They are both papers assigned to graduate students.

The definition of a thesis in the United States is almost the opposite of that in Europe. A thesis that is not as long as Dissertation gradually became known as a preliminary degree on the way to a doctorate. Therefore, a thesis is what is performed to earn a Master’s degree. The student is required to create preposition based on past works done by people in the same field. A dissertation, on the other hand, is often performed by a doctorate student and concentrates on original research.  When a student is assigned a dissertation, he/she is required to come up with a hypothesis and make new findings or research to prove or disprove the hypothesis.

What to Expect from a Thesis Editing Service

Completing a thesis as a graduate student can be a daunting task. Writing one is a significant process you can’t afford to fail in your academic year. The process of writing one usually involves a lot of time, resources and resilience to pass this test. Additionally, if your thesis does meet the high academic standards, it will be unable to pass the tough examination and defense process of most academic committees.

As a result of the size of this task, it is usually one’s best interest to seek qualified assistance from professional thesis editors after writing your thesis. After spending months writing a thesis, editing and proofreading your work can be very difficult. Even after reading through their work and editing it, most academic authors still find it extremely difficult to find errors in their writing. Therefore, having a professional set of eyes to review your work can prove vital to academic success. Below are some of the things you should expect from a thesis editing service:

Editors with high-level academic qualifications (Master’s degree or PhD and additional credentials in professional editing)

• Affordable Rates: The rate for services provided should be affordable enough for students and not extremely overpriced.

• Efficiency: You can track this by going to the client’s review section when hiring professional services online. Check comments of past clients to make sure they deliver on time. This is important giving that you have deadlines to meet. You want to make sure that whatever service you hire will be able to deliver on time.

• Client Confidentiality: Thesis contains original research and findings, as well as sensitive information. Therefore, whatever professional thesis editing service you find should have a set of confidentiality procedures that will guarantee the confidentiality of your work. That is, your thesis will never be shared with anybody else.

• Improvement on your writing structure and grammar to ensure clarity, completeness and consistency. Your referencing style will also be correctly addressed.

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By David Adewusi

David is a blog writer who likes writing about literature, English grammar, and editing methods. He has also worked as a copy editor and proofreader. He has written excellent blog posts for Scientific Editing.

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