Style, Layout, and Page Formatting of Undergraduate Thesis (Skripsi)
at the English Teaching Study Program of FKIP-UKI
1. Front Cover
The cover is brown. All text on the front cover is centered vertically and horizontally.The university logo (height= 1.5″ and width= 2.26″ cm) is put on top. Look at the sample provided here.
2. Title page
The title page do not include the university logo. All text is centered vertically and horizontally. It has no page number and it is not counted in any page numbering. Look at the sample provided here.
3. Paper Size
Use quarto/letter paper (21.59 cm x 27.94 cm)
4. Page layout
- Left margin: 4 cm
- Right margin: 3 cm
- Top margin: 4 cm
- Bottom margin: 3 cm
5. Page numbering
All pages are numbered at the top right, except the first page of each chapter whose page number is put at the bottom center. There should be 3 cm of white space from the top of the page number to the top of the paper, and 2 cm of white space from the bottom of the page number to the bottom of the paper for the first page of each chapter. Numeric page numbering begins with the first page of Chapter 1.
All pages are single sided. Text is double-spaced, except for long quotations and the bibliography (which are single-spaced). There is one blank line between a section heading and the text that follows it.
7. Spacing after Punctuation
Space once after all punctuation. This includes using one space (not two!) following punctuation marks at the ends of sentences.
8. Alignment, justification, and Paragraph Indentation
All texts (except those in the title page) should be aligned left and justified to create a clean look along the left and right side of the page. Every first line of all paragraph should be indented 5 to 7 spaces.
9. Font face and size
Use Times New Roman. The same font must be used throughout the manuscript, except tables and graphs may use a different font. The font size should be 12 points throughout the manuscript, except the research title and chapter titles may use 14 points.
APA format should be used to indicate citations and to list references within the report (skripsi). Referencing Style for JET could be very helpful to list the references. Other Guides for using APA format could be accessed at http://www.apastyle.org/learn or http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/research/r_apa.html
11. Cover, Title Page, Abstract, and Other Miscellaneous Pages
Templates for Cover, Title Page, Abstract, and other miscellaneous pages could be accessed here.