You should also ask your supervisor for examples of good ones. The introduction should always follow the same basic principles – so the info here should still apply.If your school requires a deviation from the standard conventions, then your best bet is to ask your supervisor for the specific content requirements of the introduction chapter. I tried matching your instructions with a couple of introductions to some great thesis works and noticed they were all in line with your instructions.
There are also some common sense guidelines that are useful to know – the main one being the advice above not to cut and paste text.
Another is that you write these three thesis/report components last.
If there is something specific you are looking for that you don’t see there, please let me know.
This post is just Fantastic, I Was on the phase of submitting my research work, and Was stuck while i started with introduction and way i was locked, with what to start, how and all sorts of question, obstructed my report for a week, than i made the same conclusion to write later, today when i read your article – I am so Excited ….
If you are faced with this challenge, don’t deal with it by leaving out your results and conclusions.
Everything above must still be covered; but you will have to be extremely brief and articulate.
I’ve been doing the other way round – introducing first.
Hi there – generally it is easier to write the introduction last as the content in the body of the thesis sometimes changes as you get into it, making the introduction (if written first) a bit outdated.
Fortunately, the usual problem is that most students are not aware of the basic guidelines presented here.
If you prepare your introduction, abstract, and summary following these basic principles, then you should have a worthwhile product for your own professor to review and comment upon.