[DWJ] Howl's dissertation on spells

Emma Comerford emmaco at tpg.com.au
Sun Apr 30 19:07:40 EDT 2006

At 07:16 AM 1/05/2006, Elizabeth Evans wrote:
>Philip said:
>(Curious piece of linguistic shuffling.  Over here you do a dissertation 
>for your master's, and a thesis for your doctor's degree.  In the US it's 
>the other way around.  For some reason.)
>Here in New Zealand you do a thesis for your masters and another thesis 
>for your PhD. A dissertation is regarded as more like a rather long essay.

Thesis for both here in Australia, although I think some (older?) people 
call a thesis a dissertation.


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