The word count does not include: • Title page • Reference list • Appendices (including reflective learning statement) • Appropriate tables, figures and illustrations • Contents page • Glossary • End material • Declarations page Acknowledgements • Abstract Please note, in text citations [e.g. (Smith, 2011)] and direct secondary quotations [e.g. “dib-dab nonsense analysis” (Smith, 2011 p.123)], including authors’ names and publication dates are INCLUDED in the word count. If this word count is falsified, students are reminded that under ARTA page 30 Section 3.4 this will be regarded as academic misconduct. You are required to integrate ideas in a succinct way (i.e. without unnecessary description and context). This is a necessary skill. Penalties The acceptable length of this dissertation is between 9,000 and 11,000 words.