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1.24 Title pages

The title page should normally include the title, your name, date, the unit/subject, course and the name of the tutor to whom it is being submitted. Requirements do vary though from course to course, so check with your tutor what is expected.

Make sure you copy the title exactly as it has been given to you: don’t paraphrase or summarise it in any way. Print the title in a bigger font (and maybe in bold) as it should stand out from the rest of the information.

Ensure everything is spelt correctly! A mistake on the title page creates a very bad impression.

It is generally best to avoid graphics and pictures (especially Microsoft clipart!); also avoid coloured and “fancy” fonts or effects. (An exception might be on some BIAD or possibly Built Environment courses). Your main aim should be clarity.

A couple of sample title pages follow.

Example 1







The Permanent Search For Temporary Staff







Submitted by: Inzamam Ul-Haq

Submitted to: Dr. Dean Headley
Date: 15 February 2008

B.A. (Hons) Business Administration
Year 2
Birmingham City University
Business School

Example 2

Birmingham City University
BA (Honours) Media and Communication
Module 3 Assignment 2

Examine the relationship between ownership of the mass media and control over the media's output





Submitted by : Colin Milburn (Student Number: 98765439)
Submitted to: Prof. Eric Hollies
Date of submission: 2 May 2008

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