– Course paper must use footnotes (not endnotes) for references and include a list of cited sources and literature. Any consistent style may be used for footnotes and the list of cited works. Students are advised to use double spacing and Times New Roman 12 for font.
– Introduction to the course paper (usually 1,000-1,500 words) must contain an explanation of the puzzle, problem, or research question addressed in the paper. It must explain the structure of the paper: the sequence of steps undertaken in pursuit of the answer to the research question. Usually, each chapter represents a consecutive step in the overall analytical design of the paper. Introduction must also contain a review of sources and literature used by the author (at least 500 words)
-Conclusion (usually no more than 500 words) must summarize the argument of the paper. It may also offer brief normative and/or presrptive judgments (up to 300 words).
Course paper structure:
The course paper should consist of the following parts:
table of contents;
introduction (including the brief desrption of used primary and secondary sources); body (the main chapters of the paper);
conclusions and recommendations;
list of referred literature and other sources;
The title page includes the official information of the academic institution, authors and those of the final paper .
Though it is not numbered, the title page is the first page of a course paper. It should contain the information as follows:
full name of the academic institution;
the authors name, study year and group number;
the title of the paper (in the language it was written);
the programme subject on which the paper is written;
the supervisors academic degree, pedagogical title, full name;
location (city) and date (year).