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Dissertation/thesis proofreading and editing services
If you are looking for a cheap, basic and rushed thesis/dissertation proofreading service, we suggest you stop reading now and look elsewhere – though we advise you be vigilant of scam websites.
If, however, you are looking for a premium quality review and improvement of your writing at a fair price, we can help.
Having a second-set of eyes go over your dissertation or thesis can be of tremendous value. Often, supervisors are unable to provide the amount of time required to substantially correct language, style, and clarity issues. In such cases, our experienced academic editors can be of assistance – 24/7, year-round.
The goal of our service is simple: through a careful review, we aim to eliminate errors while also improving the language and academic tone of your dissertation/thesis. We also look to provide suggestions on how you can improve or develop the content/argument to achieve a better grade.
The final result will be an improved document that reads with clarity and academic style.
Get the support of highly experienced academic editors
We will ensure that your dissertation or thesis is submitted in the best possible condition by having it reviewed by an academic editor with expertise in your discipline.
Each year, our editors review over 2,000 dissertations and theses in a range of subjects for students and PhDs from all over the world. The feedback we receive from our clients is overwhelmingly positive, and we work hard on each order we receive to keep it this way.
Don’t drop precious marks for weaknesses of English and academic style
Most university guidelines state that 10-20% of marks awarded for university assignments should be for command of written English.
Our editors will make sure that you do not drop precious marks due to weakness in the English writing. Furthermore, we will work on improving your academic tone, and the flow and structure of your writing so that it is well-received by the grading professor.
Are you an ESL student or academic?
Writing in a second language is difficult. However, writing in a second language to an academic standard is even more challenging. There are so many obscure stylistic conventions that it is hard even for many educated native speakers.
Fortunately, as current and former university staff members and academics, our editors know exactly what grading professors do, and do not, want to see in a dissertation or thesis.
Hire the experts to help
Nothing influences your final degree classification more than the mark you receive from your dissertation or thesis.
If you choose to hire Cambridge to review and improve your dissertation or thesis, you are not simply purchasing a basic online proofreading service; you are making an investment in your education and the result of your degree or doctorate. Our previous clients will attest to this .
“I sent each of my chapters individually over a period of a few months. Each time they sent a chapter back, it was improved. I particularly liked the suggestions for better words in a scientific-academic style. ”
– Marc, University of Illinois.
“Fixed my organization issues”
“I have a wide vocabulary, but my organization reflects that English is a second language to me. My thesis editor has been very helpful in fixing this problem in my thesis and, for that, I would recommend you.”
– Olga, Universität Freiburg.
“Dissertation editing – excellent”
“A very good dissertation editing service. I had two editors review my file, so there were a great deal of changes made. I accepted almost all of them and I think my dissertation is much better for it.”
– Tabhita, Boston University.
How we will proofread and edit your dissertation or thesis
Abbreviated from the How we will improve your writing section.
Cambridge Proofreading’s experienced editors are available 24/7 to provide your dissertation or thesis with a rigorous review and comprehensive improvement of your writing. We utilise the Track Changes feature in Microsoft Word so you will see all of the amendments that we have made.
- We check your document for language, grammar, syntax, logic and flow.
- We will fix awkward phrasing and improve logic.
- We will improve lexical choice and academic tone.
- Our revisions are highlighted for you to check.
An editor with the right qualifications and experience relevant to your subject
You will be assigned an editor with the most appropriate qualifications, experience and skill set relevant to your topic. This ensures accurate editing and compliance with your disciplines’s stylistic conventions.
- Medical Sciences
- Life Sciences
- Physical Sciences & Engineering
- Business & Economics
- Social Sciences
Over 140 experienced editing professionals
All the editors in our network hold advanced qualifications (first degrees, master’s degrees, and PhDs) from leading American and British universities. Many also are members of leading industry bodies, such as the Board of Editors in the Life Sciences (BELS) and the Council of Science Editors (CSE).
Less than 1% of editors who apply to Cambridge make it through our rigorous selection process.
Dr. Odom, Ph.D
Areas of expertise
Ph.D. English (Old Dominion University)
M.A. English (VA Commonwealth University)
B.A. Political Science (Old Dominion University).
Subjects: English Studies, Communication/Media Studies, Gender Studies.
L. Trego, B.S.E.E.
Areas of expertise
B.S. Electrical Engineering (Penn State University)
32 years in Electrical and Aerospace Engineering industries.
Subjects: Electronics, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mobility Engineering (Automotive, Aerospace, Off-Highway Industries).
Dr. Eckler, Ph.D
Areas of expertise
Psy.D Clinical Psychology (Wright State University, School of Professional Psychology)
B.A. (Hons) Psychology and Plan II Honors Program (University of Texas at Austin).
Subjects: Psychology, Sociology, Psychiatry, Social Work.
Competitive pricing with quality guaranteed
We keep our pricing competitive and back all orders with a guarantee of satisfaction.
|Provider||Price per |
|Price per |
|Editage||$39 / £30 / €33||$45 / £34 / €40|
|ProofreadingPal||$36 / £28 / €31||$44 / £35 / €39|
|Scribendi||$37 / £31 / €36||$32 / £26 / €31|
|Kibin||$35 / £29 / €32||$35 / £29 / €32|
|Cambridge Proofreading LLC||$22 / £16 / €20||$19 / £15 / €19|
|QualityProofreading.co.uk||$17 / £12 / €16||$16 / £11 / €15|
|YourPerfectEnglish.com||$17 / £12 / €16||$16 / £11 / €15|
We back all of our work with our Cambridge Quality Guarantee, which ensures your satisfaction when ordering our service.
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Thesis Editing Services
Our academic editors are true experts with unrivalled experience who will ensure your thesis is of the highest-possible quality and ready for submission.
Your research presented perfectly
Capstone Editing understands the significant investment your thesis represents and how tremendously important it is to you. That is why our service is tailored to assist you in every way we can.
From research proposal stage to publication, our professional academic copyediting will ensure your research is presented in the best possible light and that your thesis meets international publication standards, following all relevant language, style, referencing and formatting guidelines.
We know that the last thing you want is for errors to affect how your thesis is received, and you certainly do not want to be required to complete minor or major corrections after examination, if this can be avoided. That is why our service goes above and beyond, to provide you with the highest-quality and most comprehensive thesis editing service available.
Every student, regardless of the quality of his or her writing ability, stands to benefit from our thesis editing service. Dr Lisa Lines explains the advantages of thesis editing in one of her videos.
Premium Copyediting Service
Under our Premium Copyediting service, we will perform an extremely thorough edit of your thesis. This includes:
- Grammar, syntax, spelling and punctuation (British/Australian or American)
- Word choice
- Logic, clarity and flow, including transitional phrasing
- Internal consistency
- Correct and consistent use of abbreviations
- General suggestions on organisation, structure and support of statements
- Querying of errors and inconsistencies in content
- Word reduction, if necessary
- Complete formatting
- Complete, consistent and accurate referencing
The Most Comprehensive Editing Available
Our service includes absolutely everything that your university will allow an editor to do for you. In addition to the extremely thorough language edit we have outlined above, we will also:
Completely format your thesis ready for printing and submission, following your university’s submission guidelines
Create all your preliminary pages (e.g. Title page, Table of Contents, List of Figures, List of Tables and List of Abbreviations). Tables and lists will be automatic and be easy to update as necessary
Edit and format your tables and figures for neatness and consistency
Edit and format your appendices for neatness and consistency
Crosscheck your in-text references with your reference list
Provide prompt, professional client support services throughout to cover every aspect of your thesis completion, from pre-booking enquiries to attentive after-care
In addition, you will receive:
- A detailed letter from your editor that explains all the work completed, draws your attention to any important issues, and provides advice on areas of potential improvement for use in future writing
- A style sheet detailing all choices made in terms of hyphenation, capitalisation, spelling and so on, to help you maintain the consistency of your document should you make any further changes
The best choice in thesis editing
Each of our outstanding academic editors is both a qualified and experienced academic with a strong publication record in his or her own field and a highly skilled and trained professional editor. Having been postgraduate students themselves, they understand intimately postgraduate students’ needs and concerns. Further, as most have also been postgraduate supervisors and thesis examiners, they know how to give you the greatest possible chance of thesis acceptance. Our editors really are the absolute best in the industry.
Combined, they have edited more postgraduate theses than any other editing firm in Australia. These have come from every university in Australia and New Zealand, and from many overseas, covering all possible disciplines. Due to our wealth of experience, personal academic achievements and overarching focus on providing an outstanding service, we provide the highest-quality and most comprehensive thesis editing available in Australia. This makes Capstone Editing’s academic editing service excellent value for money.
The highest standards of academic integrity
Universities encourage Honours, Master’s and PhD candidates to have their theses edited, provided this is done by a professional and approved copyediting service. In all of our editing, Capstone Editing maintains the highest standards of academic integrity. We follow the Australian Standards of Editing Practice , and in particular the ‘ Guidelines for Editing Research Theses ’. These guidelines require that thesis editing, while clarifying and strengthening the student’s original ideas and arguments, does not interfere with content in any way. We thus satisfy the requirements of universities. For many Australian and New Zealand universities, we are a preferred provider of thesis editing services.
Should you have any questions about our service or about thesis editing in particular, you can contact us at any time. Our client support staff will provide you with the most professional and helpful assistance possible, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer you this assurance of fast, professional client support across your time working with us, from pre-booking enquiries to attentive aftercare services. We look forward to exceeding your expectations from start to finish.
Exemplary client support
Should you have any questions about our service or about thesis editing in particular, you can contact us at any time. Our client support staff will provide you with the most professional and helpful assistance possible, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We offer you this assurance of fast, professional client support across your time working with us, from pre-booking enquiries to attentive after-care services. We look forward to exceeding your expectations from start to finish.
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We are proud of our reputation as the highest-quality thesis editing service available. Testimonials from our past clients and the examples of our editing we provide here demonstrate the quality of our work.
The following documents provide representative examples of our work for past clients.
- Applied LinguisticsAPA
I want to thank Dr Lisa Lines for the invaluable assistance she provided in editing my PhD thesis (following the ‘Guidelines for Editing Research Theses’ as per University of Adelaide requirements). The final edited thesis was perfectly expressed and did not contain any typographical or grammatical errors. This was affirmed by my thesis being accepted without corrections, which I believe is rare. I am especially grateful for the care taken to avoid changing any of my ideas in what was a complex work. In reviewing the edits and comments, I felt at all times that my work had been treated with the greatest sensitivity and respect. Lisa proved herself to be a highly skilled, professional and trustworthy editor. I highly recommend her services to postgraduates and academics seeking a professional academic editor.
Dr Radhika Seimon
NHMRC Early Career Fellow
University of Sydney
I would confidently recommend the editorial services of Dr Lisa Lines. She is fast, capable and professional. Dr Lines identified a number of places in which the expression and clarity in the grant was able to be improved. Her careful editing saved me valuable time and identified details I had missed in my own revisions. She was careful to ensure that any changes to the expression didn’t change the meaning, and clearly noted where there may have been ambiguity. In today’s competitive research environment, I honestly believe the services of Dr Lines represent a very worthwhile investment, and I intend to utilise her services again with future grants.
Dr Suzanne Nielsen
NHMRC Senior Research Fellow
University of New South Wales
A good editor may be the difference between a pass or fail, or more positively, a High Distinction or a Distinction. A good editor will not only attend to spelling, grammar, syntax and structure but will also read and understand the point of the assignment and thus recommend changes in accordance with the specific intentions of the work. A good editor is clear and precise. A good editor offers suggestions towards increasing clarity, that is, what you think you are saying may not be what you have said. This is all the job of a good editor. Dr Lisa Lines is one of the best. I have never received less than a High Distinction in any subject since using her services.
Master’s by coursework
Dr Lisa Lines was recommended to me by a colleague as an expert editor in her field. It is my pleasure to assert that her editorial services were well worth the investment made. Not only am I grateful for the numerous corrections to errors that I had missed, but I am extremely thankful for the opportunity to learn from her expertise. While I hope to implement some of these skills in the future, I will certainly engage her services again. Her attention to detail, her professionalism and her courteous manner in dealing with my work were greatly appreciated. Dr Lines formatted my thesis in such a way that it is both easy to read and navigate. It was reassuring to have someone trustworthy to help me in the final stages of my PhD. I recommend Dr Lines to students and academics alike. Thank you Lisa.
Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Our simple order process provides easy access to professional academic editing. In some cases, your university will provide funding for thesis editing and we can invoice them directly.
Clients who recommend our services to others can take advantage of our Referral Program. It is our way of thanking you for sharing your experience with Capstone Editing.
After working with us, you are so happy that you recommend our service to others.
Your friend mentions your name when submitting his or her thesis for editing.
As a thank you, you receive A$50 into your bank account and your friend receives A$20.
More information on our Referral Program