Polish your grammar

From commas and quotation marks to pronouns and prepositions, your dissertation editor will make sure your text is clear, correct and consistent.

With the Scribbr Improvement Model, the editor will catch every punctuation mistake, check your word choice and sentence structure, and comment on confusing phrasing to help you write more fluently.

Improve your style

Academic writing requires a formal tone – we advise on appropriate wording and bring your style up to dissertation level. It also demands careful formatting, so we make sure you consistently follow academic conventions when using numbers, abbreviations and quotations.

If you lack confidence in your written English, let a language expert sharpen your sentences so that your meaning shines through!

Get personal feedback

Our dissertation editors don’t just proofread – you’ll also receive guidance to help you become a better academic writer.

Your editor will highlight recurring mistakes to watch out for and provide expert tips to improve your writing.

Add-on dissertation editing services

Structure Check

A strong structure is crucial to a great dissertation. With a tailored Structure Check Report, your editor will check the organisation of your paragraphs, sections and chapters.

They’ll help you reduce repetition and redundancy, improve your headings and titles, and make sure you’ve included the right information in the right places.

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Clarity Check

When you’ve spent so long working on your dissertation, it can be hard to step back and assess the clarity of your writing.

With two checklists, your editor will let you know if your argument is logical and easy to follow. They’ll highlight contradictions and help you tell a clear, compelling story.

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Citation Editing & Paper Formatting

As well as dissertation editing, we can help you format your paper and sources.
When ordering Citation Editing will make sure your citations and reference list are complete, consistent and correctly formatted.

Paper Formatting includes creating a table of contents and list of figures, insert page numbers, and make sure your document looks impeccable.

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Fast, simple, affordable

We can proofread your dissertation in 24 hours, three days, or one week – and we guarantee we’ll never miss a deadline.

The process couldn’t be simpler: choose your turnaround time and additional editing services, upload your dissertation, select which pages you want edited, and fill in some details. Then your editor takes over!

Rates start at £0.013 per word, and you can calculate the price instantly – no need to wait for a quote.

UK proofreading editors

Professional dissertation editors available 24/7

We work with over 200 native English-speaking editors based around the world, so there’s always someone ready to take your order.

Our editors have a wide range of academic expertise, and they all go through a rigorous application and training process. Your editor knows exactly what markers want to see in a top-quality dissertation.

Any questions about your edit? Get in touch with our support team by web chat or over the phone.

Customers rate our proofreading service excellent!

Scribbr’s proofreading and editing services are rated 4.9/5 based on 2,454 reviews on Trustpilot.
4.9
Sulim Kim 16 August 2022

It was one of the top-notch…

It was one of the top-notch proofreading experiences I have ever had. I was amazed by the quality of the editing. I highly recommend.

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Kelly 16 August 2022

Professional and Patience

My editor shared with me those areas that are not clear and how I could improve them. There are also some parts which are too vague for her to understand the point I'm trying to get across. This allows me to review what I wrote. While I'm not sure if I have re-written it correctly since I did not send it for another edit, I now know what I should avoid. My editor also allows me to retain my writing style but change those that are too informal. :p I reckoned this is because the papers I'm reading are not of the best standards (and I was told about it). I'll aim to read more established papers from now on. :) Thank you.

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Jon 15 August 2022

Long time happy customer.

Long time happy customer.

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Benjamin Fechner 14 August 2022

Absolute Empfehlung!

Absolute Empfehlung! Sowas von hilfreich, echt der Wahnsinn wie viel doch noch übersehen wurde. Würde ich jederzeit wieder machen!

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Myri Hertoghs 13 August 2022

Excellent professional review

Excellent professional review! Detailed with great advice!

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Heather A 13 August 2022

AMAZING!!!

I am so glad that I found Scribbr citation generator.. I would not have gotten through my degree without it. It is very easy to use and creates a proper APA citation in seconds! Thank you Scribbr!!

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Sabrina Welte 12 August 2022

Schnell und ohne versteckte Kosten

Schnell und ohne versteckte Kosten. Katharina war eine top Lektorin. Mit persönlichem Feedback und sämtlichen Erklärungen zu den angewandten Regeln. Gerne wieder!

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Karina Baumgartner 12 August 2022

Schnell & professionell

Nina hat eine super Arbeit in kürzester Zeit gemacht! Danke :)

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Xiaojiang LIN 11 August 2022

Très satisfaite

Mon correcteur m'a donné des conseils précieux. Merci beaucoup !

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Angel 10 August 2022

Great experience

I needed urgently proofreading for my scientific paper so I decided to submit it to Scribbr (never had before). I ordered Proofreading and Editing as well as Structure check and chose a turnaround time of 24 hours. I received the revised manuscript in 6 hours. The editor's corrections and suggestions were very helpful. I am happy with the service. I also received a certificate of the revision after requesting It.

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Christof 9 August 2022

Zuerst unsicher aber sehr zufrieden!

Ich war mir unsicher, ob es mir wirklich Wert war, ein Lektorat zu buchen für meine Masterarbeit aber ich bereue es überhaupt nicht. Die Kommentare und Korrekturen meines Lektors waren sehr ausführlich und hilfreich. Die meisten davon konnte ich einfach übernehmen. Das bringt die Arbeit auf ein höheres Level!

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Arnold Bomans 9 August 2022

Amazing acuity and rapid response.

Amazing acuity and rapid response.

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ORO, Alpha Deomeg 9 August 2022

great help when I didn't know what I was doing.

This really helped me especially when I still did know how references and citation works by practice, even up until now that I am used with research works and assignments, it saves up a great amount of time.

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Jeff D 8 August 2022

PhD Dissertation Life Saving Service

Edited my 275 page dissertation in one week. Incredibly detailed grammatical corrections, but most valuable were the comments. Challenging my ideas - where my argument was weak and not understood. A copy edit with these folks is a life saver, from confused and stumped to ready for final committee review - that's a huge leap for all of us that are ABD. Considering what you've already invested, the cost is minimal and worth every penny.

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Pieter 8 August 2022

good work

Clear website, clear pricing, excellent corrections. The editor did more than only correct the document; she added valuable suggestions and tips that helped me to improve the quality of my manuscript.

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Bouchonville 8 August 2022

Correction au top

Correction au top. J'ai du mal à voir clair car j'ai lu plusieurs fois mes textes. Je trouve qu'ils ont réussi à cerner mon travail et à remettre de l'ordre dedans. Les conseils et propositions étaient adéquats et m'ont permis de changer et rajouter ce qui manquait. Je suis très satisfaite de cette correction.

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Jennifer Louise Stokstad 8 August 2022

Very professional service!

I needed a very specific German personal statement corrected, a service which they don't usually provide, but they did their best and it turned out so perfect! So thankful for that! Been using this service for a couple of years for my german studies, and it is so super practical! And successful!

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Tiger 6 August 2022

I had my reflections edited same high quality despite it being a rush job

I had my reflections edited by Scribbr and I requested Neshika again as I felt comfortable with her proofreading. As expected, she did not disappoint me with the same high quality despite it being a rush job in 24 hours. Thanks Scribbr again.

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Chelsea James 5 August 2022

Capitalization Issue - Otherwise Great

Mostly great, but there is a discrepancy between APA guidelines and the capitalization choices. In APA 7 you are only supposed to capitalize the first letter of the first word and the first letter of proper nouns, but Scribbr capitalizes the first letter of almost every word. I actually got points counted off on my assignment for this, so I hope they can fix this. Otherwise, it is great and easy to use when citing articles or web pages.

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Ortiz Quijano 5 August 2022

Información muy útil e intuitiva de…

Información muy útil e intuitiva de comprender. Muy fácil la explicación

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Can I get a sample edit?

Yes, if your document is longer than 30,000 words, you will get a sample of approximately 2,000 words. This sample edit gives you a first impression of the editor’s editing style and a chance to ask questions and give feedback.

How does the sample edit work?

You will receive the sample edit within 24 hours after placing your order. You then have 24 hours to let us know if you’re happy with the sample or if there’s something you would like the editor to do differently.

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What is Scribbr’s 100% happiness guarantee?

At Scribbr, we promise to make every customer 100% happy with the service we offer. Our philosophy: Your complaint is always justified – no denial, no doubts.

Our customer support team is here to find the solution that helps you the most, whether that’s a free new edit or a refund for the service.

Can I choose between American, British and Australian English?

Yes, in the order process you can indicate your preference for American, British, or Australian English.

If you don’t choose one, your editor will follow the style of English you currently use. If your editor has any questions about this, we will contact you.

Can I have my document edited during weekends and holidays?

Yes, our editors also work during the weekends and holidays.

Because we have many editors available, we can check your document 24 hours per day and 7 days per week, all year round.

If you choose a 72 hour deadline and upload your document on a Thursday evening, you’ll have your thesis back by Sunday evening!

Can I upload my document in sections?

Yes, you can upload your document in sections.

We try our best to ensure that the same editor checks all the different sections of your document. When you upload a new file, our system recognizes you as a returning customer, and we immediately contact the editor who helped you before.

However, we cannot guarantee that the same editor will be available. Your chances are higher if

  1. You send us your text as soon as possible and
  2. You can be flexible about the deadline.

Please note that the shorter your deadline is, the lower the chance that your previous editor is not available.

If your previous editor isn’t available, then we will inform you immediately and look for another qualified editor. Fear not! Every Scribbr editor follows the Scribbr Improvement Model and will deliver high-quality work.

English is not my first language. Can you fix all my mistakes?

Yes! Our editors are all native speakers, and they have lots of experience editing texts written by ESL students. They will make sure your grammar is perfect and point out any sentences that are difficult to understand. They’ll also notice your most common mistakes, and give you personal feedback to improve your writing in English.

 

Is the editor an expert in my field of study?

When you place an order, you can specify your field of study and we’ll match you with an editor who has familiarity with this area.

However, our editors are language specialists, not academic experts in your field. Your editor’s job is not to comment on the content of your dissertation, but to improve your language and help you express your ideas as clearly and fluently as possible.

This means that your editor will understand your text well enough to give feedback on its clarity, logic and structure, but not on the accuracy or originality of its content.

Good academic writing should be understandable to a non-expert reader, and we believe that academic editing is a discipline in itself. The research, ideas and arguments are all yours – we’re here to make sure they shine!