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 2,362 reviews on Trustpilot.
4.9
Addie Allison 27 June 2022

So helpful!

I felt so much better about my graduate essay submission after getting edits. The feedback was thoughtful and thorough.

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Eda Soydemir 26 June 2022

Jeder cent hat sich gelohnt

Jeder cent hat sich gelohnt, ich werde es meinen freunden weiter empfehlen. Die Korrektur kam wie versprochen an und alles konnte einfach übernommen und verfolgt werden.

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Celine 26 June 2022

I am very satisfied with the editing…

I am very satisfied with the editing and proofreading service offered by Scribbr. My editor Katherine did an exceptionally good job and I would like to thank her once again for her help.

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Leon 26 June 2022

Aufwertung der Arbeit!

Die Korrektur kommt zuverlässig in der angegeben Zeit zurück. Das Lektorat mit Rechtschreibung und Grammatik wertet die Arbeit extrem auf. Ich bin froh den Service genutzt zu haben. Vielen Dank!

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Ivan S. 26 June 2022

Great

Great! Highly recommend.

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Reshad 25 June 2022

Perfect feedback

Astrid heeft op mijn onderzoeksartikel heel goed feedback gegeven. De feedback is erg duidelijk en ook heel fijn dat ze e.e.a. heeft aangepast (wat ik terug kan zien) en dat ze ook stukjes toelichting heeft bijgetypt als commentaar is ook erg fijn!

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Noa Van Der Mee 24 June 2022

Super goed geholpen en waardevolle…

Super goed geholpen en waardevolle feedback gekregen die ik eerder nog niet heb gekregen! :) Kan met een gerust hart straks mijn scriptie inleveren. Blijf natuurlijk wel benieuwd naar het resultaat.

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Ili 24 June 2022

Cecille did a really great job to…

Cecille did a really great job to improve my thesis. Im very satisfied!

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N G 23 June 2022

Perfect

Perfect! this was exactly what my thesis needed.

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Michel Arm 22 June 2022

Great service!

Scribbr lifted my white paper to another level. I am delighted with the contribution!

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klant 22 June 2022

Top feedback en snelle reactie

Top feedback en snelle reactie. Gaat mijn scriptie zeker een hoger punt opleveren.

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Simona Nastasi 20 June 2022

great correction job

I am very happy with the correction of my thesis. It was detailed and constructive. The comments were really helpful and informative. I can absolutely recommend this service!

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Hanna Linderholt 20 June 2022

A strong 4

The process was really simple and I got some advice and help with better grammar and structure of sentences. The customers service was also excellent in helping me with some questions. I want to give it a strong 4, the reason for this is that it helped a lot but my teacher still had some notes on grammar/sentences after the corrections of this service

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Kathleen Benjamin 19 June 2022

Highest praise and gratitude for this service

I cannot remotely begin to adequately express how grateful I am that this service is available and for the hard work of the editing team. The customizable options are absolutely phenomenal; the 24hour option is truly live saving. The user friendly website, process of looking at information for what services I needed, information to understand how the process would work, uploading my documents, options to add notes, timely emails, and ease of accessing the revised documents was truly an impressive service. The comments on my 'most common mistakes' is a resource I will be able to use going forward to improve my writing skills, so helpful! I would highly recommend this service to anyone and everyone (maybe don't wait until your project deadline is 2 days away, but if that does happen to you like it did me, you will be so thankful for choosing this service!)

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Jacquie Orrellana Herrera 19 June 2022

nöjd kund

Det här var mitt bästa beslut att prova scribbr! Gav oss bra feedback och hjälp! Tack vare vår underbara korrekturläsare så kunde vår uppsats bli godkänd! Rekommenderar starkt att testa scribbr om du inte redan gjort det!

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‘ Daria 18 June 2022

Prettige en bruikbare feedback

Prettige en bruikbare feedback. Veel geleerd voor in de toekomst.

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Chris 17 June 2022

Eine umfangreiche Korrektur in rund 24 Stunden.

Danke für die umfangreiche Korrektur! Die Vorschläge waren sehr gut durchdacht und haben sich gut in die Arbeit eingefügt, auch der technische Aspekt ist dabei korrekt und logisch rübergekommen. Auch wenn mich der Preis zu Beginn fast abgeschreckt hätte, kann ich jetzt sagen, dass ich froh bin das Geld investiert zu haben. In diesem Ausmaß hätte die Korrektur wohl keiner meiner Bekannten durchführen können. Und das alles in rund 24 Stunden - Respekt und Danke dafür!

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Vivian 17 June 2022

It was amazing!

It was amazing!! The feedback improved my PhD thesis to a great extend & I am extremely happy with the great feedback & input. It was all very transparent & comprehensible.

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Sabrina Drechsel 16 June 2022

Investition, die sich lohnt!

Ich habe noch nie ein Lektorat in Auftrag gegeben und bin super zufrieden. Meine Bachelorarbeit hat den letzten Schliff bekommen, so wie ich es mir gewünscht habe. Gerne wieder!

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Alev 16 June 2022

Super Arbeit

Super Arbeit. Da lohnt sich jeder Cent.

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We’re so confident in our proofreading service that, if you’re not 100% happy with your editor’s work, you get your money back or your document re-edited for free.

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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!