Dif­fe­ren­ces when con­s­i­de­ring cour­se­work plus an abs­tract for a stu­dent that is new They will most likely ans­wer: Almost no dif­fe­rence if you ask a fresh­man a simi­lar ques­ti­on. Pos­si­b­ly in amount: abs­tract is all about 15 — 20 pages, and a cour­se­work is from 25 to 30″.