How To Write A First-Class Dissertation Or Thesis
(Without Losing Your Mind)
Whether you’re just starting to think about potential dissertation or thesis topics, or you’re already knee-deep in your analysis, we’ve crafted this series to help you understand exactly how to write a first-class dissertation or thesis, the smart way.
This series covers a little bit of everything – from initial research topic ideation, to proposal writing, literature review, analysis and more. You can read or watch each lesson in order, or skip to whichever ones are most relevant to you.
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Topic ideation & proposal
- What exactly is a dissertation (or thesis)
- How to find a dissertation or thesis topic
- How to write a convincing research proposal
- How to structure your dissertation or thesis
- How to write an A-grade literature review
- How to read (and understand) academic journal articles quickly
- How to organise and catalogue your literature
- How to craft convincing arguments in your literature review
- Descriptive vs analytical writing in your literature review
- Apps, tools and services to optimise your dissertation writing process
- How to reduce word count when writing your dissertation
- How to use Mendeley
- How to use Zotero
This series is a continuous work in progress, so be sure to check back often for new content covering how to write a dissertation or thesis. Also, if you have a topic you’d like to see covered, be sure to leave a comment at the bottom of the page.