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Writing a dissertation

The advice given here is very general in nature: you must always check with your supervisor and with course documentation what the specific requirements are on your course. A good dissertation will:  have a clear objective, based on a well … Continue reading

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How to write a thesis

For most postgraduate students the idea of writing a thesis or dissertation is quite daunting. It will certainly be the longest writing task they have done, and many will feel nervous about how they will cope with it. In this section we … Continue reading

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How to write a dissertation

Abstract An inadequate understanding of standards of academic authorship is identified in previous undergraduate dissertation submissions.  In order to remedy this, a general schema for organising and presenting the material of a dissertation is proposed.  This is given in two … Continue reading

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