Dissertation Toolkit

The ability to conduct independent research is an essential component of University study. Research skills are required for all kinds of academic work; from searching for and reading literature, to interpreting and applying chosen sources of information.


Searching for Literature?


For practical tips and advice on search strategies and accessing resources, please click the link below.

Searching for Literature

Writing a Dissertation?


Dissertations present the opportunity to research a chosen topic / question in much greater depth than is required for a typical undergraduate essay. There are many stages involved; from formulating a research proposal, to writing up your findings. Click on the link below for resources on some of the processes involved.

Writing a Dissertation