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.

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Searching for Literature?

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

Searching for Literature

Writing a Dissertation?

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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