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Excellent Dissertations!

2nd Edition
0335238610 · 9780335238613
"I honestly found this better than my dissertation supervisor. It was never off my desk and I scanned it thoroughly and followed it religiously. Highly recommended with a proven technique to help you gain a good mark!" Amazon reviewer "This book i… Read More
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Producing a dissertation. READ THIS FIRST!

Introduction

Part One: Preliminaries

Formal requirements and arrangements
Pleasing the examiners
You and your supervisor

Part Two: Getting started

The 'twin-track': your project and your dissertation
Project and dissertation: Exploring the literature
Project: Making a shortlist of possible subjects
Project: Choosing your preferred subject
Dissertation: Choosing your title
Project: Methodology
Project: Materials
Project and dissertation: Time management and planning

Part Three: The 'middle period'

Keeping everything under control
Project: Being your own manager
Dissertation: Creating your literature review
Project and dissertation: Making use of quotations
Dissertation: Developing your outline

Part Four: The 'end-game'

The challenge to complete
Project: Concluding your work
Dissertation: Producing your first draft and finalizing your outline
Dissertation: Improving your draft
Dissertation: Conforming to good academic practice
Avoiding Plagiarism
Dissertation: Final editing

"I honestly found this better than my dissertation supervisor. It was never off my desk and I scanned it thoroughly and followed it religiously. Highly recommended with a proven technique to help you gain a good mark!"
Amazon reviewer

"This book is, well...excellent! Simply and succinctly it takes you through each stage of planning a dissertation."
The Psychologist

A dissertation is likely to be the largest single piece of work you will be asked to produce. This handy book guides you through the whole process: planning your dissertation project, managing it, and writing it up. It offers friendly and practical advice and addresses all the questions students ask, including:

  • How do I choose a topic?
  • How should I manage my time?
  • How can I make best use of my supervisor?
  • How many chapters should my dissertation have?
  • Which is the best referencing system to use?
Excellent Dissertations! Second Edition is a lively, concise and to-the point guide, which will steer you through the entire dissertation process.

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