Your undergraduate dissertation is a substantial piece of independent academic study, and is based on broader reading/writing than is typical of essays or reports. This workshop will provide useful tips and resources to help you plan and structure your dissertation.
By the end of the workshop you will be able to:
Who is this workshop for?
This workshop is ideal for third year undergraduate students from any discipline who are beginning to write their dissertation. A second workshop 'Finished your undergraduate dissertation' will be run in Semester 2.
This workshop is run by a Library Skills Adviser
Related study skills
The following sessions will help you to improve your academic thinking, reading and writing skills:
You also need to understand the concepts of referencing and paraphrasing that form an important part of academic writing.
If you already understand the basic principles of referencing and want to develop your skills in the appropriate system, one of the following workshops will help:
* Check with your department/school to find out which of the University’s four referencing systems you should use