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Skills Team Workshops: Starting your undergraduate dissertation or independent study

Starting your undergraduate dissertation or independent study

About this workshop

Workshop description

Your undergraduate dissertation or independent study 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.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Construct the key structural elements
  • Understand the academic writing style
  • Consider research design and data collection

Who this workshop is for

This workshop is ideal for third-year undergraduate students from any discipline who are beginning to write their dissertation or independent study.


This workshop is run by an Academic & Library Specialist from the Brynmor Jones Library Skills Team.

Workshop format & availability

Register for this workshop

To book your place on this workshop, click on one of the dates below to access the booking form.

Relevant SkillsGuides

More information on this topic can be found on the following SkillsGuides:

Dissertations Canvas Course