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Skills Team Workshops: Doing a literature review

Doing a literature review

About this workshop

Workshop description

This workshop is designed to introduce the process of planning, researching, structuring and writing a literature review.

Learning outcomes

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

  • The purpose of a literature review
  • Searching the literature
  • Reading research material critically
  • Structuring a review
  • How to write it (using a clear line of argument)

Who this workshop is for

It is aimed at final year undergraduate students writing a literature review, dissertation or independent study. Final year Nursing students would not be advised to attend as more specific and directed information is provided through their own programme modules.


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:

Finding resources Planning a search strategy Literature reviews