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Dissertations and Final Year Projects

Getting your Dissertations and Projects right can be vital. On this page there are materials to help you with preparing your Dissertations and Projects.



Workshop Video

A video recording of the Skills for Learning online workshop "Dissertations and Final-year Projects"

[Coming soon]


LSBU: Writing your abstract - A screencast by Andrew Read

LSBU: Dissertations and project reports - A screencast by Andrew Read

LSBU: Editing your literature review - A screencast by Andrew Read



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What are the steps in preparing for a project or dissertation?




The sections of a dissertation or thesis. Put the sections in the right order. This is a good way to familiarise yourself with the standard sections and, at the same time, think about whether you need that section and what you will put in it. 




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HowTo Guide: Dissertations and Final-year Projects:  This has lots of essential information about Dissertations and projects.

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