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Guidance on how to complete your Dissertation/Final Year Project and make the most of Library and IT Services and Resources

Our six step guide

Here is a guide compiled by the Library and Students Union to help you get started with your dissertation/final year project.  It details six stages which you need to achieve in order to take your dissertation to the next level.  These stages are:

Step One: Decide your research question
Step Two: The all-important literature review
Step Three: Carry out your research
Step Four: Analyse your results
Step Five: Writing up your research
Step Six: The Finishing Touches

Dissertation Survival Workshops

Book on one of our workshops that are running in term 2

1.  What’s already out there?
Conducting a literature search

2.  Building your lit review
Using Lego to develop your literature review, hone your ideas and get immediate feedback

3.  RefWorks

Take the pain out of referencing by using RefWorks

4.  Introduction to SPSS
Learn how to do some basic analysis using SPSS 

5.  Word for your dissertation
Effectively using Microsoft Word. 


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