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Dissertation Survival Guide: Home

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

Need help?

Need help with your dissertation?

For support with literature searching, using Summon and other library databases, referencing, and more, please contact the Library.

Email library@hud.ac.uk with questions, or to book a one-to-one appointment.

For help with academic writing, please contact the Academic Skills Tutor for your School.