Resources for dissertation students


Some of these are power points, some Word documents. Save them to your computer by using your mouse (right click each link then select “save target as”):

Introduction to dissertation research

Terms in academic research – a glossary

Locating research within the discipline

How to take appropriate initiative

Academic writing and citation

APA referencing guide

Correct academic style

Introductions – how to create a great first paragraph

Academic quality

Doing a literature review

What to include in a methodology section

Critical thinking

Improving on a high grade

50 tips to improve essays – full text – some bits may be useful

50 tips to improve essays – summary – some bits may be useful