When you are starting your final year project or dissertation you will need a range of skills to help you succeed.
Learn what is involved in thinking critically.
Share UCL resources and support for postgraduate taught students writing their dissertations
A dissertation is a great opportunity to for students to bring together all the knowledge and skills of analysis and critical thinking they’ve been developing over their time at UCL.
The Dissertation Support Office provides GSEP students and faculty with resources and assistance in meeting both methodological and style guidelines for research and writing within the fields of Education and Psychology.
To access detailed information about the dissertation process and requirements, select either Education or Psychology below:
The module requirements for research projects may have changed since these examples were written. Refer to your module guidelines to make sure that you address all of the current assessment criteria.
These dissertations achieved a mark of 80 or higher:
Completing a dissertation based on a secondary analysis of a big data set demonstrates highly sought after skills and is a great addition to any CV in today’s graduate job market.
We offer advice to dissertation students working with quantitative data.
These pages provide all the resources you need to prepare and submit your thesis or dissertation according to Graduate School requirements. Should you need further assistance, you may contact the Thesis Office by email, phone or in person. Here are some of the ways we can help you:
- Fully explain and demonstrate all document format requirements and technical specifications in the context of your unique document.
- Review your documentation style and citation format.
- Describe the electronic submission process step by step.
- Point you to sources of additional help when needed.
“Critiquing the Literature” [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)
“Organizing the Literature” [slides] (University of Saskatchewan)
Applications are suspended for the current cycle.
Awards will not exceed $300 for master’s students or $600 for doctoral students, and will often be less, depending on the demand.
Always follow your school guidelines for writing your project or dissertation.
The aim of this guide is to help you prepare for your dissertation or major project at Teesside University.
Nine topics cover a range of issues in the writing process. In each you will find quotes that are professional responses to common questions about thesis writing. They come from interviews with professional writers, successful doctorate students and writing experts. These quotes can be used as training materials for groupwork or individual study, as well as providing food for thought and inspiration.
These pages provide writing skills support for dissertation writers and thesis writers. It’s not a conventional how-to guide, but rather provides a variety of voices.