Category: Writing

Effective Note Taking

Taking effective notes while at a lecture or when reading, can assist in many ways. This brief article will explain how. Having readymade revision material Providing a comprehensive list of further questions and research topics Giving you a chronology of …

How to proof-read your essay

Proof-reading your essay needn’t be left for someone else to do. Although there are obvious benefits of having a sharp eye pass over your work, there are also good reasons why you should be doing it yourself. The key element …

Making the most of your degree

There’s plenty of debate as to whether degrees can lay the platform for a good career path, with some suggesting that there is more to be gained by getting straight into job after leaving school or taking on an apprenticeships. …

Writing a good literature review

By Julian Weber The literature review should be the easiest part of your dissertation: you’ve read what you need to read and have no doubt formulated your main arguments, so it shouldn’t be a daunting task, right? More often than …

How to write a good book review

By Julian Weber A good book review will not only put forward personal likes and dislikes but will engage with the text, situating within its genre. This is true for fiction as well as non-fiction. Whether you are reviewing a …

How to write a good dissertation: the Conclusion

(PART VI) In the previous posts we proposed some ideas on how to write the individual chapters of your dissertation. In this post we will help you out with the final part- the conclusion, which needs to give a good …

How to write a good dissertation: the data analysis

(Part V) The data analysis chapter is the most important part of your research project. It reveals your results, and the specific findings of your dissertation. The data analysis chapter therefore has to be arranged very carefully, and the findings …

How to write a good dissertation: the results

(Part IV) In this section we will look at the arrangement of the Results Chapter of your dissertation. It is an important stage in the preparation of theses and dissertations, because this is your opportunity to present the results from …

How to write a good dissertation: the methodology

(Part III) Now that we have given some suggestions on how to provide good introduction and literature review chapter, it is important to discuss some techniques related to what many students describe as the most difficult chapter in their dissertation …

How to Write a Good Dissertation: the Literature Review

(Part 2) For some of you dissertation time has already begun, and we understand the pressure and the challenge of writing a good dissertation. In our last post we shared with you some advice on how to write good introduction, …