This section will provide an overview of the process required to undertake an extended piece of work such as doctoral thesis, research proposal, dissertation, project, extended essay etc.

The prospect of a self-directed piece of work whose word length can range from 3000 - 20,000 words can be daunting, but the practical steps outlined in this tutorial can help.

The tutorial includes advice from academics and also interactive knowledge checks where you can consolidate what you have just learned. Select 'Start Tutorial' below to launch the tutorial.


Writing a Dissertation Tutorial

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This tutorial contains links to reading lists for each section. You may also find the other sections of LEAP Online useful, particularly the sections in My Academic Development.