These resources will take you through how to plan, research and choose a topic for your dissertation. They will help you to produce a well planned, researched dissertation that will hold your interest and the interest of your reader.

Dissertations: planning

This resource will highlight some of the key stages in planning to write your dissertation. It will also highlight some useful tools to help you along the way.

Dissertations: the A-Z of literature reviews

This resource will give you an introduction to literature reviews. It will also give you advice on what a good literature should include, and how to prepare for writing your literature review.

Dissertations: choosing your topic

This resource focuses on choosing a topic for your dissertation. It will take you through the key elements of the early stages of your dissertation such as writing your research question and the objectives for achieving it.