The Student's Guide to Preparing Dissertations and Theses / Edition 2

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Overview

When writing a dissertation or thesis, it is essential to produce a work that is well-structured and well-presented. Giving clear examples throughout, this book offers all the practical advice that students will need, when writing a dissertation or thesis.

  • Part 1: Content - from the layout order of contents to the compilation of the bibliography and appendices
  • Part 2:
    Presentation and Style - the details of how work should be presented and covering aspects such as writing styles, page numbers, margins and abbreviations.

The first edition of this book contributed to improving countless dissertations and this new edition will continue to do the same - using the practical advice and guidance it offers could mean the difference between success and failure.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415334860
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 7/6/2004
  • Series: Routledge Study Guides
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.40 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Brian Allison was Emeritus Professor of Education at De Montfort University.
Phil Race works part-time at the University of Leeds as a higher education consultant.

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Table of Contents

Part 1: An Overview of the Task 1. Getting Things in the Right Order 2. Title Page 3. Abstract 4. Author Declarations 5. Acknowledgements 6. Main Body of the Dissertation 7. Appendices 8. Bibliography Part 2: Getting Your Act Together: The Key Processes 9. Capturing Your Research 10. Writing It Up: Getting Started, and Keeping Going 11. Organising Your Files 12. Winding Yourself Up? Part 3: Nuts and Bolts: More Detail About the Main Elements 13. Paper Size 14. Page Margins 15. Page Numbers 16. Style of Writing 17. Abbreviations 18. Numbers 19. Chapters 20. References 21. Notes 22. Quotations 23. Tables 24. Figures 25. Typing 26. Binding 27. Instructions for Typists

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