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Dissertations - Getting Started: Help


Dissertations: getting started

girl studyingThe aim of this workshop is to prepare you for the task of getting started on your dissertation or major project at Teesside University.

By the end of this workshop you should be able to:                                  

•  Understand the key aspects of preparing for a dissertation or project
•  Think about  an initial topic
•  Recognise the purpose of a literature review
•  Identify issues to consider in your planning

Workshop materials & handouts

Forthcoming Workshops

Thursday 3 October 13.00 - 14.00 T1.01
Tuesday 5 November 12.00 - 13.00 T1.03

The materials on this page will help you or you can ask for help by emailing 

There's no need to book - just come along

If you need any adjustments to fully access this session, please contact in advance.

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Before you begin make sure you are familiar with your school guidelines for writing your project or dissertation.

You may find the material on the LibGuides for  Doing a Literature Search for Your Dissertation or Project useful.

It includes this helpful workbook to assist you with the literature searching for your dissertation preparation: Literature Search Workbook


Further Reading

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