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Learning Outcomes
1. Recognise the purpose of a dissertation, the importance of working effectively with your supervisor and the challenge of managing your study time effectively
2. Select and research a topic, with due attention to methodology and related theory
3. Structure and write up the dissertation effectively, thinking critically and writing with accuracy and style
4. Evaluate own performance against a list of generic assessment criteria for dissertations

Contents
1.0 The Dissertation: an Overview
1.1 What is a dissertation?
1.2 How to manage your supervisor
1.3 The importance of time management

2.0 Selecting and Researching your Topic
2.1 Choosing your topic: the hunt for an idea
2.2 Conducting a literature search or review
2.3 Researching and exploring the topic: methods and methodologies
2.4 The importance of having a a?thesisa and evaluating it critically
2.5 Managing your notes

3.0 Writing up your Findings
3.1 Planning and staging your deadlines
3.2 Creating an appropriate structure for the dissertation
3.3 Maintaining academic principles: ethics, referencing and intellectual honesty
3.4 Writing with accuracy and elegance

4.0 Being your own Critic before Submitting your Work
4.1 Using a self-evaluation checklist
4.2 Related approaches

5.0 Over to you