How to Write a Dissertation or Thesis
Each and every student suffers from a daunting and quite challenging experience of writing a thesis or a dissertation for their bachelor’s or master’s degree. Further, we will use these two terms as synonyms, as various countries and universities have the same or slightly different shade of meaning of these words. Nevertheless, no matter how the most important piece of written independent work is called in your country, it requires a range of steps to be completed.
Writing your dissertation as well as your thesis writing should be thoroughly planned, your writing process should be consistent and organized and your efforts should be rewarded with an excellent grade in the end. To succeed in writing dissertation or thesis you should remember to:
Manage Your Time Wisely!Think in advance how much time you will approximately have to devote to the research and writing process. In order to save your precious time you can use a professional service and buy a dissertation from experts.
Make It Structured!Your dissertation/thesis is considered to be structured in case it corresponds with the obligatory criteria. It has to include Introduction and/or Research Proposal where a student states the research question, provides a brief context of the raised issue, purpose of the research and relevant theoretical background. Literature Review and Methodology parts are mutually complementary Methodology tells us how the research was carried out while Literature Review part confirms the provided context and serves as a mean of evaluation, exploration and instrumentation. Results and Discussion or Conclusions part should reveal and summarize the results you’ve got as a result of the conducted research. Extra Sections part is optional one and is used by the students who have some additional materials like diagrams, statistics, pictures, etc.
Stick to the Writing Style!Before writing your thesis/ dissertation, make sure you’ve got familiarized with the required formats (whether the usual format of the third person plural and passive voice constructions are required or any other remarks), preferred styles (APA, MLA, Chicago, Harvard, Turabian or other) and templates. All these details are necessary to simplify your hard work. Avoid using figurative language and composite sentences.
Consult With Your Academic Supervisor!Never feel shy to ask your academic advisor for help. Though, remember that nobody will make your work done for you. Discuss and clarify with your supervisor the way you will collaborate, the consulting hours, deadlines of your drafts, final copy and contact information. Your relationships with a supervisor should be solid and built on the mutual understanding. If so, you have less stuff to worry about
Proof-Read and Edit!Your final but the most responsible step involves a thorough polishing of your dissertation/thesis. Your ultimate draft isn’t finished unless you’ve spent time on proof-reading it, editing all the major and minor mistakes and proof-reading it once again!
Don’t let your lack of motivation or boredom reduce to a zero all your endeavors. You are on a homestretch! Good luck with your independent piece of writing!