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Data analysis and SPSS!

If you are in the middle of your master’s dissertation, you might be getting ready to do some data analysis using SPSS. If you’ve never used it before, it can be quite daunting. But there is lots of help available … Continue reading

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Making a research poster!

In your university and academic career, you will be asked to make a poster about your research. It’s a challenge to make a poster in your first language, and a bigger one in a second language! There is a lot … Continue reading

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How to read an Abstract

When you’re collecting journal articles to read for your Literature Review, you haven’t got time to read each article in full, so being able to read the abstract effectively is a vital skill. Something that might help you get to … Continue reading

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Writing your research question

If you’re writing a Master’s dissertation this year, one of your first steps is to decide on, and write, your research question, or questions. Essentially this is the question you are going to attempt to answer in your dissertation. So, … Continue reading

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Referencing and citation

You probably already know how important accurate referencing and citation is when you are writing your academic essays and assignments. If you’ve just started getting ready for your Master’s dissertation, be aware that being able to reference and cite fully … Continue reading

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Starting your Master’s Dissertation

At this time of year, thousands of students are embarking on a terrifying journey…. as they start thinking about their Master’s dissertation! If you’re studying for a Master’s in the UK, you may well have to write a dissertation as … Continue reading

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