Doing Your Masters Dissertation
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Doing Your Masters Dissertation : Realizing your potential as a social scientist

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Doing Your Masters Dissertation is a practical and comprehensive guide to researching, preparing and writing a dissertation at Masters level. It adopts a well-structured and logical approach, and takes the student through all the stages necessary to complete their research and write a successful dissertation.
Key features of the book include:




Step-by-step coverage - sections on choosing a topic, research design, methodology and presenting data and writing up
An up-to-date list of key reference materials, both printed and electronic
Advice on ethical guidelines
Information on assessment criteria
Student-focused throughout with a broad range of worked examples and guidelines for further reading.


Written in an engaging and accessible manner, this textbook is an essential resource for postgraduate students across the social sciences required to complete a Masters dissertation.





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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 170 x 240 x 32mm | 839.16g
  • Thousand Oaks, United States
  • English
  • 0761942173
  • 9780761942177
  • 226,968

Table of contents

PART ONE: ESSENTIAL PREPARATION FOR YOUR DISSERTATION
What Is a Masters?
Managing Your Transitition to Masters
Finding and Formulating Your Topic
Imagining Your Dissertation
Choosing Which Type of Dissertation to Do
Searching and Reviewing the Literature
PART TWO: RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODOLOGY
Methodological Assumptions and Beliefs
Methodological Choices And Consequences
Research Ethics and Standards
Research Design
PART THREE: DOING THE WRITING
Writing Your Research Proposal
Writing Your Dissertation
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About Christopher Hart

Chris Hart is Senior Lecturer in Management and Organizational Studies at the University of Central England, Birmingham.
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