How To Write A Thesis

Rowena Murray

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Providing down-to-earth guidance to help students shape their theses, Rowena Murray offers valuable advice and practical tips and techniques. Useful summaries and checklists help students to stay on track or regain their way.

Moving beyond the basics of thesis writing, the book introduces practical writing techniques such as freewriting, generative writing and binge writing. Issues such as working out the criteria for your thesis, writer's block, writing a literature review and making notes into a draft are also covered.
New to this edition:
New introduction by students - 'How I used this book'

Update on doctoral skills set and Training Needs Analysis
Extended treatment of plagiarism - and how to avoid it
Expanded section on students' well-being
Learning outcomes for each chapter
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMaidenhead
PublisherOpen University Press
Number of pages344
ISBN (Electronic)9780335244294
ISBN (Print)0335244289, 9780335244287
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2011
Externally publishedYes


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