Writing for Master's

Preparing your Dissertation

Tutor: Dr Elena Forasacco
Course Level: Level 2

This workshop examines some of the planning and preparation strategies as support for the preparation of your dissertation.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Create a structure for your dissertation
  • Employ planning strategies to become a more effective writer
  • Use writing strategies to become a more effective writer
  • Assess your dissertation

Dates

  • Wednesday 20 November 2019, 12:30-15:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 25 March 2020, 12:30-15:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 15 April 2020, 13:30-16:00, South Kensington

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Preparing your Literature Review

Tutor: Dr Elena Forasacco
Course Level: 
Level 1

The literature review is a key section of your thesis, and it is important to understand how to start, what to include and how to structure it.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Define your literature review from your research question
  • Identify the boundaries of your literature review with reference to your research question
  • Assess the usefulness of different sources of literature
  • Employ effective reading strategies
  • Structure a literature review based on a research question

Dates

  • Wednesday 06 November 2019, 13:30-16:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 04 December 2019, 13:30-16:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 12 February 2020, 12:30-15:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 11 March 2020, 13:30-16:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 22 April 2020, 13:30-16:00, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 03 June 2020, 13:30-16:00, South Kensington 

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Preparing a PhD Proposal (MRes)

Tutor: Dr Elena Forasacco
Course Level: Level 2

In this workshop you will learn about the contents and the structure of a research proposal. You will also analyse a PhD research proposal and start writing a draft version.

In preparation for the workshop, you must think about a project (context, motivation, methods, potential results, importance of the project, potential supervisor) you would like to develop during your doctorate.

Note: registrations will close 1 week before the workshop.

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Identify the key contents required to write a research proposal
  • Recognise the importance of having a clear structure
  • Analyse a written PhD research proposal
  • Write a draft version of the research proposal

Dates

  • Wednesday 27 November 2019, 13:00-14:30, South Kensington
  • Wednesday 06 May 202013:30-15:00, South Kensington

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