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Dissertations and research projects

Online study guides for every stage of your research project, from planning to writing up. Also includes advice on writing a remote dissertation while social distancing measures are in place.

Link to remote research guideGuide for planning your research projectGuide to writing up research

Guide to qualitative research

Guide to quantitative research

Using this guide

Welcome to the home of our Skills Centre resources and online study guides to support your research project. Use the list below to help identify the type of resource that will be most useful to you, depending on how much time you have today. Choose from:

  • Online study guides - Detailed, step-by-step guides to each part of the research process, written by our academic skills tutors. Filled with practical tips and strategies to integrate into your studies. Read time: 1 hour. 

  • Quick reads- Dip into our bite size resources - perfect for fitting into the small gaps in your day. Read time: 5-10 mins.
  •  e-learning and e-books - Work though an interactive online module or explore our recommended e-books for more detailed information. Read time: 30 mins.

  • SkillsCheck - Reflect on your current skillset and get tailored recommendations for how to take your academic writing to the next level. 

Looking for sessions and tutorials on this topic? Find out more about our session types and how to register to book for sessions. You can view our full and up-to-date availability in UniHub Appointments and Events

Not sure where to start developing your academic skills? Take the SkillsCheck for personalised recommendations on how to build your academic writing and study skills alongside your course.