Dissertation Thesis Tips
Thesis - Introduction
Be sure to mention the issue or problem and describe your hypothesis.
- Provide the best story as you
- Make sure you have enough of
undeniable evidence to back up your arguments.
- Include necessary amount of quotes
from other works in the field.
- Keep in mind that people often make
their first impression reading the first pages of dissertation.
- Make sure you included all necessary explanations of terminology. People have different backgrounds
- Explain a solid definition of your problem or issue
which can be understandable to your reader without going on the internet and
looking for what you meant.
- Describe how your thesis can contribute to current
- Be honest in stating advantages of your thesis. You
have to sell it and do it right.
- Use hyperboles. Your evidence might be reliable, but
not "extremely reliable"
- Use difficult language. Try to write in the simplest
English as you can.
- Try to tell your reader that your topic covers the entire scientific area. Your thesis is more likely to be focused on something specific.
Thesis - Literature Review
Identify the most important players at the field of your research.
- Carry out an investigation of your topic area. Make
sure you know all latest work well.
- Describe that all literature reviewed in your
dissertation is mentioned in the text.
- Your result must sound like a solid scientific work.
- Provide all reviewed literature.
- Identify the importance of each scientific work you
- Provide shortcoming of the literature, but only when it can justify your own approach.
- Do not try to just demonstrate your knowledge of the
- Try to make your critique of reviewed literature sound
personal. You might dislike the author but he or he still did good work.
Thesis Body Section
- Do not try to do everything by yourself. Seek help
from your coordinator or advisor.
- Maintain logical progression of each chapter of your
- Do not forget that your thesis is a story of yours
- Look for different ways to demonstrate data. Text is
not the only option.
- Be clear in stating your assumptions and limitations.
- Provide concrete supporting evidence and examples.
- Describe how your assumptions are important to the
- Describe advantages
of your approach one by one. Touting them all is not professional.