Managing Success - Under Graduate Dissertation/Project

Ref : SSK0005JK01

Theme : Academic Skills

Contributor : Jonathan Knowles

Jonathan Knowles has considerable experience in running undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in the UK and mainland Europe. He is a full time lecturer at a modern university in Cambridge and as an international lecturer, he regularly teaches in six European universities and is a guest lecturer in a University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland.

Video Content

The video gives an overview of the dissertation creation process, starting with prereading, planning and finally writing the dissertation. Emphasis is given to developing research skills and enjoying research.

Learning Objectives

- to develop a working knowledge of the processes and practices of conducting research.
- to gain a working understanding of the research cycle
- to appreciate that sound reserach is underpinned by pre-reading and planning

Key Words

Creation process, conducting research, research cycle, pre-reading, planning, dissertation, research skills