Dr Jana Martiskova
Are you confused what should be included in your final year dissertation and what shouldn’t be?
Are you becoming puzzled the more you search that on the internet?
If we are describing exactly your situation and you want help then you have reached the right place.
Dissertation outlooks are quite different from other assignments. They need to be composed with patience, detail and intelligence and structured carefully they are to be approved.
So, what should be included in the final dissertation project?
Let’s have a look at the seven most important components of a dissertation without which your research report will not be completed:
It is composed after the completion of the entire dissertation project but placed at the beginning. Usually there are two columns containing the titles, sub-titles and page numbers of the dissertation chapters. Roman numerals are preferred to mention all pages.
An abstract is a concise summary of the dissertation and is not composed in more than 300 words. The main purpose of inserting an abstract is to let a reader get the central idea of the whole dissertation in some minutes so that he can decide if he wants to continue reading the dissertation or not.
Introduction is a short glimpse of what a reader can be expected in the coming dissertation. It should address three things one by one:
The Literature Review is part is where you discuss how the previous researches have been conducted on a similar theme and what has their outcome been. After the literature review come the methodology of the research report where you will inform regarding the actual investigative process of your research. This is where you will mention your data gathering methods and what statistical software you will use to analyze the data for the findings.
In this part of the research report, you will interpret the findings of your results in an unbiased form. This part of the report must be composed objectively and should not consist of personal opinions.
This is the last part of the research report where you will acknowledge all the sources from where you have taken information. This is an important part of your creative dissertation as it ensures that you are not plagiarizing someone else’s report as your own.
So, there you have seven important components that will complete your dissertation report.