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External links and resources:

Dissertations resources:

This guide Generating ideas and forming a question  produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information on what a dissertation looks like, how to find a topic and then how produce a question for your dissertation.

This guide Doing the research produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about planning and structuring your research.

This guide ‌Writing up your dissertation produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about time management.

 

Literature review resources:

This guide Starting a literature review produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about the process of a literature review and how to get started.

This guide Undertaking a literature review produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, looks at how much reading you should be doing for your literature review and looks at how to organise your information.

This guide Developing your literature review produced by University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about how to analyse critically and how to write your discussion section. 

Postgraduate Level

Masters Level

Writing at Masters Level

PhD Level

PhD Study - a small and concise guide

 

You can also watch our short video below.

 

International

Top Tips for International Students

 

You can also watch our short video below.

 

External links and resources:

Using English for Academic Purposes website by Andy Gillet has really useful materials and exercises on using English for academic purposes. It also covers grammar, accuracy and vocabulary.

Avoiding plagiarism: A guide for International students website by the British Council explains what plagiarism means in the UK.

The University of Bath's has section on their website page called Time Management which has lots of information about how to get organised and schedule your workload. This website page has links to a time sheet, semester planner and weekly planner, which are really useful tools to help you stay focused. 

Don't forget to have a look at our Essay Terms Explained guide on our Writing Resources page.

 

International Unit

For any other information you may need, for example about Careers Advice or Health Information, please get in touch with Hope's  International Support Team who are based on the first floor of the Gateway Building. For more information please visit their website pages

Plagiarism

How to Avoid Plagarism

Turnitin Tips

Acknowledging resources and paraphrasing

 

You can also watch our short video below.

 

External resources and links:

The Writing Center at The University of Wisconsin - Madison have created an online guide, with a useful section called The Writer's Handbook - Avoiding Plagiarism, this gives you tips about avoiding plagiarism and gives you more detailed information about paraphrasing and quoting.

Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words website page by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue at Purdue University, discusses how to paraphrase correctly and accurately.

 

For more information regarding Referencing please refer to the Librarians Information and Guides.

Dissertation

‌You can also watch our short video below.

 

External links and resources:

Dissertations resources:

This guide Generating ideas and forming a question  produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information on what a dissertation looks like, how to find a topic and then how produce a question for your dissertation.

This guide Doing the research produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about planning and structuring your research.

This guide ‌Writing up your dissertation produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about time management.

 

Literature review resources:

This guide Starting a literature review produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about the process of a literature review and how to get started.

This guide Undertaking a literature review produced by the University Study Advice team at University of Reading, looks at how much reading you should be doing for your literature review and looks at how to organise your information.

This guide Developing your literature review produced by University Study Advice team at University of Reading, provides information about how to analyse critically and how to write your discussion section. 

Postgraduate Level

Masters Level

Writing at Masters Level

PhD Level

PhD Study - a small and concise guide

 

You can also watch our short video below.

 

International

Top Tips for International Students

 

You can also watch our short video below.

 

External links and resources:

Using English for Academic Purposes website by Andy Gillet has really useful materials and exercises on using English for academic purposes. It also covers grammar, accuracy and vocabulary.

Avoiding plagiarism: A guide for International students website by the British Council explains what plagiarism means in the UK.

The University of Bath's has section on their website page called Time Management which has lots of information about how to get organised and schedule your workload. This website page has links to a time sheet, semester planner and weekly planner, which are really useful tools to help you stay focused. 

Don't forget to have a look at our Essay Terms Explained guide on our Writing Resources page.

 

International Unit

For any other information you may need, for example about Careers Advice or Health Information, please get in touch with Hope's  International Support Team who are based on the first floor of the Gateway Building. For more information please visit their website pages

Plagiarism

How to Avoid Plagarism

Turnitin Tips

Acknowledging resources and paraphrasing

 

You can also watch our short video below.

 

External resources and links:

The Writing Center at The University of Wisconsin - Madison have created an online guide, with a useful section called The Writer's Handbook - Avoiding Plagiarism, this gives you tips about avoiding plagiarism and gives you more detailed information about paraphrasing and quoting.

Paraphrase: Write it in Your Own Words website page by The Writing Lab & The OWL at Purdue at Purdue University, discusses how to paraphrase correctly and accurately.

 

For more information regarding Referencing please refer to the Librarians Information and Guides.