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Dissertations: guidance and information

Guidance sessions for Second year students considering whether to do a dissertation in Part II:


Doing a Dissertation: Getting started on research

Friday 26 January 2018 2-3pm, LG18, Law Faculty with Dr Andrew Arsan

Dissertation Drop-In for Undergraduates

Friday 26 January 2018 3-4.30pm, Room 6, Faculty of History

Lecturers, potential supervisors, current students, and special collections staff will be on-hand to answer all your questions. Come for as little or as long as you like. All undergraduates welcome. See the Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/events/898710196969523/.

Doing a Dissertation II: Online research resources

Friday 9 March 2018 2-3pm, LG18, Law Faculty with Dr Linda Washington (Seeley Librarian)
A further session introducing dissertation work, with an accent on research skills, and finding sources, including web resources.

You can find more guidance about dissertation research on the Seeley Library's dissertations page.

 Essential reading for students undertaking a dissertation:

      • History Faculty Style Guide - guidance on the compulsory form and style of dissertations submitted for examination (including word count, presentation, footnotes and bibliography).
      • Oral History Guidelines - for those conducting interviews as part of their research - including Approval Form and Participant's Consent Form.