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Academic writing and plagiarism

Introduction


We understand that writing your thesis can be a daunting process! Don't forget you can always speak to your Information Specialist to discuss search strategies and resources you might use. 

Writing your literature review

Your literature review is intended to show your understanding of a subject area and also identifies different research methodologies and tools. Read Writing a Literature review for practical tips that cover searching our resources, creating the basic structure and refining the final document.

You can also look at existing theses, not only for finding information, but also for looking at examples of the structure, methodology and referencing styles you should use.

The EPPI Centre also offers support and expertise to those undertaking systematic reviews.

Writing your thesis

There are set guidelines for the layout and submission of your thesis, depending on whether you are a taught or research student. University advice for conducting, writing, printing and submitting your thesis is published on the Thesis submission site on the intranet.

Note: you can browse our collection of theses and dissertations.