Tag: dissertation

  • What is a Dissertation?

    It is a document that defends a hypothesis. Based on sound collection of evidence from both literature and collected data. Evidence gathered from appropriate sources, presented in coherent¬†structure,¬†¬†drawing valid, reliable and justified conclusions. Degree-related project must contain work the student has carried out, not just other people’s work.

  • Thesis and Dissertation

    Tend to be used interchangeably. Thesis – ideas, concepts, generated knowledge (hypothesis). Dissertation – document explaining and presenting evidence for thesis.

  • Terminology

    Research has to be focused. Need a clear target to stay focused on. Avoid going off on tangents. Some terminology: Hypothesis Theory Prediction Thesis and Dissertation