A step-by-step guide on writing an original thesis
What will you learn?
- The purpose and importance of a well-written thesis
- Structural formats and guidelines when writing a thesis
- How to formulate ideas and support your arguments
- How to communicate your research findings effectively
Writing a thesis can be extremely daunting, especially if you are just starting out in the world of academia. What are the various elements of a thesis to consider? How to ensure you don’t skip steps or make critical errors while writing? If writing an effective thesis is your goal, and you are not sure about how to attain it, this concise program is for you.
This well-paced course emphasizes the importance of a well-written thesis, and presents you with easy-to-follow tips to help you structure your research writing. It further simplifies the task by explaining the key sections and essential elements you should keep in mind when you set out to write your thesis. You will also find expert advice on how to propose your ideas and support your arguments to communicate your research findings effectively. With a list of handy guidelines and final checks, the program will ensure you have everything you need to write an effective thesis.
What topics will you cover?
Lecture 1: Introduction
Lecture 2: Objectives
Lecture 3: What is a thesis?
Lecture 4: Purpose and importance
Lecture 5: Structural format of a thesis
Lecture 6: Front matter components
Lecture 7: Main text
Lecture 8: Main text components
Lecture 9: Back matter components
Lecture 10: Final checks
Lecture 11: Summary
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