How to Write a Thesis

How to Write a Thesis - Open UP Study Skills

Fourth edition

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Publisher's Synopsis

Moving beyond the basics of thesis writing, the book introduces practical writing techniques such as freewriting, generative writing and binge writing. Issues such as working out the criteria for your thesis, writer's block, writing a literature review and making notes into a draft are also covered.

Useful summaries and checklists help students to stay on track or regain their way. Learn how to:

  • Develop good writing habits
  • Overcome writer's block
  • Understand the assessment process
  • Get the most from your Supervisor
New to this edition:
  • New visual map of your thesis to track your progress through the writing process
  • Advice on using social media productively and avoiding potential distractions during your writing
  • More support on writing in a second language
  • Using writing retreats and micro-groups to benefit from writing alongside others
  • New material on how to finesse your thesis by "back-revising" at the final stages
  • Advice on writing schedules for part-time students
  • New chapter summaries to aid reflection and give pointers for next steps

Book information

ISBN: 9780335262069
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Imprint: Open University Press
Pub date:
Edition: Fourth edition
DEWEY: 808.066
DEWEY edition: 23
Number of pages: xiii, 311
Weight: 498g
Height: 154mm
Width: 229mm
Spine width: 22mm