How to write dissertation without a single hitch

A dissertation is sometimes very challenging to write, and you should keep some things in mind when writing it. Many students don't know how to start, or just never wrote this kind of paper. You don't have to worry if you are one of those students, because you can still compose an excellent paper, with not much effort. Just look at some of our tips on how to write a dissertation without a single hitch, and you will be able to avoid those usual mistakes and problems.

Two important steps

  • Plan everything
  • You should plan everything in advance in order to find time for writing. Since you have other obligations, it is always a smart step to do.

  • Practice
  • You have to practice in order to get the best result. Don't just write the first version and be satisfied with it.

Structure your sentences right

You have to know the difference between important and less important information, and you have to know where and how to include this information. Be clear and precise, and avoid to many details. You have to provide the main thought trought those sentences.

It is very usual that students think that if they write longer sentences, they will sound clever. That is a wrong way of thinking, because if you use complicated sentences, it will make the whole paragraph unattractive. So use clear and short sentences, rather than long and meaningless.

Research

Always do proper research, since it is the only way to back up your topic. You have to take your time with this step, so you should plan it. When you have your topic, try to use reliable sources like books, litterature, magazines, and of course the internet. But be careful, not all information is true and reliable. Try to find sources which will give you exactly what you need.

Make an outline

You should definitely have an outline, which will help you to stay on track. When you have written the outline which is based on the main topic and other sections, you can than start writing your dissertation:

  • Introduction
  • You should tell about the issue and main topic. Then you should explain the research question. Define terms, and tell about how you are going to approach this topic.

  • Literature Review
  • Review the research process.

  • Methodology
  • Here you will focus on the way you used the sources and the implementation.

  • Findings
  • One of the most important parts of the dissertation writing, because it shows your intellectual capacity. You will discuss the information you found, and how you came to some conclusions.

  • Conclusions
  • You than have to summarize everything and tell the results. You have to tell how you made your findings and what difference they make.

  • Bibliography
  • The recommended citation style should be appropriate for your field of study, and you also have to include all sources you used while doing the research.

  • Organize your time
  • Plan everything and make sure to complete your dissertation step by step. It will be easier for you if you have a plan or organization because you will than have the opportunity to write a quality dissertation.

  • The first draft
  • You should have a draft because it can help to stay on track. You will avoid mistakes if you first write one version, and you will be able to see if you should change something. We recommend to write this draft because you will write a better final version based on it.

  • Proofread and edit
  • If you want to avoid little mistakes, than you should proofread everything.