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Course Detail

RD301 - Writing Your Thesis

Audience: students at later stages of their PhD who are starting to write up their thesis.

Preparation: Have a look at 2-3 doctoral theses from your discipline:
- What is the total length of the thesis?
- How many chapters are there, and what are their respective lengths?
You can find and download all QMUL theses at: https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/96 and other UK theses at: https://ethos.bl.uk/

Please note that this session will now be held as a webinar. You can join the session through this link: https://eu.bbcollab.com/guest/aa47e8d6ee454691a7adac0f7e42bba2

This workshop will give you a better understanding of the purpose and structure of a PhD thesis and will give you some tools to help you plan your thesis writing. We will also practise and apply techniques to overcome writer’s block.

Keywords: thesis structure, thesis requirements, writing tips


Provided by: Researcher Development


Date: Friday 3 April 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 10:00 - 13:00


  • Dr F Panayidou