How To Write A Thesis

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McGraw-Hill Education (UK), May 1, 2011 - Education - 384 pages
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How to Write a Thesis provides an invaluable resource to help students consider, plan and write their theses. The third edition of this best-selling and well loved book builds on the success of the second edition.
 

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'How to Write a Thesis' by Rowena Murray is an indispensable resource for graduate researchers, topping our 'suggested reading' list year after year. Supervisors and graduating students highly endorse her practical advice and tips, not uncommonly crediting this book with "getting me through my candidature".
- Office of Graduate Studies, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia
 

Contents

How to write 1000 words an hour
1
1 Thinking about writing a thesis
43
2 Starting to write
86
3 Seeking structure
117
4 The first milestone
151
5 Becoming a serial writer
178
6 Creating closure
202
revising
226
8 It is never too late to start
238
9 The last 385 yards
258
more writing?
277
Bibliography
313
Index
323
Advert
326
Back cover
327
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Rowena Murray is Reader in the School of Applied Social Sciences at Strathclyde University, UK, Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and the Higher Education Academy and Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University in Melbourne, Australia.

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