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  1. Suggested Reading 17 items
    There is a wealth of publications devoted to the study skills and research methods necessary to complete your dissertation or major project. Here is a short selection which may be of use to you available in the Brookes Library. There are many others as well in the Library and as e-books.
    1. The Complete Guide to Writing Your Dissertation: Advice, Techniques and Insights That Will Help You Enhance Your Grades - Steve Ball 2012

      Book  A clear and engaging guide to the dissertation process, written by Steve Ball of OICPS.

    2. The complete guide to writing your dissertation: advice, techniques and insights to help you enhance your grades - Steve Ball 2012

      Book  A clear and engaging guide to the dissertation process, written by Steve Ball of OICPS.

    3. Succeeding with your master's dissertation: a step-by-step handbook - John Biggam 2015

      Book  A useful guide to the entire process.

    4. Critical thinking skills: developing effective analysis and argument - Stella Cottrell 2011

      Book  This book provides a guide to developing your arguments and moving beyond the descriptive to the analytical and evaluative.

    5. Doing a successful research project: using qualitative or quantitative methods - Martin Davies, Nathan Hughes 2014

      Book  Clear basic guide to doing research.

    6. Introduction to research methods: a practical guide for anyone undertaking a research project - Catherine Dawson, Catherine Dawson 2009

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    7. Introduction to research methods - Catherine Dawson 2009 ([electronic resource] :)

      Book 

    8. Conducting research literature reviews: from the internet to paper - Arlene Fink 2014

      Book  A useful tool for the literature review.

    9. Research interviewing: the range of techniques - Bill Gillham 2005

      Book  For those using interviews to conduct research.

    10. Research interviewing: the range of techniques - Bill Gillham 2005

      Book  For those using interviews to conduct research.

    11. The foundations of research - Jonathan Grix 2019

      Book  The principles and terminology behind research projects.

    12. A gentle guide to research methods - Gordon Rugg, Marian Petre 2007

      Book  Walking you gently and quirkily through project planning and research methods.

    13. A gentle guide to research methods - Gordon Rugg, Marian Petre 2007

      Book  Walking you gently and quirkily through project planning and research methods.

    14. Research methods for business students - Mark Saunders, Philip Lewis, Adrian Thornhill 2015

      Book  A very good research methods book, focused on business students, but very useful more generally in terms of thinking about research methods and the research process.

    15. Research methods for business students - Mark Saunders, Philip Lewis, Adrian Thornhill 2015

      Book  A very good research methods book, focused on business students, but very useful more generally in terms of thinking about research methods and the research process.

    16. The postgraduate research handbook: succeed with your MA, MPhil, EdD and PhD - Gina Wisker 2007

      Book  Looking at research at all postgraduate levels, particularly focusing on humanities-based research.