Are you unsure what your report should look like or how you’ll ever finish it in time? Are you freaking out about starting on an extended piece of writing? Help is here! In this handy little book, you’ll find expert guidance to enable you to produce a successful report or dissertation. With a focus on developing an effective writing style and argument, this book shows you, step-by-step, how to plan and deliver a perfect piece of writing to gain top marks. Open up to find advice on: • What makes dissertations and reports distinctive • Organising your time and materials • Finding the right planning method for you • How to structure your writing successfully • Writing good sentences, paragraphs, sections and chapters. Read this book and you’re on your way to writing a great report or dissertation! SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university.

What makes a good dissertation?

If the answer to this question were simple, there would be no need for this guide. Producing an effective dissertation is a challenge and as we work through the process together you will come to learn about what will make your dissertation the best it can possibly be, so for now I will offer you just a few key features which I have learnt make for a good dissertation:

Uniform: It is easy to forget, when you are in the throes of writing, that you are producing one complete piece of work, even if you are tackling its production in several stages. Most of us have lived through the experience of forgetting to put page numbers into a document, or ...

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