• Dissertation Sections

    What information should I include in my dissertation?


    Your dissertation should communicate what you have learned from your research, and how that information fits together. To help your reader, the content is divided into sections. Think carefully about which sections to include, the type of information in each section and how that information should be presented.


    Common sections in a dissertation / project report:

    Cover Page

    Acknowledgements

    Abstract

    Contents Page

    Introduction

    Literature Survey/ Literature Review

    Methodology

    Results and Findings

    Discussion

    Recommendations

    Conclusions

    Reference List/ Bibliography

    Appendix