Understanding the basics of a scientific dissertation

Clearly establish the focus of your study and value of your research.

What will you learn?

  1. The meaning of a scientific dissertation
  2. Purpose and importance of a scientific dissertation
  3. Structure of a scientific dissertation
Understanding the basics of a scientific dissertation

Why should you enroll?

Anyone who wants to pursue a career as a researcher must write a dissertation as an academic requirement. This concise course on understanding the basics of a scientific dissertation will help you approach your task of writing a dissertation with more clarity and confidence.

Writing a dissertation is a mammoth task that is a requirement for obtaining your degree. This course will give you a clear idea about what a dissertation exactly is, and what is its purpose and significance. In addition, it will help you understand how a scientific dissertation is structured and provide you with some guidelines for a final check before you submit your dissertation. 

What topics will you cover?

Lecture 1: Introduction

Lecture 2: Objectives

Lecture 3: What is a dissertation

Lecture 4: Purpose of scientific dissertations

Lecture 5: Structure of scientific dissertations

Lecture 6: Front matter section

Lecture 7: Main text section

Lecture 8: Back matter section

Lecture 9: Final checks

Lecture 10: Summary