Your Honours Dissertation is a substantial piece of independent academic research. It provides an opportunity for students to explore and develop knowledge in a specific area of academic interest.Tile Image Schools

Accordingly, a dissertation/research module helps develop skills in conducting business related research and academic writing, and detailed knowledge and understanding of the selected topic area.

This also provides an opportunity to apply or draw on the knowledge gained throughout the degree programme.

How your 7 employability skills will help:


Use these guides to help achieve the above.

Formatting your Dissertation - The Essentials

You should be already referencing the Abertay Style Guide when writing reports, essays etc using the guide to complete a well presented piece of work.  The guide is useful throughout you time as a student at Abertay along with these templates to make things a little easier if you wish to use them.

The Essentials:

Abertay Style Guide

Project Template

APA Guidance (Psychology Students only)

APA formatting in reports is slightly different to general, the differences are with the below:

For guidance on any of the above see the above guides.

Project_Template_APA

Video Guides

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