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August 2009 | 288 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Your Undergraduate Dissertation in Health and Social Care provides a practical step-by-step guide to both the theoretical and practical aspects of the process of doing an undergraduate dissertation, equipping the reader with all the skills necessary to plan, conduct and write up a research project successfully.

This is a revised edition of Nicholas Walliman's best-selling Your Undergraduate Dissertation, which has been specially tailored to the needs of those studying health, social care and related subjects. All the central topics are covered, with comprehensive information and guidance on crucial issues such as ethics, research governance and appraising the quality of the evidence. Relevant 'real life' examples are also included, drawn from a wide range of settings.

This guide offers a genuinely accessible and supportive source of advice that will be welcomed by undergraduates working towards their final year dissertation in health and social care.


 
What's It All For?
 
What Types of Dissertations Are There?
 
What Will It Be About?
 
How Do I Get Started?
 
What's All This About Philosophy?
 
How Do I Write A Proposal?
 
What About Working and Planning My Time?
 
Where and How Do I Get Hold of All the Necessary Background Information?
 
How Can I Manage All the Notes?
 
Arguments - Why Do I Need Them?
 
What Sorts of Data Will I Find?
 
Appraising the quality of the evidence
 
What's All This About Ethics?
 
What’s all this about research governance?
 
How Do I Get Hold of Data?
 
What Do I Do with the Information When I've Got It?
 
When Do I Need To Combine Data Collection with Analysis?
 
How Can I Create a Mini World To Manipulate?
 
What About Referencing?
 
Writing It Up
 
How on Earth Can I Manage such a Long Piece of Writing?
 
What Can I Do To Make My Work Look Interesting and Easy To Read?
 
Who Else Might Be Interested in My Writing?

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Well written book which will be really useful to students approaching their final year.

Ms Julie Burton
Psychology , Lincoln University
October 5, 2009
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