RESEARCH METHODS FOR A DISSERTATION If you want to achieve the best grade in your university course, it is essential that you understand research methods for a dissertation. The type of research methods you will use will depend on your subject area. Most humanities subjects (such as literature, philosophy and history) will demand library-based research which will entail a thorough review of the secondary material surrounding your subject area.
The Process of Writing a Literature Review Reviewing existing literature and following it up in a meaningful, theoretical context is an important aspect of a dissertation. The purpose of this process is to convey the existing knowledge, established concepts and theories centred on a particular research problem, and the strengths and weaknesses of the same.
An introduction to research methods in business for students planning or undertaking a dissertation or extensive research project in business and management. This edition brings the theory, philosophy and techniques of research to life and enables students to understand the practical relevance of the research methods. Cote : 8-53 SAU