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A dissertation or independent study is an extended piece of writing based on comprehensive reading and independent research. It is completed at Undergraduate or Masters level.

List of resources

Dissertation question time

Planning template for extended essay type dissertation

Planning template for primary research type dissertation

Further help

University of Derby students can access further information on academic writing on our Blackboard module - Improve your academic writing.

Study Advisor Scheme

As part of our study skills services we provide help with essay structure, dissertation preparation and time management. To request a study advisor please visit us on the lower floor of Kedleston Rd library, or book an appointment online.