ma dissertation examples
Some of the examples below are only available to access on campus.
Please read about the annotations (PDF) to help you make the most of the two examples.
A practical dissertation includes both descriptive and analytical writing. Make sure you are clear about the differences between them.
A practical dissertation focuses on primary research – you gather data yourself.
The Northumbria Dissertation Repository was launched in October 2015 to share the best of the university’s undergraduate research in History. While online repositories already exist for postgraduate theses, few include undergraduate research – despite the fact that many dissertations are original in conception, argument, and in their use of primary sources.
We hope to add further examples of undergraduate research to the repository in subsequent years, thereby developing it as a useful resource.
To access these resources, click on the relevant link below and login using your Stranmillis UN/PW.
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Doctoral and MPhil theses are held in the Centre for Research Collections in the University Library. Most can be found by searching the University Library catalogue DiscoverEd. Most are now also available online.
Student dissertations held by the library.