Postgraduate Study References.doc - (MS Word 36kb)

Suggested Resources for Postgraduate Study
Research resources:
Bell, J. (1999). Doing your research project: a guide for first-time researchers
in education and social science (3rd ed.). Buckingham: Open
University Press.
Cryer, P. (1997). The research student’s guide to success. Philadelphia:
Open University Press.
Fink, A. (2005). Conducting research literature reviews: From internet to
paper, 2nd ed. London: Sage.
Hart, C. (2001). Doing a literature search: A comprehensive guide for the
social sciences. London: Sage.
Hart, C. (2005) Doing your masters dissertation. London: Sage.
Phillips, E.M. & Pugh, D.S. (1994). How to get a PhD. London: Open
University Press.
Wisker, G. (2001). The postgraduate research handbook. Basingstoke:
Style and writing guides:
Murray, R. (2002). How to write a thesis. Philadelphia: Open University
Strunk, W. & White, E.B. (2000). The elements of style, 4th ed. Boston:
Allyn & Bacon.
Swetnam, D. (2000). Writing your dissertation, 3rd ed. Oxford: How to
Swales, J.M. & Feak, C.B. (2007). Academic writing for graduate students:
essential tasks and skills, 2nd ed. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan
Useful Websites: (developed for languages but good general
information including video clips on preparing for viva) (good for
Student Learning Development, Student Counselling Service, TCD
June 2009