To discuss means to question your findings, and to consider different interpretations. Major papers presented as the final project for a master's degree are normally called thesis; and major papers presenting the student's research towards a doctoral degree are called theses or dissertations.
The length of this manuscript usually is given in page count and depends upon educational institution, its departments, faculties, and fields of study[ citation needed ] Slovenia[ edit ] At universities in Slovenia, an academic thesis called diploma thesis is a prerequisite for completing undergraduate studies.
An introduction to academic research and dissertation writing. Doing so will create false expectations, and suggests that your work is incomplete. The nature of your research should decide: Some studies do not require much theory, but put more emphasis on the method, while other studies need a rich theory section to enable an interesting discussion.
The headings he suggests are topic-based see Section 7 rather than the more tra- B. The academic dissertation for a PhD is called a dysertacja or praca doktorska.
There is, then, a need for a book which shows students the range of thesis options they might have, discusses the kind of variation that occurs in actual texts, and provides a rationale for the various choices thesis writers make.
Feel free to pose partially open questions that allow discussions of the overall theme, e. However, normally the required minimum study period is primarily depending on the complexity or quality of research requirements.
If you find out at this stage that your thesis has not tackled an issue that you raised in the introduction, you should go back to the introduction and delete the reference to that issue.
Involved in the viva are two examiners and the candidate.