What is a methodology?
Following after the literature review, the dissertation methodology section is a crucial part of a dissertation that describes the methods and approaches used to conduct the research. This section helps to establish the credibility and validity of the research by providing a clear and transparent account of the research process.
How to write a dissertation methodology section
When writing a dissertation methodology section, it is important to include the following:
- A clear description of the research question or problem
- A brief overview of the relevant literature on the topic
- A description of the research design and methods used, including any sampling techniques and data collection methods
- An explanation of how the data was analyzed and interpreted
Tips for writing a strong dissertation methodology section
- Be clear and concise
- Use a consistent and logical structure
- Use appropriate research methods for the topic and research question
- Describe any potential limitations and weaknesses of the research
- Avoid making assumptions or overgeneralizations
- How to Write a Dissertation Methodology by the University of California, Santa Cruz
- Writing the Methodology Chapter of a Qualitative Study by Tanya Golash-Boza
In the next article we will be discussing the results section of your dissertation.
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