Friday, September 20, 2013


Thesis is actually a persuasive essay with augmented and researched data. It is one of the daunting parts of graduate education. We all are one of them who have to write thesis in our graduation schooling. Thesis is defined by their statement which provides a mean of research problem and proposed approach to discuss on it.

Writing a thesis is not unrelated to the rest of academic writing which you do in your graduate career. Many of skills you apply in thesis can be already possess in your studies. Identifying the purpose of your research, originality and significance of your data, applying different tests and maintaining whole data will help you to develop a high quality thesis.

The main goal of thesis proposal is to clearly define the problem statement and research approached which you embark in your research, convince the people that whatever you purposed in your research is remarkable. It is very much necessary that your plan should be very much clear; your statement should be clear and testified.

The challenge starts, where when you have to decide for the topic to propose! It is somehow lucky that students may be offered a topic and problem statement by their mentor or instructor. Do not worry if you don’t have any topic; be ready to find out number of possibilities to see what you can develop, and start the topic analysis.

Selecting a Topic: Topic should be descriptive, if you are able to write your topic in either the form of hypothesis or clear statement, mention it!  You should be very much known that what you are doing and why you are doing. 

Defining different questions in your abstract section, such as why you are doing this research?? What question you are trying to answer? How did you do it? (Approaches for collecting data).  State methods (Approach)? What did you learn from your research? And what does it matter? A good abstract define properly what actually the research is all about and why is important in few lines.

Writing an Introduction: It is very much important that you should know the body of the paper otherwise you can’t write intro. Be sure to start a full attentive introduction so that the reader can’t go anywhere. Provide sufficient background information to allow your reader to understand the context and problem statement, summarize the cited work which you will research from literature, Explain the scope of your work. Etc.

Literature Reviewing: One of the basic parts of thesis writing, literature reviewing according to your topic or thesis statement is necessary because it will help you to do more info and outlines. This step is one of the more concentrate steps because it requires so much time to study many literature  It allows you to show that you are familiar with the literature pertinent to your topic. What has been written on your topic? By whom? What methodology they have been used??Etc

Approach/methods: Methodology of calculating results plays an important role in any thesis proposal. You should know that what type of methods and approaches you can apply for your hypothesis so that you can get correct results. What method will be used? (quantitative/qualitative)? How will data be collected and analyzed? What material will be used?
Be careful not simply tell what method you are using, you need to justify also what you are using?

Results and discussions: After discussing and implementing approaches and methodology now it’s time to discuss on results. Apply different strategies to properly describe your results. Define each and every point care so that reader can get all answers; discuss how they fit in the framework of your thesis. Define every aspects with Pictures, it says more than a thousand words!" illustrate important aspects of the background material, sample data, and analysis techniques.

List of references: List all the references from where you have taken info regarding your thesis. Cite all ideas, concepts, text, data that are not your own.

Cite single-author references by the surname of the author (followed by date of the publication in parenthesis) . According to Hays (1994)….

Cite newspaper articles using the newspaper name and date, e.g. this problem were also recently discussed in the press (New York Times, 1/15/00)….

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