My Thesis In 10 Steps

10 steps to writing and submitting your thesis on time

This bitesized course will give you the skills to write a PhD thesis efficiently, allowing you to complete on schedule. You’ll explore the role of the PhD thesis and viva, and what examiners are looking for in a PhD.

Is this course right for me?

Yes if:

  • You are at the beginning of your PhD and would like to plan ahead with your thesis in mind.

  • You are about to start writing your thesis and want to develop a structure so that it fits your project.

  • You are coming to the end of your PhD and want to regain control of writing your thesis.

To give you a sense of the course we’ve made 'Step 8 - Story' free. Just click on the button below to sign in and start learning!

5 star rating

All very good - especially how to structure the chapters ...

PhD Candidate

The idea of mapping out the thesis and then filling in the chapters, filtering information keeping the main purpose in mind.

The idea of mapping out the thesis and then filling in the chapters, filtering information keeping the main purpose in mind.

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5 star rating

I would recommend it to anyone who has the opportunity.

Senior Lecturer

Information on typical structures and how to develop the 'story', alongside the advice on time management.

Information on typical structures and how to develop the 'story', alongside the advice on time management.

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5 star rating

Really very good.

PhD Candidate

I am inspired and driven to start drafting some chapters.

I am inspired and driven to start drafting some chapters.

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  • Once signed up, you’ll have access to a suite of videos and worksheets. These will guide you through the task of scoping, planning and writing your thesis.

  • Together the units show you how to build a structure that is appropriate to your discipline and encourages you to shape this to fit your research.

  • The learning materials will guide you in writing your overall ‘thesis statement’ and help you plan so you can deliver on time.

Included Lessons:

  • 1

    Success

    • Tell Us About You

    • Success: What does a successful thesis achieve? (11 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 2

    Requirements

    • Requirements: What does my university say I need to include? (10 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 3

    Structure

    • Structure: What are the options for the chapter-level structure of my thesis? (7 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 4

    Map

    • Map: How can I create a high-level map of my thesis? (7 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 5

    Message

    • Message: How can I sum up my ideas into a clear message? (8 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 6

    Content

    • Content: What is an efficient way of drawing the right content into each chapter? (6 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 7

    Story

    • Story: How can I create a sense of story within each chapter and through the thesis? (8 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 9

    Revise

    • Revise: What are some simple tips for revising my work so that it reads more clearly? (9 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 10

    Design

    • Design: How can I make my thesis meet my university's rules, look smart and make it clear that I think it is a valuable document? (5 minutes)

    • Quiz

  • 11

    Feedback

    • Feedback

  • 12

    Recap

    • Summary

    • Every review helps

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