How do you decide on a dissertation title?
Topic and Focus The most important thing the title of your dissertation should communicate is what you’re actually writing about. This can be broken down into a topic and a focus. The topic of your research is the general area you’re researching. The focus is the specific thing you are investigating within that field.
How do I find a dissertation topic?
Seven tips to help you to choose your dissertation topicSelect a topic that you find interesting. Your dissertation or research project will take many weeks and months to complete. Choose something different. Don’t be too vague. Don’t be too narrow. Research! Be objective. Ask for advice from your tutor.
Do dissertations have to be original?
They really don’t need to – original doesn’t need to mean ground-breaking in terms of topic. Sometimes you might have something entirely new to work with – a document from your family, for example, or access to a private archive, or people who are willing to give you interviews on a particular topic. Go for it!