Anthropology is a vast subject that basically discusses the development and the origin of human being. Besides that it also compromises the study of science philosophy, that makes it more interesting and a little bit tricky which is why student should be careful while selecting a specific theme and collecting the relevant data. Along with interest, keen study is required in this field so that you are able to produce a perfect dissertation. Anthropology as a subject requires extensive research and it is actually connected to the human life. For this kind of subject you will not only require help from internet, library but professional help is also necessary to effectively complete your study. The method mentioned below will provide you detail information on how to write an Anthropology dissertation.
Meeting with the committee
A meeting will be held in which your entire procedure with timings will be mentioned clearly. In the given time you will have to complete the entire procedure and submit your dissertation to the committee or the head whoever is the in charge. In the first meeting you will be asked to decide your topic and submit a proposal.
Be very careful while selecting a topic for you dissertation because it might get rejected due to the reason that your topic is common or weak, which is why you should look for a matter that is distinctive and unique in all aspects. Try searching for ideas and take help from your professors and seniors, along with that do not forget to take help from the internet and library. Qualitative research is the best option if you are given a choice to select any research method. In urge to select a unique topic do not neglect the factor of complex topic, if the theme is complex and tricky you will not be able to gather enough relevant info which will place you in a worse situation.
After the selection of topic the next important thing is the proposal. Like other steps this portion also possesses immense importance. A proposal also has a proper structure which should be followed. The purpose of a proposal is basically to document your thoughts and ideas, which is why it has to be written in a proper and special manner. The proper method of proposal is explained below:
Title page contains tile of the dissertation, which you can select according to your choice and the nature of your research then comes student’s information, like name institution’s ID number, department name and supervisor’s name.
You will have to summarize the reason why you have selected the specific topic and in what way will it benefit the readers.
In this section you will briefly explain how you will start and what sort of modifications you are planning to bring in.
Mention the sources you have used to acquire the required information and from what kind of sources you will take help to complete your dissertation.
Mention the research technique you will be using in future
Tell what is your aim and what sort of result you will be showing in future.
Resources & Budget
In clear words mention the resources along with the estimated budget which will be required in the dissertation
Approval or rejection of the Proposal
If your proposal has been approved continue your work from the very first day, but for some reason if the proposal has been rejected then repeat the steps again and try looking for a unique subject matter.
Assign time to tasks
Assign time to each task and try completing you work in the assigned time slot. In this way you will be able to complete your work on time.
The first task is to gather raw data which is relevant to you topic. It is better to have a laptop with you instead a notebook because your data will remain safe. Pen down each and every information which you think it might help you out in a dissertation. Try using qualitative research technique it will be very beneficial.
Assemble raw data
After collecting the raw data assemble the information and place them in a proper manner. Start making the dissertation side by side so that you do not leave any work in pending.
The dissertation starts from a title page which includes the name of the dissertation, name of the student along with the department, ID number and name of the supervisor.
This page in the dissertation actually explains the expressions of gratitude to those people who have helped you in preparing and completing this dissertation.
In abstract you will have to summarize your entire dissertation which will include such points and aspect that makes your dissertation distinctive form the others dissertations.
This is another important portion of a dissertation because through introduction you have the power to engage the reader. If the intro part is strong and impressive the reader will have an urge to read more of your work. Introduction is basically a road map which shows a picture of what you are doing and what are the results of your dissertation.
After introduction you will continue your dissertation with the research you have made, name the chapters and change it when the nature of discussion changes. Do not forget to mention the quotations and sayings in bold letters.
Meeting with supervisors
You will be given a specified time in which you will be allowed to have meetings with your supervisor, now it is up to you whether you wish to utilize that time in the beginning, middle or in the end.
After completing your dissertation, and you have successfully achieved the expected results than write the summary of your dissertation.
This portion will contain the outcomes and the result of the dissertation and do not forget to mention that whether the expected result has been attained or not.
Mention the sources and the references you have used in order to complete the dissertation.