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UCLA Graduate Writing Center

Social Sciences Workshops

Adrienne Lynett, Graduate Writing Center Program Manager

This workshop will give an overview of the main components of a dissertation proposal in the social sciences and cover strategies for writing the research questions, literature review, and methods sections, as well as some tips for getting through this sometimes daunting process. (These strategies should be adapted to your department's and advisor's expectations about the structure and content of your proposal.) (Approx. 30 mins.) This workshop was recorded in 2019.

Click here for presentation slides: Writing the Social Sciences Dissertation Proposal.pdf

This presentation work by the UCLA Graduate Writing Center is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.