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Writing the Introduction: Writing the introduction

Use our Introduction guide to create a clear and engaging introductory chapter for your dissertation.

Our Writing the Dissertation: the Introduction and Conclusion video covers the essentials of writing the introduction and conclusion of a dissertation: how to structure both chapters, or sections, what to include, and not include, and the symbiotic relationship between the two.

Crucial to any dissertation is a clear and strong thesis statement. This single statement functions as the cornerstone of your entire dissertation, so it's important to get it right. Read our guide on Thesis statements for more.