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ELC6002/ELC6012 - Thesis Writing for Research Students

Course Guide for ELC6002/ELC6012 Students

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About the Guide


This guide is designed for research students enrolled in the ELC6002 / ELC6012 subject. It aims to provide the key resources and tools for supporting your thesis writing and journal publication process.

What You Will Learn


The guide consists of 3 parts. You will learn:

  • Part I. Literature Search - various Library and online tools to support your literature search
  • Part II. Getting Full-text - ways to access full-text articles efficiently
  • Part III. Research & Publishing Tools - from journal selection to academic writing