Sample Dissertation

Some Sample Dissertations can be seen below:

Determining a Future Strategy for Ryanair; Concept Paper

This 40 page paper is a dissertation proposal to examine the position of the Irish low cost airline Ryanair and to develop a future strategy for the way it can increase market share and revenue in the long term. The paper gives an introduction, outlines the problem, presents a literature overview and a methodology with a length section on the way sampling will take place focusing on the use of the internet for the sample population. The paper is then followed by an annotated bibliography. The bibliography cites 20 sources.

Theoretical Framework

A 5 page paper that begins with a specific dissertation’s research question and problem statement. The essay discusses the theoretical framework for a research study and applies it to this particular dissertation. The essay also includes a syllogism and comments on a dissertation rubric. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Sampling and Research

This 3 page paper discusses sampling and quantitative and qualitative research. Bibliography lists 3 sources

Dissertation Proposal for International Strategy and the Use of the Internet as a Tool of Globalisation

This 14 page paper looks at the trend of internationalization and he use of the internet in this trend. The sample of a dissertation proposal proposes that the student over a period of four months will formulate a new business model regarding international trade by way of the World Wide Web. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Probability and Sampling

This is a 5 page paper discussing probability sampling. To properly understand inferences within a population, researchers have developed methods of sampling which combine with the concept of probability to acquire the desired results. There are various types of probability sampling each of which has its own advantages in regards to capturing a specific trend within the population. Sampling sizes are based on several factors as well which include level of confidence, population size, and sampling error among other factors. Bibliography lists 6 sources.


This 7-page paper provides a sample manual for a modem. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

Dissertation Conclusion

An 8 page conclusion to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. No sources listed.

Dissertation Introduction

A 3 page introduction to a student-provided dissertation examining social and financial conditions in the Baltic region of Europe as the countries of the region stand poised for market-based growth and accession to the European Union. The dissertation focuses on the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and how it operates; the conclusion cautions against viewing the IMF as a financial savior. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Reward Management; A Dissertation Proposal

This 22 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation looking at reward management and how this should be undertaken. Included in the proposal are a literary search on motivation theory and the role of profit related pay as well as an outline for further research to complete a dissertation and a discussion on how it will be analysed. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

Forecasting at Sheaffer

A Dissertation Proposal This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation where there is an hypothesis that Sheaffer would have had lower costs and better customer services had the forecasting methods been better with higher quality input information. The writer outlines how this may be investigated, with the aims and methods outlined and a brief literature review conducted. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Discrimination and Sexual Harassment in Australia

This 15 page sample literature packet is an information manual designed for employees of the fictitious XYZ Hotel. Within the context of this model is a discussion on the ramifications of discrimination and harassment in Australia. It is also a sample of what a business might provide for it employees in regard to these relatively new issues. Some criterion for the sample business was provided by a student. No bibliography.


This 6-page paper studies sampling and survey design and attempts to put this to the test by developing a special survey and sample to determine the connection between breast cancer and birth control. Included is a sample questionnaire. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

Determining the Most Appropriate Statistical Assessment Methods

This 3 page paper looks at three questions using different types of data to assess appropriate statistical tests. These include the use of paired samples with a small sample size and assessment of the differences between two unpaired samples. Several different statistical tests are discussed. The bibliography cites 2 sources.

Quantitative Study Analysis, Vitamin D

This 5 page research paper provides summation and analysis of a quantitative study conducted by Youssef, et al (2012), which entailed investigating the possible association between 25-hydroxy-vitamin D (25-OH D), body composition, parathyroid hormone (PTH) and anthropometric variables in a sample of obese Egyptian school children. The purpose, method, importance, sampling, data collection, data analysis, findings, presentation, implications and effects and validity and applicability of the study are summarized. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Surveys Interviews Sampling

A 3 page paper. This essay responds to nine questions about surveys, sampling, interview bias, the relationship between sample size and survey results. Bibliography lists 1 source. PG715115.doc

Statistical Sampling

A 25 page paper discussing sampling theory and various sampling methods for statistical analysis, both random and nonrandom, and how such business application of statistical sampling can apply to the health care industry. Deming's genius in simplicity was instrumental in returning the need for precision of design and method to business research and its associated statistical data manipulations. Deming has been the example and health care the illustrative point of the validity of the belief (and hypothesis) that the "basics" of statistical sampling not only still apply to business, but that it applies with even greater magnitude than at any other time preceding. Tight statistical control over processes is crucial in today's business climate, but that tight control cannot exist in reality without proper sample design. Bibliography lists 21 sources.

A Cover Letter and Sample Curriculum Vitae

This 4 page paper provides an example of a cover letter and sample curriculum vitae.


This 5-page sample essay is a tutorial instructing a student how to conduct a self-assessment review.


This 3-page paper presents a sample interview with a marketing person at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.


This 5-page paper provides a sample marketing plan for real estate services company CRG Associates.


This 4-page paper is a sample essay that discusses progress and building of housing developments versus potential destruction to the environment.


This 7-page paper provides a sample review of James Bradley's Flyboys: A True Story of Courage.

Newspaper Article Example: Be Prepared for the Next Hurricane Season

This 3 page paper provides a sample of a newspaper article written for publication in Gainesville, Florida. Sample interviews are included. Bibliography lists 3 sources.

Designing Research

This 23 page looks at the methodology and design of a research project. Different stages in developing a survey project are shown, such as setting goals, identifying target population and sampling. The paper then discusses different ways of gathering data using surveys including the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The example of an electrical company selling undifferentiated products is used to illustrate the points raised. The paper ends with two sample questionnaires. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

A Sample Experiment in Psychology

This 5 page paper presents an overview on how to do a proper experiment. Various concepts such as statistical significance, the use of control and experimental groups, and which are the independent and dependent variables are discussed. A sample hypothesis submitted by a student is used to demonstrate how an experiment may be conducted. Sample results and an analysis of results are provided. Bibliography lists 1 source.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

Many consider the fifth & final chapter of the dissertation or thesis to be its most important ...
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Correct use of the APA style for the in-text citing of sources is often crucial to ...
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