This guide gives you some ideas for dissertation titles.
Psychology covers many areas, so there should be plenty to whet your appetite here.
“There are so many variations and possibilities,” House says.
“Ph D students need to be resourceful and willing to shift their expectations as they learn new research techniques.
Supervisors were recruited through personal contacts and referrals.
The semi-structured interviews were audio-recorded and covered issues relating to early experiences of supervision, sources of support, the dissertation process (from signing-up students to marking dissertations) and needs for supervision.2.1.4 To what extent is Vygotsky’s theories of child development a product of his cultural background, and do they have application to our post-capitalist society? 2.1.5 Can attachment theory be used to explain the development of a subjective self in the child? 2.1.6 Does identifying children’s learning styles help improve outcomes: a quantitative study of primary school children.2.1.7 Can the concept of reflective practice be used to help children learn in UK schools: a qualitative study.Concrete recommendations are suggested to help attend to these needs: an online resource which would provide materials and discussion space for this topic (such as a repository of examples of marked qualitative dissertations with indicators of their strengths and weaknesses, case studies or testimonials about qualitative dissertations, and access to free software for qualitative analysis).The limited number of staff members who supervise qualitative dissertations in each department can often mean that there is a lack of collegial support and an online resource would provide a means through which supervisors and students can ask questions and discuss qualitative dissertation issues within a shared community of practice.There are two primary dissertation research methods: Qualitative and quantitative.Qualitative research focuses on examining the topic via cultural phenomena, human behavior, or belief systems.2.2.3 The impact of diet on depression: can a ‘Mediterranean’ diet reduce symptoms in those prone to depression? 2.2.4 To what extent are people with learning difficulties less or more likely to suffer from phobias? 2.2.5 Can yoga and meditation be effective treatment options for obsessive-compulsive disorder: A randomized controlled study amongst OCD patients.2.2.6 Does personality type impact upon patient outcomes for hospitalization for mental disorders? 2.2.7 Is there a link between self-harm in adolescent females and use of social networking sites? 2.2.8 What is the relationship between children’s home routines and treatment for ADHD? 2.3.1 Conceptual models of riots and civil unrest: a critical analysis of the recent riots in the UK. Assessing changing social attitudes to mental illness through a study of magazine and TV advertising.This type of research uses interviews, open-ended questions, or focus groups to gain insight into people’s thoughts and beliefs around certain behaviors and systems.Ayn O’Reilly, Ph D, core research faculty in the School of Public Service Leadership (PSL) and co-chair of the PSL Scientific Merit Review Committee, notes there are several approaches to qualitative inquiry.