The Big Picture - Academic writing: The one-hour guide

Simon Svendsen, Lasse Løber

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If you are about to start writing an academic assignment, this book is the perfect place to start!

You will be guided from the beginning to the end – from the abstract to the appendixes – in this step-by-step guide. Here is your chance to get the big picture of academic writing the fast and easy way!

Get the answers for questions such as:
How do I write a good problem statement?
What is theory of science, and why do I have to include it in my assignment?
What should I include in the method section?
How do I increase my chances of getting the best possible grade?

We have boiled down difficult scientific theoretical terms – and other complex material – to an easily digested book. For the sake of clarity, the sections contain plenty of examples, tables and boxes etc. Additionally, you will receive lots of practical tips and tricks along the way, which will make everything easier.

This edition of the popular book contains an improved method section and more examples have been added.

Theis compact reference book is complemented by an array of free material, such as a ‘Final Assignment Template’, which you can download for free at
Original languageEnglish
PublisherHans Reitzels Forlag
Number of pages80
ISBN (Electronic)9788741280615
Publication statusPublished - 17 Aug 2020


  • research methodology
  • method

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