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How to Select the Best One Research Methodology for Your Thesis

When you are going to write your PhD thesis then you will need to collect the data. You will not be able to write the thesis without the data. When you are going to collect the data for your thesis, then it is necessary for you to select a research methodology to collect the data. There are two basic types of research methodologies. First is the qualitative research methodology and the second is the quantitative research methodology. In the qualitative research methodology, it is necessary for you to collect the data from the direct sources. On the other hand, if you select quantitative research methodology then it is necessary for you to collect the data from the secondary sources. In this way, research methodology is very important in collecting the data. Without the research methodology, you will never be able to collect the data easily. We should be very careful in selecting the research methodology. In order to select the research methodology, there are a lot of things that we should keep in mind. First of all, we should see the nature of the topic. On second, we should also keep in mind the guidelines of our supervisor. In this article, we will discuss with you the some things that we should keep in mind before selecting an effective research methodology. These things are given below;

1)     Let the literature be your guide

Literature review is very important in writing the thesis. When you are going to write the literature review then it is necessary for you to read different literatures that are according to the topic of your thesis. When you will read different literatures, then you will be able to know that which research methodology is used in the other literatures that are according to the niche of your topic. In this way, with the help of this literature review, you will be able to select the research methodology for your thesis. When you are going to select the research methodology, then literature review is the best starting point in this regard.

2)     Choose what’s most important

We should also check the importance of the topic before selecting the research methodology. First of all, we should do an analysis of the topic. In this analysis, you will be able to know that which research methodology is the best in writing the thesis. For some topics, it necessary to select the qualitative research methodology. On the other hand, for the some topics it is necessary to select the quantitative research methodology. If you select qualitative research methodology instead of quantitative research methodology then you will not be able to collect the data for your thesis effectively. In this way, if you want to collect the data for your thesis easily then it is the most important thing to select the research methodology according to the nature of the topic. This is the most important things in writing the thesis easily.

3)     Tap others’ expertise

When you are going to select the research methodology, then you can also get help from the experts. In this regard, you can contact with the senior students. They will provide you the important tips to select the dissertation methodology. You can also get help from your supervisor in this regard. If you are still finding difficulties in selecting the dissertation topic then you can also take help from the expert dissertation writers. In this regard, you should contact with the dissertation writing services. There are expert writers with these dissertation writing services. These expert writers will provide you the important tips to write the dissertation. In this way, with the help of these tips you will be able to select the research methodology. If you are not able to select the research methodology with the help of their tips then they will provide you the research methodology.

4)     Remember that a dissertation is not a life’s work

When you are going to select the research methodology for your thesis, then you should also keep in mind the time. As we know that when we are given to write a thesis, then a deadline for the submission is also given. It is necessary for us to complete the thesis before the given time. In this way, we should be very careful in selecting the research methodology. We should select such research methodology that should be completed within the given time. If we select such research methodology that is not completed within the given time, then we will not be able to write the thesis within the given time. For example, if we select qualitative research methodology and we will not be able to collect the data for your thesis within the given time then this research methodology is not good for us.

5)     Follow the guidelines of your supervisor

When you are asked to write a thesis, then some guidelines to write the thesis are also given. In these guidelines, your supervisor will also provide you some guidelines about the research methodology. It is necessary for you to follow the guidelines of your supervisor. If you don’t follow the guidelines of your supervisor then you will not be able to get good grades. If your supervisor has not given any guideline about research methodology, then you can select the research methodology according to your interest.

6)     Give importance to your interest

Your interest is also an important thing in selecting the research methodology. If you are interested in qualitative research methodology, but you select quantitative research methodology then you will not be able to conduct an effective research. If your supervisor has not given any guideline to select the research methodology then it is necessary for you to give preference to your interest. If you select research methodology according to your interest, then you will feel it easy to collect the data for your thesis.

 

These are the important things that you should keep in mind in selecting research methodology.

 

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