Writing your Literature Review

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Welcome to this RMIT University Library online module which provides you with key information, strategies and resources for writing a literature review.

The module is aimed at graduate researchers (PhD or Masters by Research) who are seeking to understand the purpose of a literature review and how to write one.

The course materials include information, videos and learning activities which explore key features of writing a literature review.

We hope you find this module useful and stimulating.


Learning objectives

On successful completion of the module, you will be able to:

  1. Understand the purpose of a literature review.
  2. Understand how to organise your ideas as you review literature.
  3. Understand how to write your literature review, including how to structure and style your literature review.

This module should take you about 30 minutes to complete.

Work through each chapter using the navigation footer (i.e. previous/next) or use the contents page to select a particular section.

Please help us improve this module by taking a moment to complete the feedback form provided at the end.



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