Reviewing the literature

A literature review is an analysis, critical evaluation and synthesis of previous research on a topic.  Writing a literature review is an important part of postgraduate research and this workshop or online course will help you understand the nature of a quality literature review and provide advice on constructing an effective synthesis of the literature you have read. 

Workshop dates

Workshops will be held on the following dates. Please click the link on your preferred date to book your place via SuperSaas - you will need to register for a password if you are using this for the first time.

Please note: all our workshops are subject to a minimum registration requirement. If this is not met the workshop will be cancelled and you will be offered a place on an alternate date.

Online course

More information

This workshop and the Canvas course cover topics which primarily fall under descriptor A2.2: Synthesising of Vitae’s Researcher Development Framework.


Our workshops and online courses are designed to be inclusive, catering for a wide range of disabilities. We provide accessible documents and a live transcript for online workshops as standard. Accessing the Main Library Training Room in person.

Please contact if you have any additional support requirements, and we will be happy to provide assistance.


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