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Research Skills

Information to help students find, evaluate, reference, and write for their assignments

Case Studies

A case study is an in-depth, systematic investigation of a particular person, group, organisation, or unit, conducted over a period of time and typically involving multiple research methodologies. The term case study also refers to a report of this kind of research.

The following are guides to show you where to begin with writing your essay, how to plan it and structure it, as well as what a well-crafted essay looks like:

Monash University

Monash University have a helpful step-by-step guide on how to write a case study.

The University of Arizona

The University of Arizona has a clear step-by-step guide as well as a sample case study with annotations.

 Make an appointment with an academic writing expert at Student Learning Services to help you write your case study. 

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