Succeeding with your Master's Dissertation is a step-by-step guide to completing your Master's dissertation. Its strengths lie in its direct writing style. Succeeding with your master's dissertation: a step-by-step handbook By Biggam, John. Paperback. English. Published Maidenhead: Open University Press, 2011. 2nd ed. This new edition of 'Succeeding with Your Master's Dissertation' continues.