The Differences between a dissertation and thesis aren’t always clear. A lot of students — and even teachers — use the terms interchangeably. But the words don’t always refer to the same thing. You want to grasp the differences so you can be sure you’re writing the right paper every time. We hope you’ll develop a clear understanding of the differences. Dissertation Writing: U.S. Universities vs. U.K. Universities The term “dissertation” in U.S. universities doesn’t seem to mean the same idea in British universities. Here in the U.S., a dissertation is an involved writing project that leads to the achievement of a doctoral degree. In the U.K., a…