Secondary data can be collected from various methods. Both methods of data collection can be used for secondary purposes. Data can be collected through qualitative as well as quantitative approach. The secondary data are readily available for other resources both internal and external source. Both methods are further divided into data collection.

Qualitative: interviews, media recordings etc.

Quantitative: questionnaires etc.

For a dissertation the methods are limited. Both methods should align with a renowned source of publications. Only research journals and authentic sites are used for the data collection on a secondary basis.

Secondary data collection methods for dissertations should be reliable and cannot be collected from any source. It requires great attention to detail which matches the institute’s criteria for data collection and analysis.