Research Context You should explain the broad background against which you will conduct your research.
Where appropriate, state not only what you will study, but what is excluded from the study. Research Design and Methods This section must be well-written and logically organized because you are not actually doing the research, yet, your reader must have confidence that it is worth pursuing.
Regardless of whether you are applying for the MJur, MPhil or PhD programmes, your research proposal should normally include the following information: 1.
After reading the introduction, your readers should not only have an understanding of what you want to do, but they should also be able to gain a sense of your passion for the topic and be excited about the study's possible outcomes.
Consider not only methods that other researchers have used but methods of data gathering that have not been used but perhaps could be. Compare the various arguments, theories, methodologies, and findings expressed in the literature: what do the authors agree on?
If necessary, provide definitions of key concepts or terms.
Why do you want to do it? The proposal also helps us to match your research interest with an appropriate supervisor. Failure to develop a coherent and persuasive argument for the proposed research. Too much detail on minor issues, but not enough detail on major issues.