Preparing a Research Proposal - University of Hull
These recommendations do not guarantee a successful research application!
They are intended to help you conceptualize and prepare a research proposal,
giving the process structure and a timetable for you to develop. Good luck!
The Faculty of Business, Government & Law at University of Canberra requires you to prepare a research proposal as part of your application for a research degree course. This is a serious undertaking; it is used with your qualifications and referees reports to decide on your capability to do research. Make sure it is a scholarly document and include references and a bibliography. Talk to friends and colleagues at home and abroad who have done a research degree or who know your research area.
Let’s say you already have finished most of the required subjects in your chosen course and is now faced with the task of preparing a research proposal. You can come up with your mind map by following the three steps outlined below. You may do this without XMind using a clean sheet of paper, marking pen, and a set of colored pencils.You should work through the resources available as a guide to postgraduate research, through the Research section of this website, before preparing a research proposal. See the and use these in conjunction with the . The fifth of those seminars is devoted to discussion of the requirements for preparation of a research proposal.