How to prepare your research proposal - UTS: Engineering courses
To prepare a research proposal you need to provide the information detailed below:
- Research - area of interest:
- Track record: (In one paragraph describe why you are the best person to carry out this research)
- Research details:
- 1.1. General
- 1.2. Background
- Aims and objectives
- Project significance
Provide details of research that has already been carried out in your area of interest and a short literature review.
- Research method
Outline how you propose to undertake your research, you may want to include the following stages:
- literature review
- experimental investigation
- data validation, and
- thesis write up.
You may want to finalise this with your supervisor once you have been admitted, if this is the case, state details clearly.
- Resources required
Include justification for required resources.
Resources can be finalised with your supervisor once you have been admitted.
- Time schedule
- Risk assessment and contingency plan
- Ethical considerations (if required)
List all sources of literature you referred to while preparing your proposal.
Citing only internet sources is not allowed.