How to Structure a Dissertation Research Proposal

| October 25, 2011 | 7 Comments

Here is a brief and concise structure format for a dissertation research proposal. Bear in mind that not all university and colleges would require the time chart, but it is mostly always useful for Master level & MBA dissertations.

When writing a dissertation proposal, bear in mind that the methodology you use is very important. Try to speak with your tutors or supervisor on the best way for you to structure your methodology, as this is usually the most important aspect of your dissertation proposal.

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How to structure a Dissertation.
How to Write a Dissertation Research Proposal.

  • TITLE PAGE
  • ABSTRACT
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
    • INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY
    • ORGANISATION UNDER STUDY
    • PROBLEM STATEMENT
    • RESEARCH OBJECTIVE
    • PROPOSAL STRUCTURE
  • LITERATURE REVIEW
    • INTRODUCTION
    • LITERATURE REVIEW
    • FINAL SUBCHAPTERS SHOULD INCLUDE:
    • LITERATURE REVIEW SUMMARY
    • RESEARCH QUESTION
  • METHODOLOGY
    • RESEARCH PHILOSOPHY
    • RESEARCH APPROACH
    • RESEARCH STRATEGY
    • DATA COLLECTION
    • DATA ANALYSIS
    • ACCESS
    • RELIABILITY, VALIDITY, AND GENERALISABILITY
    • ETHICAL ISSUES
    • RESEARCH LIMITATIONS
  • CONCLUSION
  • TIME CHART

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