Guidelines for Writing Phd Dissertation Proposal

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When you set out to write your PhD proposal, there are a number of points to be kept in mind. Firstly, ascertain that your research project is meaningful. It is important that you should have a proper understanding of the relevant literature and important issues related to your research.

Further, your methodology has to follow a sound framework. In order to make your dissertation appear feasible, do make sure that you include a proper work plan which includes a timeline and how you propose to go about your research.

There must also be enough information and material in your proposal for your supervisors to be able to evaluate your proposed research. Fundamentally, all research proposals should address three main questions- what, why and how.

What do you want to accomplish, why do you wish to accomplish this, and how do you intend to go about it. Normally, a research proposal will be about 1500 words- but there is necessarily no upper limit or lower limit. When you decide to conduct research on a particular subject, usually it is something that you want to know more about. Hence, you must narrow down and identify what exactly you want to know more about.

Moreover, the questions which you choose for your research project have to be viable and should result in the creating of original knowledge and understanding.

Your proposal should follow a particular format