How do you write a Research Proposal?

The information below relates specifically to Warnborough College research proposal requirements. It is intended as a guide only. Research proposal requirements at other institutions may differ.

A research proposal is a short document (1 to 2 pages) that identifies and outlines the main components of your research. They are:

  • The purpose of your research
  • The intended audience
  • Your role
  • An opening statement or hypothesis
  • Brief description of intended methodology, data, materials
  • Expected outcomes (if any)