Sage Research Methods Project Planner is designed to guide you through your research project. It will take you through the different steps you need to do.
Your research proposal is the first thing you need to do when you start on your project.
The aim is to explain that your topic is relevant and that the approach you take are sound. When the supervisors are happy with your proposal you will be able to start on your actual research.
A research proposal needs to include:
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