Dissertation Proposal Form. Drawn from the work you've done during this pre-proposal course, complete a formal Dissertation Proposal form using the headings listed below and submit it to your department. Name. Programme. Dissertation Aim. Objectives. Possible Chapters. Initial Conclusions. Reflective Note. Relevant Primary Sources.
A research proposal is a document in which you outline the case for undertaking the research project, your dissertation or thesis, and present your plans for carrying out the work. It is needed to persuade supervisors, funders and other stakeholders of the value of the research and the likelihood that it will successfully be able to answer the research question(s).