Imperial College London
Research Background / Context (This section outlines the context within which the research is to take place, including research environment/ industry/ sector(s)/ organization(s)/ target market that your research focus on, and definition of key terms)
Research Aim & Objectives (This is the problem(s) / issue(s) that you wish to research. State them in the format of “to + verb” with 1 Aim and 3-5 Objectives)
Literature Review (A review of the relevant literature that has informed what you intend to do in your research. This includes existing theories, concepts, paradigm, principles or views in the research area; relevant sources/date that are available; and a justification how your research fit with the existing literature/research, e.g. a potential gap in the literature, or a problem to be resolved, or a significate issues to be addressed)
Methodology & Methods (This section includes a detailed account of HOW intend to undertake the research. For example, when, where and how you intend to collect and analyze the data for your research; who will be involved in your research and how many; as well as any key ethical issues related to the research)
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