The proposal is broken into six part title/ abstract, introduction/ background, research question/ hypothesis, literature review ,research design and methods.
Present and justify the need to study a research problem and to present the practical ways in which this research should be conducted. The design elements and procedures for conducting the research are governed by standards within the predominant discipline in which the problem resides, so guidlines for research proposal are more exacting and less formal the a general project proposal. Research proposal contain extensive literature reviews. In addition to proving a rational, a proposal describes detail methodology for conducting the research consistent with requirements of the professional or academic field and a statement on anticipated outcomes and benefits derived from the study’s completion.