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INU7314 - Writing the Proposal for your Dissertati

Writing the proposal for your dissertation - INU7314


  • Course duration: Single sessions (repeated)
  • Course dates: Week commencing 14th November 2022, week commencing 21st November 2022 and week commencing 20th February 2023
  • University weeks: 11, 12 and 25
  • Sessions per week: 1
  • Length of session: 2 hours


These sessions focus primarily on the content and structure of a typical Master's dissertation. The session is divided into 4 parts: the first looks at the reasons why students are required to write a detailed research proposal. Sections 2-4 examine the introduction, literature review and methodology sections, which form the core content of these proposals in most Schools. Concepts such as identifying and occupying a research gap, criticality in the literature review and justifying the proposed research methods are explored in detail. 

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