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methodology section while writing a proposal?

How much detail should I include in the methodology section while writing a proposal?
Original post by Elleicross
How much detail should I include in the methodology section while writing a proposal?


Hi,

This will really depend on the specific research you are proposing/what the proposal is for. However, as a general guide you should go in to a decent amount of detail on what you intend to do in order for the reader to see both the value and feasibility of your research.

For instance, if your research proposal is for a 3 year PhD, ensure to at least give a rough idea of what you will do in each of your studies and their methodology. Try to consider how this will progress beyond your proposal, I.e. potential moderation and mediation effects.

Hope this helps!
Natalie
University of Kent

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