- Introduces broad and specific topic
- Aims and objectives – List research questions
- Originality of research
- Required content – How your research is situated in the broader field. What work has been done on a similar area and how your research may be different
- Formulating hour hypotheses
- Indicating your methodology. How will you find your results. What theories will you use. what are some of the sources of information you can consult
- Time frame completion.