Introduction/ Background –Use short but strong introductory paragraph. Cover the following points: What is the (brief) background that has led to this need for research? This report has been written because .... Objectives The objectives of this report are to .... (Clearly identify the problem)
Research questions - What will the research attempt to address?
Literature review - What literature have you consulted to date that can shed additional light on the problem? What are the core concepts readers need to understand at this stage?
Method or Procedure - How do you propose to explore this issue/question?
Analysis/Application - Drawing on data source
Contribution - How will this research benefit others? What is the expected contribution? What limitations may need to be considered?
References List of all references consulted to date.