Thesis Proposal Components

A thesis proposal is a document written to identify a research problem and needed resources and gives preliminary view of existing research on the problem. Also, it includes the schedule for the research as well as the writing process.

It is written if there is a need for a research to contribute something to the field.The following are the components of Thesis Proposal.

  • Background

It should provide information such as the importance of your work and identify other work has been done on the problem as well as the issues that concern to the research you are proposing.

  • Problem Statement and Methods to be Used

It states your problem in two or three sentences. Explain other methods were considered and why your method is more effective and appropriate.  Gives the criteria you are using to measure your success.

  • Theoretical Background.

It contains a published literature related to your thesis proposal or books and reports that relevant to the problem being solved.

  • Procedure

It provides the approach or methods to be used in order to solve problem.

  • Materials to be used

It contains the materials, instruments, facilities, and financial support to carry the research.

  • Project Schedule and Breakdown

It provides the task breakdown and the schedule of your work

  • Bibliography

It contains the list of publication used in the research