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Write a Research Proposal: Getting Started

Kia ora! This is a guide for writing research proposals. This guide provides quick links to resources and help, to support your research.

This guide will help you think about the proposal stage of your directed study, dissertation or thesis. Always check your Division and School guidelines as well and ask your supervisor/s about any particular requirements.

A research proposal is a succinctly written document outlining the premise of the research to be conducted ("Research Proposal," 2017)