Dissertation Proposal Example

Some of our most popular dissertation proposals can be seen below:

I.B.M.'s RISC Technology / A Model Dissertation Proposal

A model 8 page dissertation proposal to discuss the possibility of preparing research into whether or not IBM's RISC technology is likely to remain a worthwhile strategy in the future. Goals, barriers & issues, and a fairly lengthy bibliography are included. This paper is linked to a complete version (Ibmrisc.wps; 20 pages)-- Please send us for more details.

Model Dissertation Proposal / Drugs & Psychology

A 20 page model research proposal designed to present plans for a dissertation on the prevalence of family-- (not social) influences in instigating drug abuse. The writer posits that the breakdown of family life occurring during the latter portion of the 20th century, is largely responsible for the increase in abuse problems we are experiencing today. Bibliography lists approximately 30 sources.

Dissertation Proposal for International Strategy and the Use of the Internet as a Tool of Globalisation

This 14 page paper looks at the trend of internationalization and he use of the internet in this trend. The sample of a dissertation proposal proposes that the student over a period of four months will formulate a new business model regarding international trade by way of the World Wide Web. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Married Women in the Workplace; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation that will study the influences that act on married women determining whether or not they actively participate in the workplace. The paper considers the background, the research question, a brief literary review as well as considering how the study may be conducted. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

The Implementation of Electronic Patient Records and Electronic Health Records ; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is a research proposal outline for a dissertation at PhD level. The research includes secondary research proposal as well as an outlining of the primary research to be conducted observing the implication of EPR and EHR systems in UK hospitals. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

Economic Development in Iran and the United Arab Emirates; The Impact of Monetary Policy and Banking Systems; A Dissertation Proposal

This 7 page paper is a proposal for studying the impact of monetary policy and the internal banking system on the development in these two countries in order to form a flexible models for developing countries. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

E-Commerce; A Dissertation Proposal

This 5 page paper is the outline for a dissertation looking at the implementation of e-commerce by a large company. The outline includes security issues, advantages and disadvantages, the trade offs that may need to be undertaken to gain the most value, legal issues and how e-commerce should be approached and used strategically. The bibliography cites 11 sources.

The Effects Of Distant Intentionality On Self-Esteem, Depression And Anxiety In Emotionally Disturbed Adolescents Attending A School Of Special Education: Dissertation Proposal

20 pages in length. The stringent control of scientific processes precludes much incorporation of alternative approaches based primarily upon anecdotal evidence. Examining the current conventional approaches that impact self-esteem, depression and anxiety in emotionally disturbed adolescents attending a school of special education, one finds conspicuously absent any modified manner by which these individuals' psychological conditions are addressed, bringing to light the overwhelming need to take a closer look at such alternative approaches as Distant Intentionality. Bibliography lists 23 sources.

Reward Management; A Dissertation Proposal

This 22 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation looking at reward management and how this should be undertaken. Included in the proposal are a literary search on motivation theory and the role of profit related pay as well as an outline for further research to complete a dissertation and a discussion on how it will be analysed. The bibliography cites 24 sources.

Four Dissertation Proposals

This 16 page paper outlines four potential dissertations that concern accounting issues between the UK and one or more Arabic nations. The proposals have an outline question, consideration of the theoretical basis, a short literature review and a suggested schedule. The subjects are; 1. Environmental accounting in two different areas, 2. Accounting and terrorism, 3. The impact of international accounting standards on two different regions and 4. The impact of trade organisations and cartels on profits. The bibliography cites 14 sources.

Dissertation Proposal; The Role of Playgrounds Standards in Traditional Arab Neighbourhoods: Case study Libya

This 5 page paper is a research proposal for a student who wants to study to examine and investigate playgrounds standards of the old traditional neighbourhoods. To explore rehabilitation techniques for the existing playgrounds and to develop techniques to establish standards for planning and design of playgrounds that are unique for Libyan society and its’ cultural background responsive to Libyan specific needs. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Dissertation Proposal; International Crises and the Socio-Political Impact on the GCC Countries

This 3 page paper is a research proposal to develop an understanding of the way in which crises impact socio-political environment inside and between GCC countries and who this may then impact outside of the GCC alliance. The paper outlines the research question, gives a brief methodology and then undertakes a short background literature review. The bibliography cites 3 sources.

10 Dissertation Proposals

This 11 page paper has brief outline suggestions for projects or papers suitable for international accounts students. Subjects include the future of Islamic banking in the west, international environmental accounting, terrorism and accounting, the impact of cartels on profits, the role of the internet for financial management, cultural differences in accounting of different countries, risk reduction for international financial transactions and different ways of managing pensions schemes. The bibliography cites 4 sources.

Improving Social Interaction in Autistic Children; A Dissertation Proposal

This 8 page paper proposes a study into the emotional aspect that influence social interaction of children aged 8 – 12 diagnosed as suffering from autism. The paper gives the goals of the study and conducts a brief literature review looking at supporting studies and looks at potential tools for measurement of social and emotional abilities. The paper also gives a brief methodology and outlines the expected results. The bibliography cites 10 sources.

A Dissertation Proposal; How Should Companies Compete to Maximize their Returns from the Internet?

E-commerce is an important element of many businesses. This 7 page paper is a proposal for the development of an e-commerce model that can set out the requirments for a business to be successful in e-commerce. A literature review is undertaken and then a methodology is outlined which includes primary and secondary research. The bibliography cites 5 sources.

Reduction of Credit Risk with Macro Derivatives; A Dissertation Proposal

One of the major risks faced by banks is that of credit risk. This 7 page paper proposes a project to examine how macro derivatives may be used to reduce credit risk. The paper consists of an introduction, methodology and a lengthy sample literature review focusing on the ways in which credit risk is currently managed. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

The Value of Information Technology in the Commercial Environment; A Dissertation Proposal

This 6 page paper considers the value and impact of information technology investments and the implications of those investments for effective management of information system organization. The paper outlines a proposal to study the way that value can be added and to develop a model to help mangers who are looking at making IT investment decisions. The bibliography cites 7 sources.

Dissertation Proposal; Critical Evaluation of UK Welfare Benefits and/or Support System for Asylum Seekers and its’ Implications for Women Asylum Seekers and Refugees with Particular Focus on Somali Asylum Seekers and Refugees

This 22 page paper is the proposal for a dissertation to examine the impact of the UK welfare state on asylum seekers and how this impacts particularly on Somali woman and children who may be mire vulnerable and need more support than other asylum seekers groups. The paper outlines research questions, presents an outline literature review that includes consideration of the role of the welfare state and the way in which asylum seekers and refuges are treated and a methodology for primary research with the use of interviews. The bibliography cites 45 sources.

Dissertation Proposal - Sustainability Programs in Community Colleges

This is an 8 page paper that provides an overview of sustainability programs in community colleges. A research design is proposed to measure what types of programs are most successful. Bibliography lists 12 sources.

Forecasting at Sheaffer

A Dissertation Proposal This 5 page paper is a proposal for a dissertation where there is an hypothesis that Sheaffer would have had lower costs and better customer services had the forecasting methods been better with higher quality input information. The writer outlines how this may be investigated, with the aims and methods outlined and a brief literature review conducted. The bibliography cites 6 sources.

Commercial Banking Loan and Guarantee Facilities and Credit Risk Management

This 6 page paper is a research project or dissertation proposal to examine the way in which loan and guarantee facilities are managed in terms of their risk. The aim of the project is to identify the best risk management practices and adjust existing models where necessary. The proposal includes the aims and objectives, a brief literary review, methodology, required resources and a short research plan. The bibliography cites 12 sources.

The Connection Between Child Sexual Abuse & Dissociative Identity Disorder

A 6 page dissertation proposal for a paper outlining the history and causative factors related to dissociative identity disorder (DID) with a focus on childhood sexual trauma. This proposal also focuses on the treatment of sexual adjustment as an outcome of the research provided. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

Wuthering Heights/Research Proposal

A 7 page research paper that takes the form of a dissertation proposal addressing Emily Bronte's Wuthering Heights. The writer proposes a research project intended to substantiate the interpretation of the novel that sees the Catherine/Heathcliff relationship in terms other than as lovers. The outlines of the project are related according to the structure recommended by Francis, Brok and Carstene in The Proposal Cookbook. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Jewish Mothers Empowering Jewish Daughters

A 30 page example of a dissertation proposal that would support the hypothesis that Jewish mothers empower their daughters even in light of signficant cultural, historical, social and religious problems. Bibliography lists 28 sources.

Low Self-esteem and Diminished Social Skills as Strong Causal Factors for Drug Abuse in Adolescents

This 60 page paper considers the impact of low self-esteem and poor social skills as determinants of a propensity for drug abuse in adolescents. This model research dissertation proposal outlines a study of adolescent drug abusers and possible indicators for their behavior, and includes consideration of external factors influencing socialization and self-esteem development, including parental drug and alcohol use and childhood sexual abuse. Bibliography lists 94 sources.

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Chapter One:  Hypothesis

The hypothesis section of any thesis or dissertation generally sets up the "problem" to ...
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Chapter Two:  Literature Review

Chapter 2, known as the Literature Review, is where most of a dissertation's sources ...
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Chapter Three:  Methodology

The layout of a dissertation's methodology section varies greatly depending upon the type of ...
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Chapter Four:  Discussion

In Chapter 4, the "Discussion" section, students must perform a critical analysis of their study's ...
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Chapter Five:  Conclusions

Many consider the fifth & final chapter of the dissertation or thesis to be its most important ...
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Bibliography

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