What should the proposal contain?
If you are not using the online proposal form, please ensure that your proposal includes the following information:
Your contact details
Name, address, telephone no., fax no., etc
This may be an initial working title
Project description and aim (100 words)
A brief description of the problem the project is investigating and aim of the project.
Project objectives (50-100 words)
Usually 3 objectives are sufficient. They should be couched in terms that reflect project deliverables for example – "Recommend and explain which of the strategies are likely to give the best return on capital invested".
Location of project
Please indicate where the project will be centred and which other locations it will/may be necessary for the student to visit. Please also remember that if some of the locations are abroad it may be necessary to obtain visas for some of our overseas students.
Type of industry/sector
Some of our students have an interest in specific industries or sectors and would seek a project in that area.
If there are any risks associated with the project please identify them clearly. You will also be asked to ensure that the student will be placed in an environment that conforms to the relevant Health and Safety legislation and that if necessary they will receive the necessary training to comply with the legislation).
Pre-requisite skills required of students
E.G. driving license, foreign language, familiarity with software ( Excel for instance)
Each proposal is carefully examined. If there are any potential problems a member of faculty will contact you and discuss the issue before the project commences.
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