Just as with the introduction to an essay, the introductory section of a research proposal provides context so the reader understands why the study is necessary and an important work for you. Depending on the requirements of the program, the introductory section may include (but isn't limited to):
When you're approaching the introduction to your research proposal, check the handbook that is appropriate for your project to determine the specific expectations for your project. If you have questions about those expectations, please contact your instructor, advisor, or supervisor.
The information provided in this section was gathered from RRU thesis and major project handbooks, current in 2020, from programs in the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences, the Faculty of Management, and the College of Interdisciplinary Studies. If the details here differ from the information provided in the handbook for your project, please follow the handbook's directions.
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