Assessment 2- Full Research Proposal

The assessment is given below, or if you prefer you can download the word document here. The marking scheme can be downloaded here.


The aim of the assessment is to write a full research proposal for a specific question related to a topic in your field of study.




Your work for assessment should be submitted electronically.  See the study guide for details of how to do this.  Your tutor will communicate the deadlines to you.


Your submission will be marked on the following components:

Critierion Weighting
Appropriate title. 5%
Background, aims and hypothesis. 25%
Methodology - including selection of data/subjects and approach to analysis. 40%
Work plan. 10%
Appropriate referencing. 10%
Presentation: layout, spelling, punctuation. 10%
TOTAL 100%

Pass mark

This assessment is worth 60% of the module mark.  Your work will be graded according to the grading criterion available in the module specification.  Your school may translate this into a numerical grade when considering your overall performance.