Research Proposal for Accounting/Finance Research
|PAPER TYPE||RESEARCH PROPOSAL|
|# OF SOURCES||8|
|# OF PAGES & WORD COUNT||10 ≈ 2750 WORDS|
|The individual report must include the following|
• A research topic in accounting, finance or any related field (NOTE: the topic CANNOT be IMPACT OF BREXIT/COVID ON STOCK RETURNS)
• Clear background of the study, research aims and objectives
• Relevant literature review with proper referencing in text and reference list
according to the Harvard style
• Application and use of relevant methodology, including justifications for methods
• Expected outcomes (preliminary analyses)
• The research project must not be longer than 2,000 words (excluding
referencing and appendix).
• Use font size and face 12 Arial and 1 1⁄2 line spacing Individual Project – Max 2000 words
Your proposal should contain the following order:
Title of your project, name and student number -1st page
Executive Summary or abstract-2nd page
Table of Contents-3rd page1. Introduction
Statement of the problem (why such study is needed)
Research aims and objectives
Structure of the remainder of the report (brief summary)
2. Literature Review
3. Data and Methodology of Project
Indicate your research design, methodology and data collection methods that you will use (primary and secondary).
4. Analysis and Findings (preliminary)
Explain your research preliminary findings the data analysis procedures that you intend to apply.
Ensure that your research proposal has a strong conclusion. Do not introduce new information or concepts in the conclusion.
Your research proposal must have at least 8 scholarly sources (peer-reviewed). The sources must be properly cited in a separate page in APA format, 7th edition.
Please ensiure the proposed modus operandi of the research process puts into consideration ethical issues.
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