Sample Guide for Project Proposal Report

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FINAL YEAR PROJECT PRIMER

By Steve Teoh

Sample Guide for Project Proposal Report
The following is a sample outline that contains vital elements in a student’s project proposal. Note that all questions for a section may not apply to all students, and should be used as a general guide only. You do not have to follow it 100%. You can present the report in another manner but please ensure the important elements are in your report if you wish to do well in your final year project.

1. Cover Page with Title, Author’s Name, Supervisor’s Name, Date 2. Problem Definitions/ Introduction (1 or 2 paragraphs) • • • • • • • Summarize the problem Describe format/outline of the proposal (sections, etc.)

3. Preliminary Background Study (1 to 3 paragraphs) What is the history of the problem? Why is this problem interesting? When and why does the problem occur? Is the problem already solved? What is done now?

4. Project Objectives and Scopes (1 paragraph) What in general will this project achieve? (Do not delve into details or timelines.) 5. Project Details • General Work Procedures (1-2 paragraphs + figures) o A brief statement of the methodology for the realization of the project. It could define the general approach to how the project and its output(s) will be realized. • Implementation Issues and Challenges (1-2 paragraphs) o What will be the most difficult issues and challenges in the implementation? o What makes your project unique? • Timeline (1 paragraph – Gantt Chart form) o Provide an estimated timeline of project deliverables and important dates. Universiti Tunku Abdul Rahman © 2007 Page 1 of 3

FINAL YEAR PROJECT PRIMER

By Steve Teoh

6. Conclusion (1 paragraph) • Summarize the project including the problem, motivation, and proposed solution (if any). 7. References • List references used to compile proposal and references that will be used for project (if already known).

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