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Research Proposal (BMS)


Admission requirements

The student has finished Junior Research Project I (JRP-I) and has handed in the written report of JRP-I via Kl-app. The course How to write a research proposal has successfully been completed.
The application for JRP- II has been approved by the Master’s Internship Committee.


The research proposal contains a description of (1) the background of the study with coverage of the relevant literature, (2) a general purpose of the study, (3) specific study objectives, (4) design and methods to define what research will be done in the available time, and (5) the team of scientists involved in this research project.

Course objectives

Before the start of JRP-II, students write a research proposal under the guidance of the project coordinator of JRP-II. In writing the proposal, students should demonstrate their:

  • knowledge and understanding of the subject of their internship project;

  • ability to integrate this knowledge;

  • originality in developing and applying ideas to their research project;

  • problem solving abilities in new areas of research;

  • ability to write a well-structured and clear project plan.


Not applicable.

Mode of instruction


Assessment method

The research proposal should be approved by the project coordinator and by the Master’s Internship Committee. Assessment is pass/no pass.

Reading list


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