Frequently Asked Questions About the Project Proposal
How long does it
have to be? What is the format? What should it contain?
There are some basic principles to follow that
are given on the Proposal section. Beyond this, these questions must be directed to your
supervisor (See next question).
Do I write it for
my supervisor or for the coordinator? Why do we hand them into the
The project proposal will be read (and graded) by
your supervisor. We ask that you submit them on-line so
that we can confirm and finalize the list of projects being
conducted this year. When you submit your proposal, the title and
members are noted. While your
supervisor is able to obtain your proposal through his faculty account, it
is always recommended that you email him/her an electronic copy as well.
We are working in
a group. Do we submit one group proposal or individual proposals?
This is a decision for you, your teammates and
your supervisor. For all of the deliverables over this year, you
may prepare a group report or an individual report with the
All members contribute.
The portion of the project assigned to each member be
The contribution of each member be clearly identified.
As an example, for the project proposal, individual reports may be
prepared or a single group proposal may be constructed with a
common background portion followed by a planned division of
Is my work within the team project suitable for my
If you are not sure or you do not know how to justify the
suitability in your proposal, have a discussion with your supervisor.