|1.||Evaluate existing knowledge and ideas through critique of relevant literature and a selection of methodologies appropriate to their research;|
|2.||Demonstrate expertise in the design and plan of an original doctoral research project;|
|3.||Articulate a critical understanding of the ethical issues involved in conducting their research;|
|4.||Present the research proposal and interpret, and respond to peer critique, and|
|5.||Devise a cogent draft research proposal for a doctoral thesis.|
|Presentation||Presentation of an original research proposal with written summary (equivalent to 2500 words)||30%|
|Other||Research proposal (5000 words)||70%|
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