Length of the research plan 5 to 10 pages (font: Times New Roman pt or similar).
A research plan usually consists of the following parts:
- Summary (abstract)
- Introduction: background and the research objectives
- Starting point of the research, connections to the previous studies
- Specification of the research problems
- Research methods
- Timetable for research and action plan
- Expected results of the research
- Key literature
Research plan can also include a publication plan and a study plan.