If you are interested in the work of a specific potential supervisor, and especially if you have already discussed your proposed project with this person, be sure to make reference to this in your proposal.
Think very carefully about the scope of your research and be prepared to explain how you will complete it within this timeframe.
Research proposals are also used to assess your expertise in the area in which you want to conduct research, you knowledge of the existing literature (and how your project will enhance it).
Take into account that at this stage, it can only be estimated, but make clear that you have an idea about the time span that will be needed for each step.
Selective research bibliography List academic works mentioned in your research outline as well as other important works to which you will refer during your research Attachments: List other documents attached to your proposal.