The Impact which (Fin-tech) advanced technology has had on the banking sector over the past 3 decades, on traditional financial methods, and in the delivery of financial services.

Methodology – Qualitative and Quantitative secondary research on existing literature relating to this subject

This is a 3,000 word Masters Dissertation Proposal required, which is the first deliverable due, and part of an 18,000 word dissertation. There are 8 sections required for this Dissertation Proposal. Specifically:

Masters Dissertation Proposal Instructions

This information tells you how to structure your research proposal using the sections below. The Dissertation Proposal Form (template) is available from the eLP under the Key Information section. You will also find some past example proposals with generic feedback to help you see what previous students have done. The word limit for the proposal is 3000 words. Here are the sections of the Proposal:

Section 1: Researchable Topic Area (Approx. 300 words)
You should include background and issue(s) underlying your research topic area.

Section 2: Objectives for the Research (Approx. 150 words)
You should state 3-4 maximum research objectives, relating to academic theories, your proposed investigations, your analysis and your conclusions.

Section 3: Literature Review (Approx. 1050 words)
You should identify and discuss the academic theories and some current research relevant to your researchable topic area.

Section 4: Details of your research (Approx. 1050 words)
You should identify who or what you will use to obtain your data or information; explain how you will collect this data / information and how you will get access; identify how you are going to analyse your data and information.

Section 5: Research Ethics (Approx. 150 words)
(a) If your study involves people, briefly describe what you will consider in order to ensure that your research follows the University’s Ethical Policies and Procedures.
(b) If your study involves secondary data only, you should advise us of any ethical issues or the absence of any ethical issues.

Section 6: Conclusions (Approx. 300 words)
You should describe what your research will achieve by referring back to your objectives.

Section 7: Timetable for your research
Give a month by month indication of when you are going to work on various parts of your dissertation (e.g. your literature review; your collection of data / information; your analysis of data / information etc)

Section 8: References
List in sources you have used in the production of your proposal. This must be in the correct format (APA style).

Please also kindly refer to the attached Dissertation Handbook

The Impact which (Fin-tech) advanced technology has had on the banking sector over the past 3 decades, on traditional financial methods, and in the delivery of financial services