HOW TO WRITE THE SCOPE OF STUDY OF A RESEARCH PAPER

A study's scope helps to explainthe degree to which the area of research will be explored in the work andspecifies the boundaries that will operate within the study.

This basically means you're goingto have to define what the study will cover and what it's focusing on.Similarly, you must also define what will not be covered by the study. This isgoing to come under the constraints. In general, its limitations are followedby the scope of a research paper.

As a researcher, when definingyour scope or focus area, you need to be careful. Remember that you may not beable to do justice to the work if you expand the scope too much or it may takea very long time to complete it.

The details you have to includein the context will usually include the following:

1. The generalobjective of the study.

2. Thepopulation or sample that you are studying

3. The study'sduration

4. The topicsor theories you are going to talk about

5. The locationcovered in the study