A synopsis is a short description where you will have to specify and explain the aim of the methods used to conduct the research and its goal. The main purpose of writing this section is to develop your capacity for critical and analyzing thinking on your researched subject. It is also a good practice to cultivate the communication abilities and to develop knowledge about how to create a synthesized document. The best way to start the writing process is to find a suitable research question that is the most interesting for you, and that won’t take you plenty of time to research, as time for writing the dissertation is always limited. You will have to spend some time to develop you question – it should be rather general, but with the ability to divide into specific aspects. Be as creative as you can and write down all the ideas that cross your mind, even the craziest ones. The writing language should be academic and logic, to avoid misunderstandings during the checking process of your tutors. It is also preferable to write from the third person, so try not to use personal statements. The structure of the synopsis part differs in some universities, however there is one standard form for everyone:
If you still need the example of the synopsis, you can always visit your institute library and ask for the previous year’s dissertations and use them as your own example. You also free to use Internet. Simply type the needed key words in Google or other searching engines and get dozens of free examples already in the picture section. You can download them and print out. Many universities have some free synopsis examples on their official web sites.