An important part of the application process is the preparation of an Outline of Intended Research (OIR).
Whenever possible, this should be done with advice from a potential supervisor or program coordinator.
The OIR should be a document of about 2000 words. It is not the same as a research proposal, which aims to provide very specific details about the intended research. A full research proposal, including design, methodology and ethical concerns, will be developed through a workshop program provided in the first year.
The OIR should provide information in three principal areas: