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You write a synopsis to convince your supervisor of her thesis project (graduation thesis, dissertation) or to get a scholarship for a work project. The synopsis provides information that is always on a proposed research project. Differently by each has different guidelines.
In contrast to the immediate introduction is a summary by the research question, outlining the state of research and then outlines the method and construction work. Open questions are important, which can be formulated as hypotheses. The synopsis should indicate which problems should be solved under which perspective and by what means. Which is based on source material's author and research results on which he relies.