You need to be realistic about the scope and scale of the project.
The question you ask must be within your ability to tackle.
(Mark 66) These final year projects achieved a mark of a high first: Electric Cars: Investigation into consumer attitudes in the UK car industry Exploring Social Perceptions of Women Leaders at Work: How does the Double Bind of Appearance and Personality Impact Women’s Opportunities to make it to the Top?
Studying the relationship between online behaviour and learning preferences, using the Internet Addiction Test and the Index of Learning Styles Dressed to Disrupt: Motivations Behind Millennial Women Consuming Feminist Fashion Is thin no longer ‘in’?
For example, are you able to people, statistics, or documents from which to collect the data you need to address the question fully?
Are you able to relate the concepts of your research question to the observations, phenomena, indicators or variables you can access?For an undergraduate dissertation, your question needs to be more targeted than either of these. Good research questions are formed and worked on, and are rarely simply found.You start with what interests you, and you refine it until it is workable.Refer to your module guidelines to make sure that you address all of the current assessment criteria.Some of the examples below are only available to access on campus.' Some research questions aim to open an area to let possible new theories emerge: 'what is going on here?' is the most basic research question in exploratory research.These dissertations achieved a mark of 80 or higher: An investigation into the relationship between early exposure and brand loyalty The relationship between sustained and divided attentional abilities and Autistic Spectrum Disorder traits Experiences of parents of people with anorexia nervosa: an interpretative phenomenological analysis Autonomous motivation: the key to employee performance and workplace success?The following two examples have been annotated with academic comments.Their intention is to help you understand why they achieved a 2:1 good mark but more importantly, how the marks could have been improved.Please read about the annotations (PDF) to help you make the most of the two examples.