Umm Al-Qura University

Umm Al-Qura University

Research Plan Submission Rules


- 2020/10/21

Research Plan Submission Rules

  1. The research plan shall be sent, by the student's academic supervisor, in word file format to the e-mail of the Scientific Committee: [email protected] .
  2. The number of words of the research plan should not exceed, in any case, (7000 words +/- 10%), including references, tables, and figures.
  3. Typesetting and formats are as follows: page size (A4); line spacing (1.5) margins (2.5 cm, as a minimum), for both the top, bottom, and sides of the page.
  4. Font type (Traditional Arabic) for Arabic; font size 14 for the body and 16 bold for titles; font type (Times New Roman) for English; font size 14.
  5. The committee should work to consolidate the scientific research method, and consequently the received research plans must consist of the following sections (depending on the nature of the study topic): title page, contents, introduction, study problem, study questions, study objectives, rationale, definition of study terms, study methodology, study population and sample, study tool, literature review, suggested chapters of the study, sources and references.
  6. The sources and references are documented in both the body and the index in an appropriate methodological way, according to the method of documentation adopted in the study.
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