It is recommended to prepare these questions at the very start of your research; when you develop your research aim and questions.
Regardless of the chosen research approach, you will find researchers who either support it or don’t.
However, it is vitally important to provide academic justifications to all choices made by the researcher.
As indicated previously, the theme of your methodology chapter should be related to your literature research and research questions.
The complexity and length of research design section will vary depending on your academic subject and the scope of your research but any well written research design will have the following characteristics: This will discuss your chosen philosophy to strengthen your research and the research model.
The three most commonly employed research philosophies in the world of academia are interpretivism, positivism, pragmatism, constructivism and post-positivism although there several other research philosophies that you could adopt.