Research in the Built Environment 2
|Course code ARBE4120||Units 20||Level 4000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment|
Provides the students with the opportunity to consider the philosophical, theoretical, ethical, methodological and analytical concepts and processes associated with academic research activities within the built environment disciplines related to the practice of architecture and construction management. Students are given the opportunity to define, articulate, develop, evaluate, investigate, conduct, document a self-identified research question through the critical and creative analysis of either architectural or construction maanagement and economics practice, theory and methodologies and justify a theoretical and methodological approach to investigating the question.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||1. Plan and conduct an independent research investigation according to the academic conventions of the built environment disciplines through interaction with a supervisor.|
2. Evaluate and articulate the ethical responsibilities associated with integrity in the production of knowledge and design a research project that responds to cultural, credibility, reliability, confidentiality, power, truth and authenticity constructs associated with the research process.
3. Defend creatively and logically through the development and documentation of a fully integrated graphic and textual dissertation the analysis and discussion of each stage of the research process of a selected built environment topic.
|Content||Student - supervisor relationships|
Research project management
Argument & Evidence
Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Writing
Report Production and Presentation
Research in practice
|Replacing Course(s)||Not applicable|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Contact Hours||Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 13 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ARBE4120|