Research in the Built Environment B
|Course code ARBE4121B||Units 20||Level 4000||Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment|
This course is Part B of a multi-term sequence. Part A, ARBE4121A Research in the Built Environment A must be completed prior to commencement of this course to meet the requirements of the sequence.
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 management and economics practice, theory and methodologies and justify a theoretical and methodological approach to investigating the question.
Available in 2014
|Objectives||On completion of this course students should be able to:|
- Plan and conduct an independent research investigation according to the academic conventions of the built environment disciplines through interaction with a supervisor
- 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
- 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
- Ethical Research
- Data collection
- Data analysis
- Data management
- Argument & Evidence
- Critical Thinking, Reasoning and Writing
- Research Writing
- Report Production and Presentation
- Research in practice
|Replacing Course(s)||ARBE4120 Research in the Built Environment B|
|Transition||Students having completed ARBE3101 will move directly into ARBE4121 Research in the Built Environment B. Students who have previously failed ARBE3101 Research in the Built Environment 1 will need to complete ARBE4121 Part A Research in the Built Environment A. |
Students who have previously failed ARBE4120 Research in the Built Environment 1 will need to enroll in ARBE4121 Research In the Built Environment B.
|Assumed Knowledge||ARBE3101 & ARBE4121A|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based|
Flexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
|Contact Hours||Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks|
Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 weeks
|Timetables||2014 Course Timetables for ARBE4121B|