Students undertake a supervised individual research project, culminating in the production of a final research report.
Students will identify an issue within their own context and develop research findings, which would support the community, and its built environment post disaster.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Trimester 2 - 2017
- Trimester 3 - 2017
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Evaluate research strategies and justify a selected method for inquiry
2. Conduct a literature search for a research topic; describe and discuss the literature and situate the selected research problem in a real world context
3. Critically analyse data to construct a logical and creative response to a research problem in the form of a research model or an interpretive investigative framework
4. Write a cohesive price of research thesis/dissertation.
- Introduction to Research and the Research Process
- Topic Definition and Literature reviews
- Logic & Literature searching
- Research reading and management
- Models and Interpretive Frameworks Research Questions
- Research Design
- Logical Argumentation, Positivist and Post Positivist Strategies
- Argument and Evidence
- Words & Numbers 1: Quantitative Data Collection & Analysis
- Words & Numbers 2: Qualitative Data Analysis & Analysis
- Power, Ethics and Truth & Ethics Applications
- Scholarly Writing
Proposal / Plan: Research proposal
Report: Report: Research methodology
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Distance learners will engage online for 12 weeks.
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 10 Weeks