Property Research Report

Course code ARBE6371Units 20Level 6000Faculty of Engineering and Built EnvironmentSchool of Architecture and Built Environment

Students undertake a supervised individual research project, culminating in the production of a final research report. This course represents an extension of the research development course ARBE6361 in which students selected their research topic, developed a research proposal and prepared a comprehensive literature review. In this course students build on the foundations laid in ARBE6361 in order to progress their research to the completion stage. This entails advancing their study through the research design, investigation, analysis and discussion phases and proceeding to detail findings and develop and present conclusions.

Not available in 2015

Objectives1. Understand of the research process through the selection and application of research strategies and methodologies appropriate to the discipline area generally and the topic area selected for study in particular.
2. Ability to complete a research report by developing, organizing, analyzing and presenting a coherent and well supported argument based on evidence.
Content1. Research methodology:
- Qualitative and quantitative approaches
- Selection of research method
- Research design

2. Research Analysis:
- Data collection
- Data analysis
- Presentation of research results
- Research findings and Discussions
- Conclusions and recommendations
Replacing Course(s)ARBE6370
TransitionNot applicable.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeARBE6311, ARBE6321, ARBE6331, ARBE6341, ARBE6351 aned ARBE6361.

Prior to the commencement of this course students are required to complete the preparatory components of the individual research project development (including the research proposal and literature review) in accordance with the assessment requirements established for ARBE6361. Students must obtain a final mark of 50% or higher in the assessment tasks set in the property research course ARBE361 before being eligible to progress their research project to the completion stage in ARBE6371.
Modes of DeliveryDistance Learning : IT Based
External Mode
Teaching MethodsIndividual Supervision
Self Directed Learning
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)1. Draft Research Methodology
Reports2. Final Research Report
Contact HoursSelf Directed Learning: for 10 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 3 hour(s) per Week for Full Term