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SRR481 - Research Methods Seminar

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(Only available to those enrolled in an honours program in the School of Architecture and Built Environment)
Unit chair:

Chunlu Liu





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week


This unit provides training in research methodology and in the conduct of ethical research. Topics include the definition of research, types of methodological approaches and strategies, hypothesis generation and testing, information availability, searching, structuring research, time management, organisation and analysis of data, statistical applications and tools, critiquing and referencing previous research, formatting text and presenting research findings. Where data collection involves ethics approval, an application needs to be prepared and approved in accordance with University requirements. This unit is only available to invited honours students in the School of Architecture and Built Environment.


Seminar 25%, presentation 25%, statistical exercises 25%, method statement 25%

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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