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SRR401 - Introduction to Construction Research

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong)

Trimester 3: Waterfront (Geelong)*

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Linda Osman-Schlegel (Trimester 1), Linda Tivendale (Trimester 2 and 3)


3 level 3, 4, or 5 SR coded units



Incompatible with: SRR491
Contact hours:

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


*Enrolment into this unit for Trimester 3 is subject to Unit Chair Approval.


The unit content focuses on the contemporary research principles and methodologies, the state of art of research activities and projects in construction management, and an introductory guide for conducting and disseminating research.  Topics include the definition of research, research theories, types of research, research ethics and culture, methodological approaches, up-to-date research questions and themes, how to prepare a research project and how to undertake a critical literature review, data collection and analysis, and research process and communication.


Three assignments (40%, 20%, 40%)

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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