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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 Tivendale

Prerequisite:

3 level 3, 4, or 5 SR coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: SRR491
Contact hours:

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

Note:

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

Content

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.

Assessment

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

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1114$1114$3149$3246

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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