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SRR401 - Introduction to Construction Research

Unit details

Year2015 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

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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