SRR720 - Construction Research Frontiers


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Online
Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125



Must be enrolled in S791, S792 or D764

Incompatible with: SRR782
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning including 5 x 1 hour online seminars per trimester.


The unit provides students with the opportunity to explore key issues in construction management and the construction industry. 

Students will learn how to search for relevant literature and undertake a critical literature review in order to identify the frontiers of existing knowledge on a given topic.  Students will gain knowledge of contemporary research principles and methodologies that are relevant to research in construction management.  They will develop an understanding of the research process, the ethics of data collection and analysis, and how to design research. 

At the conclusion of this unit students will have developed a research proposal that can be undertaken in SRR721 Construction Research Project.

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