SRR720 - Construction Research Frontiers


2022 unit information

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



Must be enrolled in S791 or S792

Incompatible with:


Study commitment

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

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1: 1 x 1 hour class per week (week 1-5), 1 x 1 hour seminar per week (week 6-11), 1 x 2 hour seminar per week.

Trimester 2: 1 x 1 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week 

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including scheduled activities as detailed in the unit site.


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 project proposal that can be undertaken in SRR721 Construction Research Project.

Unit Fee Information

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