SRR720 - Construction Research Frontiers


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite: Nil
Corequisite: Must be enrolled in S791 or S792
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.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1 hour class per week,
Weeks 1 – 5: 1 x 1 hour seminar per week, Weeks 6 – 11: 1 x 2 hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and includes 1 x 1 hour online seminar per week for 5 weeks.


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.

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