Postgraduate | CUR-DBE600 | 2023
Design and Built Environment Research Methods
- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- No ATAR needed,
- No prior study
- 13 weeks
- 27 Feb 2023,
- 28 Aug 2023
HECS-HELP and FEE-HELP available
About this subject
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- synthesise and apply a range of research and evaluation methods used in design and built environment research
- synthesise and critically evaluate the literature as a foundation for a project
- critically evaluate the appropriateness of different research methods and tools for addressing design and built environment problems
- understand ethical implications and processes of research
- Research basics
- Survey methods & Questionnaire design
- Basic Statistics
- Interviews, Focus Groups & Delphi Methods
- Quantitative Analysis
- Qualitative Analysis
- Using secondary data and texts in research
- Place Based Methods
- Creative Practice Design
- Participatory Research
- Research Ethics
- Research Design and Practice
In this subject students are introduced to the concepts, methods, tools and techniques of research and investigation in design and built environment. Identification and formulation of a research problem, a research design and methodology and a literature review are expected outcomes of this subject.
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- Report (Framing Research) (20%)
- Literature Review (30%)
- Report (Research Design) (50%)
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