Planning Dissertation Preparation
Line up a range of planning research methods and see where they are best applied.Oversee the production of a literature review. Adopt a research strategy to match your study area. Produce a research proposal in preparation for a future dissertation.
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- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- evaluate the appropriateness of different research methodologies for a range of planning research topics
- produce a literature review on a planning research topic
- design a research proposal for the Planning Dissertation subjects.
- Introduction to Research
- Topic Development and Refinement
- Reviewing the Literature
- Research Strategy and Methodology
- Research Methods
- Research Proposal
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
It is strongly advised that you have completed at least 150 credits in the degree and completion of URP530 Planning Theory is highly recommended prior to enrolling in this subject.
- EquipmentDetails - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
This subject was previously known as Planning Research Methods.
This subject examines the appropriateness and design of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, critical thinking skills and literature reviews. Design of an individual research program for a topic to be undertaken in a dissertation.
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- Presentation (20%)
- Research Proposal (40%)
- Literature Review (30%)
- Exercise (10%)
Textbooks are not required.