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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- 29 Aug 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- produce a literature review on a planning research topic
- design a detailed research proposal for a planning research topic
- Introduction to Research
- Reviewing the Literature
- Research Strategy & Methodology
- Research Proposal
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
This subject is a prerequisite for other subjects and must be taken prior to URP650 Planning Masters Dissertation. It is strongly advised that you have completed at least 150 credits in the degree including URP530 Planning Theory prior to enrolling in this subject.
- Equipment requirements - Access to hardware: webcam, speakers and microphone
This subject was previously known as Planning Research Methods.
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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- Literature Review (30%)
- Research Proposal (70%)
Current study term: 28 Aug 22 to 27 Nov 22
Textbooks are not required.