Research in Professional Practice in Construction
Manufacture a construction research project about a relevant industry topic. You’ll identify and find a solution to overcome a construction problem. Study management, sustainability and technology. Analyse your findings and produce a research report.
Your upfront cost: $0
- 28 Nov 2022
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- analyse the components of technical and scholarly reports
- assess and evaluate a practical problem that is relevant to today’s construction industry
- think critically and synthesise solutions to an identified practical problem.
- Introduction to Research
- Components of a Research Paper
- Library, EndNote and NVivo
- Research Methodology
- Critical Thinking in Research
- Case Studies
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)
Note: Level 4 subjects normally assume a moderate level of prior knowledge in the area, eg from completing all Level 3 subjects or relevant experience.
No additional requirements
This subject was previously known as Construction Project.
Students will work on practical problems within the construction industry and develop / create dedicated technical solutions.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
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- Essay (25%)
- Group Report (25%)
- Report (50%)
Current study term: 29 May 22 to 28 Aug 22
Textbooks are not required.
Next study term: 27 Nov 22 to 26 Feb 23
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Bachelor of Applied Science Construction Management
- Level 4 Subjects - Professional
- Level 4 Subjects - Honours