Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate mastery of theoretical research knowledge and skills in critical reflection on theory and professional research practice
  2. Demonstrate skills in investigating, analysing, and synthesising complex research concepts and information
  3. Critique a substantial body of relevant literature
  4. Devise a rigorous research or investigate methdology and attendant research methods
  5. As a professional, design an international quality research-based proposal.
    • Philosophy of knowledge
    • Nature of reality
    • Ethics and research
    • Ontology
    • Epistemology
    • Knowledge claims and intellectual paradigms
    • Research design
    • Confidence and reliability
    • Research methods (quantitative and qualitative)
    • Data analysis and interpretation
    • Proposal writing
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Web links
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

USA-MPM417-Project Leadership & Teams
USA-MPM414-Project Control Methods
USA-MPM411-Principles of Project Management
USA-MPM413-Project Risk Management

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject provides you with an advanced understanding of the nature of knowledge and its pursuit through research and to equip you with skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgement, adaptability and responsibility as a researcher.

  • Online activities (20%)
  • Online activities (30%)
  • Research Proposal (50%)

Textbooks are not required.

Textbook information is pending.

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