Course Title: Major Research Project

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 038590

Course Title: Major Research Project

Credit Points: 24


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OMGT2143

City Campus

Postgraduate

325H Property, Constr & Proj Mgt

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007

Course Coordinator: Rob Webster

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1936

Course Coordinator Email: rob.webster@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.54

Course Coordinator Availability: Tuesday / Wednesday 3.00 - 5.00 pm


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Students will need to have completed a course in research methods (PHIL1000 or equivalent) prior to commencing this course.


Course Description

This course is designed to assist students to develop their research skills through a major research project. Students will prepare a paper on this research that is of a standard acceptable to the academic journals that serve the property and valuation professions.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Students will further develop their research skills in an area of interest. They will be required to prepare a research plan and then carry out that plan and prepare an appropriate research report.



Overview of Learning Activities

To produce a report that is suitable for publication as a refereed article in an appropriate academic or professional journal.


Overview of Learning Resources

Text and reference material from research methods and other material specific to the topic/problem being researched. This will include library access, on line journals and data bases, document delivery services etc.


Overview of Assessment

Research plan 20% due end of week 4
Journal article 80% (8,000 -12,000 words)