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Quantitative Research Methods and Contemporary Issues

Examine how a quantitative research approach could help solve contemporary issues in construction management.

Quantitative Research Methods and Contemporary Issues
  • Duration

    2 weeks
  • Weekly study

    10 hours

This online course will enable you to start planning towards your research proposal. You will be taken through the early stages in understanding how to execute your research project in construction.

You will also be specifically looking at the range of tools for collecting, validating, analysing data and also effective ways of presenting research outcomes. From this you will be able to justify your choice of research methodology and methods applied within it.

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What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research methodology including theory, ontology and epistemology in academic research
  • Evaluate the main streams of construction research methods strategies and their applications
  • Explore research problems linked to construction management and apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative research methods to address these problems to achieve defined objectives

Who is the course for?

This course is specifically designed for professionals and students who are involved with projects in the construction industry. It will be particularly useful to those who wish to update their research skills.

Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.

Who will you learn with?

Associate Professor Quantity Surveying/Project Management
Course Director MSC Construction Project & Cost Management (CPCM) and MSC CM with BIM
Faculty of Engineering & Computing Coventry University

Who developed the course?

Coventry University

Coventry secured gold in the UK Government’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) and is University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times & The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.

  • Established

    1992
  • Location

    Coventry

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