Weekly study10 hours
Quantitative Research Methods and Contemporary Issues
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.
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
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.