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Qualitative, Mixed Methods and Contemporary Issues

Learn how to apply qualitative research processes to address contemporary issues.

Qualitative, Mixed Methods and Contemporary Issues
  • Duration2 weeks
  • Weekly study10 hours

In this online course you will explore the big question: are ‘facts’ sufficient evidence in the construction management research area? You will learn the key differences between qualitative research approaches and the mixed method approaches.

You will also have an overview of different ways of collecting your research findings from interviewing participants, focus groups, ethics and checking the reliability and validity of your research findings.

What topics will you cover?

What will you achieve?

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

  • 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.

  • Established1992
  • LocationCoventry