Coventry University program

Contemporary Issues and Research in Project Management

Learn about research methods, contemporary issues and how to present your findings effectively to a range of audiences.

Contemporary Issues and Research in Project Management

This program is part of the MSc Construction Management with BIM degree offered by Coventry University

Be equipped and confident with a wide range of research skills enabling you to carry out your own research project

Successfully planning, formulating and presenting your research findings are an important skill in your learning journey at Coventry University.

You will learn about what the key differences are between quantitative and qualitative research methods. You will also learn about how they both play an important role in building your research methods on this course.

Courses

5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

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

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?

Danny McGough

Danny McGough

Danny McGough is the course director for the Construction Management with BIM online course at Coventry. He's worked on a number of complex research projects focusing on BIM & sustainable development.

Learning outcomes

On completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • Critically assess the implications of contemporary issues within the construction industry with a focus on project management
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of research methodology including theory, ontology and epistemology in academic research
  • Review and evaluate the main streams of construction research methods strategies and their applications
  • Formulate research problems linked to the construction manager's role and apply appropriate quantitative and qualitative research methods to address these problems to achieve defined objectives
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding in academic writing to a postgraduate level such as proposals and conference papers.

Want to know more?

Tell us more about you

Please answer the questions below to help Coventry University give you the right information about further learning with them.

What are you most interested in finding out more about?

By submitting this form you agree to FutureLearn processing and sharing the information you’ve given us here, along with your name and email address, with Coventry University; and to Coventry University and their representatives getting in touch with you.

By registering you agree to the Coventry University privacy policy.