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.

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.


5 courses

Delivered by expert academics

Coventry secured 5 QS Stars for Teaching and Online Learning in the QS World University Ranking 2020 and has received No. 1 in the world for Massive Open Online Courses in MoocLab’s World University Ranking 2021.

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

  • Coventry University

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

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.

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