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2021/22 Taught Postgraduate Module Catalogue

CIVE5170M International Construction Management and Engineering/ Engineering Project Management Dissertation

60 creditsClass Size: 139

Module manager: Dr David Dawson
Email: D.A.Dawson@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: 1 Sep to 31 Aug (12mth) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

This module is not approved as an Elective

Objectives

On completion of this module students should have developed the capabilities to:

- identify and define research problems;
- critically review relevant literature;
- collect, analyse and synthesise research data;
- present information in a logical and cohesive way;
- understand the limitations of their research work;
- elicit appropriate conclusions;
- prepare a statement of significance of their research work; and
- communicate through well-structured and written documents;

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate a gap in body of knowledge in a chosen research area.
2. Develop research methods and research instruments for data collection.
3. Collect and analyse data to elicit new knowledge.
4. Produce a written research report.


Syllabus

- Definition of Research
- Information Sources
- Research Design
- Research Methods
- Measurement
- Data Analysis
- Research Report Writing

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Supervision121.0012.00
Lecture82.0016.00
Seminar22.004.00
Private study hours568.00
Total Contact hours32.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)600.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Supervision meetings with supervisor throughout the academic year.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


Coursework
Assessment typeNotes% of formal assessment
Essay or DissertationDissertation of up to 20,000 words (excluding appendices) depending upon topic, and in consultation with the supervisor.100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Coursework)100.00

Re-sit - 100% Resubmission of dissertation

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 12/11/2021 16:20:09

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