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BU5030: REAL ESTATE RESEARCH (2016-2017)

Last modified: 16 Nov 2016 17:52


Course Overview

This course provides an introduction to academic and industry real estate research and includes interpretation and discussion of contemporary real estate research issues. The course includes the design and implementation of a research project: topic choice, methodology and method, bibliographical tools and literature review, qualitative and quantitative research techniques and ethical issues.

Course Details

Study Type Postgraduate Level 5
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus None. Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Yuan Zhao

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either MSc in Real Estate (Commercial Option) (Studied) or MSc in Real Estate (International Option) (Studied)
  • Any Postgraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

None.

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

Introduction to academic and commercial real estate research. The contemporary real estate research agenda. Design and implementation of a research project: topic choice, methodology and method, bibliographical tools and literature review, qualitative and quantitative research techniques. Interpretation of real estate research. Commissioning and manageing research. Ethicial issues in research.

Degree Programmes for which this Course is Prescribed

None.

Contact Teaching Time

79 hours

This is the total time spent in lectures, tutorials and other class teaching.

Teaching Breakdown


Assessment

1st attempt: Course work (40%); essay 2000 words (20%) & in class test (20%), written examination (60%).

Resit: 100% on 2 x hour written examination.

Formative Assessment

None.

Feedback

None.

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