POL5505 - Research Methods for Urban Managers

Offering Academic Unit
Department of Public Policy
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2015/16

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to equip students with advanced knowledge and skills for researching urban management issues. It will explore methods for studying the temporal and spatial, as well as economic, human, and social dimensions of urbanization. The course will offer students with hand-on experiences of developing a research proposal and conducting a small scale research project which analyse an urban policy or an issue pertinent to urban management.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Short Quizzes: 15%
Discussion/Tutorial Presentation: 30%
Data Analysis Assignment: 15%
Written Report: 40%
Detailed Course Information


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