Research and Representation Methods - (15 Credits)

This module equips students with an understanding of research methodologies and data analysis techniques. Students will be able to differentiate between quantitative and qualitative analysis and how it can be applied to the design process. There is an emphasis on literature review and how to write scholarly work at this level and in preparation for the higher levels of academia. Students develop and refine their analytical skills using Geographical Information Systems (GIS) and other industry tools to visualise data.