Singapore University of Social Sciences

Built Environment Applied Research Project

Built Environment Applied Research Project (FMT588)

Applications Open: To be confirmed

Applications Close: To be confirmed

Next Available Intake: To be confirmed

Course Types: To be confirmed

Language: English

Duration: 6 months

Fees: To be confirmed

Area of Interest: Management, Built Environment

Schemes: To be confirmed

Funding: To be confirmed

School/Department: School of Science and Technology


FMT588 Built Environment Applied Research Project allows students to apply the knowledge and skills they have learnt to work on a problem statement or challenge related to the built environment industry, organisation or firm via a systematic and research-based approach. Successful completion involves an oral defense of your project report.

Level: 5
Credit Units: 10
Presentation Pattern: EVERY REGULAR SEMESTER


  • Problem Identification
  • Proposing the topic and scope of study
  • Reviewing and synthesising of relevant literature
  • Formulating research questions
  • Designing research methodology
  • Planning and implementation of the project timeline and milestones
  • Writing a strong and feasible research proposal
  • Data collection and analysis
  • Discussing and evaluating the findings
  • Drawing conclusion and recommendations based on the findings
  • Organising and writing the final project report
  • Presenting and defending the applied research project.

Learning Outcome

  • At the end of the course, students should be able to:
  • A. Knowledge and Understanding
  • 1. Prepare a viable research plan indicating the scope of the problem or challenge to be addressed
  • 2. Assess and compose a literature review that examines relevant research critically in terms of current trends and practices
  • 3. Critique and demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed theoretical frameworks
  • B. Key Skills
  • 1. Formulate appropriate research design and data analysis to address the problem statement or challenge
  • 2. Collect, analyse and interpret the data, using appropriate methodology and conventions
  • 3. Propose recommendations based on facts and evidences
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