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Projects, Processes and Performance in the Built Environment PhD

Robert Gordon University

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  • Qualification

    PhD/DPhil - Doctor of Philosophy

  • Location

    Robert Gordon University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    FEB, OCT

  • Duration

    36 months

Course summary

The aim of this research topic is to concentrate on process rather than product in the development of built environments, with a view to investigating and improving the performance of both the design and construction processes, the professional team and the end product. We are also interested in the following broad research opportunities: IT Applications within the design and evaluation of built environments; User involvement and decision support with planning and design; Improving the design, construction and performance of built environments; Project management process and the optimum operation of the team; Implementation of life cycling costing; Organisational, contractual and asset management arrangements.

Tuition fees

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£ 14,690per year

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University information

Robert Gordon University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Robert Gordon University, Garthdee House, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Aberdeen, City Of, AB10 7QB, Scotland

Over 132 nationalities are represented on the RGU campus, by staff and students.
25,000 students live in the city of Aberdeen, around 10% of which are international.
English language support is provided by the Study Skills team for the duration of studies.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 36

  • Entry standards

    / Max 157
    128 77%

    11th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    92 92%

    9th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.08 82%

    16th

    11

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