This self-study module is intended for research graduate students in their second semester. The content of this module will vary according to the research interests of the enrolling student and the supervising staff. Students are required to undertake an independent research project under the supervision of his/her supervisor. They are expected to participate actively in research seminars. Written assignments and seminar attendance and presentations constitute part of the evaluation in this module. Candidates will have to apply concepts learned to their research thesis. Topics that may be offered include Corporate & Securitised Real Estate, Institutional and Spatial Analyses of Real Estate, and Housing Studies. Students are expected to select a research topic, and conceptualise the research question and methodology. They are also required to present the paper in a seminar format.