Methodologies for Traffic and Transportation Research Course code: 218016 | 8 ECTS credits

Basic information
Level of Studies: Undergraduate applied studies
Year of Study: 1
Semester: 1
Goal: That students acquire appropriate theoretical and practical knowledge from the research methodology in traffic and transport.
Outcome: After completing the program, students are able to interpret the basic concepts of research methodology, design research, apply research skills in research work, collect and manage information, present collected and analyzed data and create a professional work.
Contents of the course
Theoretical instruction:
  1. Introduction to methodology
  2. Types of research
  3. Making a questionnaire
  4. Data processing in research
  5. Important features of scientific and professional work.
  6. Defining professional - master's thesis.
  7. Models of the composition structure of master works.
  8. Selection and analysis of the topic - the title of the professional paper; development of an orientation plan of professional work; collecting, studying and arranging literary material; structure or composition of professional work.
  9. Citing and citing references.
Practical instruction (Problem solving sessions/Lab work/Practical training):
  1. Application of methodology and technology of research and preparation of professional - master papers with specific topics.
Textbooks and References
  1. Adamović, Ž., „Metodologija istraživačkog rada“, Tehnički fakultet »M
  2. Bundalo, Z., „Autorizovana predavanja“, Visoka železnička škola strukovnih studija, Beograd, 2016.
  3. Bundalo, Z
  4. Zelenika, R., „Znanost o znanosti“, Ekonomski fakultet, Rijeka, 2004.
  5. Zelenika, R., „Metodologija i tehnologija izrade znanstvenog i stručnog dela“, Ekonomski fakultet, Rijeka, 2000.
  6. Lalović, Z.,„Metodologija naučno - istraživačkog rada sa osnovama statistike“, elektronsko izdanje, Tivat, 2010.
  7. Pević, D., „Metodologija naučnog istraživanja“, TIMS, Novi Sad, 2009.
  8. Čukanović - Karavidić, M
  9. Šušnjić, Đ., „Metodologija“, Čigoja, Beograd, 2007.
Number of active classes (weekly)
Lectures: 3
Practical classes: 3
Other types of classes: 0
Grading (maximum number of points: 100)
Pre-exam obligations
activities during lectures
activities on practial excersises
seminary work
Final exam
Written exam
Oral exam