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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 4003

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
012097

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To consolidate students’ mastery in applying research and design processes, strategies and practices to complex architectural design projects.

Course content

Students will consolidate their knowledge of physical, mental, spiritual and ethical issues in design, symbolism, metaphor, tectonics and technology in design. Students will integrate and apply compositional theories, strategies and techniques to the design and detailed resolution of complex buildings and urban environments. Students will also develop knowledge of professional responsibilities to clients, society and the environment, the collaborative processes, the social responsibility to the professional team and the development process.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ARCH 4008 Architectural Design Studio 8 (Construction)
ARCH 4033 Architectural Design Studio 7 (Environment)

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Studio 8 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 3 hours x 12 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Design Investigation Sketch Stage 1350 words (equivalent) 15% N/A
Developing Design Stage 2250 words (equivalent) 25% N/A
Final Design Submission 5400 words (equivalent) 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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