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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 2021

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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

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Course ID
013256

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To develop students' knowledge of a range of contemporary theoretical positions in architectural design nationally, regionally, and internationally, with an emphasis on design theory and practice from the 1960s to today.

Course content

Students will advance their knowledge and vocabulary of architectural design theory and practice through the study of Australian and International contemporary architecture. Students will build upon their skills to critically analyse the key narratives and themes underpinning the development of contemporary architecture, interiors, and landscapes, and to describe design's relationship to contemporary society, environment, and cultural identity through academic research.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Specific program
Program Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
DBIR ARCH 1021 Design, Culture and Environment
DBAE ARCH 3053 Architecture and Modernity

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 x 1 hour x 7 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 11 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Lecture 2 hours x 7 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 11 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
Journal 2250 words equivalent 50% N/A
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Journal 2250 words equivalent 50% N/A
Essay 2250 words 50% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* 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

Degrees this course is offered in

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