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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 1007

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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
013263

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To introduce students to the design principles and elements of architectural structures and construction over a broad range of scales.

Course content

Students will be introduced to the relationship of order, structure, and construction in architecture through an investigation of fundamental structural principles, systems, and elements. Students will develop an understanding of the relationship between structure, space, and form; the behaviour of structures under load; and the supporting and enclosing functions of building. Students will apply basic skills in the appropriate selection of a variety of simple structural solutions across a range of scales.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Students undertaking this course in an external/online mode will require access to a computer with the capability of running the software required for the course. Contact the Course Coordinator for details.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 12 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Lecture 1 hour x 10 weeks
Tutorial 2 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
Model 675 words equivalent 15% N/A
Project 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Case study 1125 words 25% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Model 675 words equivalent 15% N/A
Project 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Case study 1125 words 25% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
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:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

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

Degrees this course is offered in

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