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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 5035

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101542

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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 prepare students for employment in architectural practices under moderate supervision leading to registration as an architect according to State or Territory legislation.

Course content

Students will gain knowledge in the processes involved in registering as an Architect through liaison with registration authorities and professional organisations, and be familiar with RAIA advisory notes, guide letters and proforma including attending the RAIA employment seminar. Students will develop skills in preparing a resume and portfolio and responding to an Expression of Interest (EOI). Students will also have an introduction to the Australian legal system, law of contract and tort, types of building contracts and become familiar with alternate means of dispute resolution.

Textbook(s)

(Electronic Resource) 2010, Acumen, The Australian Institute of Architects, Melbourne, Vic

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Seminar 1 hour x 13 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
Assignment 1: Introductory workshop, advisory notes and contracts. 900 words 20% N/A
Responding to an EOI, resume and portfolio 1800 words 40% N/A
Take home paper 1800 words (equivalent) 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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
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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

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