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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 4051

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
156141

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Unit Value
4.5

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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 introduce students to a range of research practices and qualitative methods necessary to develop and commence a small independent research project in their design discipline.

Course content

An introduction to research strategies, techniques and methodologies; literature searching, developing an annotated bibliography, writing a literature review, typical qualitative research methods used in design research, research design and developing and writing a thesis (second half of thesis is written in ARCH 4014 LLS Honours Research 2. This course is taught with ARCH 6004 Research in Sustainable Design.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1.5 hours x 5 weeks
Tutorial 4 hours x 6 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
Project Outline 1000 words 25% N/A
Design Research Report 3500 words 75% 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
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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
Ms Leanne Amodeo
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School of Art, Architecture and Design
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