ARBE6223

Research in Architectural Practice

20 Units

Architecture has diverse research opportunities and this course provides students with the opportunity to undertake a self directed project which draws on the philosophical, theoretical, ethical and methodological concepts and processes associated with academic research activities within the architectural discipline.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Architecture and Built Environment
Availability Trimester 1 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Trimester 3 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Effectively undertake an Architectural practice based research project.
  2. Demonstrate effective decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  3. Identify and engage with with appropriate literature to identify appropriate information and synthesise this in a scholarly report
  4. Utilise planning skills for successful project outcomes.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to carry out independent research in design.
  6. Display an ability to apply critical and analytical skills.
  7. Demonstrate research, production and time management skills.
Content

The content of the research project in the discipline of design will be substantially determined by the student in consultation with their supervisor. This may include a creative or practical project; work-integrated learning experience and/or a thesis appropriate to research undertaken in the Architecture Discipline.

The student will engage with the research methodologies, legal and ethical approaches appropriate to the discipline.

Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Research Exposition
Contact Hours
  • Individual Supervision: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
  • Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Weeks (Distance learning students will receive equivalent instruction through online or other distance education strategies.)
  • Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Weeks
Course Materials
  • No Materials
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for ARBE6223

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