DESST 4001A - Honours Design Studies Part 1

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2017

Students will be required to undertake supervised research in one or two advanced topics, thereby developing a thorough understanding of appropriate research techniques. The outcome of this research will be submitted in the form of a substantial essay or research report including a survey of the literature relevant to the topic(s) chosen. The range of topics to be offered in any year will depend on staff availability. Topics expected to be offered from time to time include: Architectural & Landscape Architectural History Australian Architectural & Landscape Architectural History Australian Urban Design History & Practice Computer-Aided Design Computer Applications in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design Conservation in the Built Environment Criticism and Architecture & Landscape Architecture Cross-Cultural Architectural & Landscape Architectural Topics Dryland Landscape Design Heritage Conservation & Cultural Landscapes Islamic Architecture & Garden Design Issues in Sustainable Architecture & Urban Design Plants in Design Project Management South East Asian Architecture & Landscape Architecture Theories in Modern Architecture & Landscape Architecture Thermal Design of Buildings Urban Design Histories & Theories Urban Design in Islamic or South East Asian Places Urban Ecology. Subject to the approval of the Head of the School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design and with the agreement of the other Departments/Schools/Faculties concerned, a course equivalent to 12 units at Level IV taught in another department/ school/faculty may be taken as part of this program.

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    Course Details
    Course Code DESST 4001A
    Course Honours Design Studies Part 1
    Coordinating Unit School of Architecture and Built Environment
    Term Semester 1
    Level Undergraduate
    Location/s North Terrace Campus
    Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y
    Restrictions Available only to students admitted to the relevant Honours program
    Course Description Students will be required to undertake supervised research in one or two advanced topics, thereby developing a thorough understanding of appropriate research techniques. The outcome of this research will be submitted in the form of a substantial essay or research report including a survey of the literature relevant to the topic(s) chosen. The range of topics to be offered in any year will depend on staff availability.
    Topics expected to be offered from time to time include:
    Architectural & Landscape Architectural History
    Australian Architectural & Landscape Architectural History
    Australian Urban Design History & Practice
    Computer-Aided Design
    Computer Applications in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design
    Conservation in the Built Environment
    Criticism and Architecture & Landscape Architecture
    Cross-Cultural Architectural & Landscape Architectural Topics
    Dryland Landscape Design
    Heritage Conservation & Cultural Landscapes
    Islamic Architecture & Garden Design
    Issues in Sustainable Architecture & Urban Design
    Plants in Design
    Project Management
    South East Asian Architecture & Landscape Architecture
    Theories in Modern Architecture & Landscape Architecture
    Thermal Design of Buildings
    Urban Design Histories & Theories
    Urban Design in Islamic or South East Asian Places
    Urban Ecology.
    Subject to the approval of the Head of the School of Architecture, Landscape Architecture and Urban Design and with the agreement of the other Departments/Schools/Faculties concerned, a course equivalent to 12 units at Level IV taught in another department/ school/faculty may be taken as part of this program.
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