LARCH 7034 - Final Landscape Architecture Dissertation (M)
North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2021
General Course Information
Course Code LARCH 7034 Course Final Landscape Architecture Dissertation (M) Coordinating Unit School of Architecture and Built Environment Term Semester 2 Level Postgraduate Coursework Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 12 Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Restrictions Available to M.LArch students only Course Description Students undertake supervised research into a topic of medium to high complexity, relating to one of the schools identified research areas of Urbanism, Design Research, or History, Theory and Culture. The actual topic of research will be developed by the student in discussion with the supervising staff member. The final outcome in the form of a rigorous research paper suitable for submission to a relevant academic journal, or a design project developed as a mode of research will need to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the relevant literature and context, as well as the methods relating to the chosen area of research.
Course Coordinator: Ms Tanya CourtDissertation cannot be undertaken by double degree students who must enrol in Final Landscape Architecture Project.
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.As this is an indpended research project contact time will be negatiated with the supervisor.
Course Learning Outcomes1.Demonstrate a practical understanding of the general principles, strategies and tactics of conventional academic research, and their potential application to Design and related ‘non-traditional’ modes of research.
2.Outline the structure and develop the content and critical criteria of a proposal for a substantial research project relevant to a practical or theoretical issue in the environmental design disciplines.
3.Write cogently and succinctly using the conventional language of academic research.
4.Identify and review relevant literature for a particular research topic methodically and strategically.
5.Exercise a rigorous and ethical approach to research.
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Required ResourcesList of readings will be provided by Supervisor.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesStudents will devel the research topic with their supervisor and meet regularily with them to review progress. A high level of inderpendence and self directed learning and motivationis expected.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.Asthisiis 12 unitit course steudens are expected to spend a substantial amout of work each week on developing the project/research.
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Assessment Task Task Type Weighting Due Learning Outcome Concept Design/Reserach proposal 10% Mid-Review Draft Design/Draft Paper 20% Final Presentation/ Paper Summative 70% Total 100%
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