Comments about Graduate Diploma Planning & Design (Architectural History & Conservation) - On Campus - Parkville - Victoria
Graduate Diploma Planning & Design (Architectural History & Conservation)
The postgraduate programs in Architectural History and Conservation are designed for students whose qualifications are in disciplines other than architecture to acquire background knowledge and skills in architectural history and conservation. The Masters course enables students to further enhance their expertise in the area.The aim of these courses is to provide a basis for students to pursue further studies or research in the area, or to obtain relevant employment.
The objectives of the course are that students should:
* gain a historical understanding of Australian and other architecture;
* gain familiarity with the basic techniques of documentary research in relation to buildings;
* gain an understanding of the physical characteristics and materials of buildings, and the means of investigating them; and
* gain an understanding of the current philosophy and procedures of building conservation in Australia.