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Master of Planning and Design (Architectural History & Conservation) Coursework

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  • Objectives
    During the course of study the student should:• gain an understanding of professional investigation practices;• become capable of preparing a conservation analysis to professional standards;• acquire a capacity for independent research in the conservation field; and• gain a broad familiarity with current practice and technology in conservation.
  • Entry requirements
    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.
  • Academic Title
    Master of Planning and Design (Architectural History & Conservation) Coursework
  • Course description
    Recommended graduate level subjects

    Subject      Semester      Credit Points

    705-656  Research Project B
    Students undertake a research project over the semester, thereby gaining experience in posing research questions, searching the literature and in using basic research methods for collecting and analysing data and in presenting the results in a compet...     Semester 1, Semester 2     25

    705-641  Participation and Negotiation
    This subject was formerly known as Managing Change. All practitioners in the built environment need at some point to be aware of the strategies and techniques that can be employed to elicit constructive involvement from the public, and to negotiate c...     Summer     12.50

    702-637  Multicultural/Postcolonial Cities(Mast)
    This subject studies multiculturalism in the built environments of Australia and of South and Southeast Asia focusing on colonial encounters and postcolonial aspirations. Using race, class, gender and migration as theoretical starting points, it expl...     Semester 2     12.50

    705-615  Theory and Practice of Urbanity
    This research-led subject introduces the concept of urbanity, its history and key theoretical foundations, ideas and controversies associated with the term and its use. It focuses on the concept of urbanity in culturally diverse contexts, invites cri...     Semester 2     12.50

    702-617  Crisis & Complexity: 1950s Architecture
    This subject studies the formative aspects of post-World War II architectural design and architectural theory. The social, theoretical and aesthetic aspects of practice in the Bay Region of California, Los Angeles, Great Britain, Scandinavia, Spain, ...     Semester 2     12.50

    702-632  Measured Drawing     
    This subject will not be available in 2009     12.50

    108-540  Materials and Techniques of Artefacts
    The subject builds upon the prerequisite subject. Students focus on their chosen field of specialisation, allowing a more detailed study of the history and manufacture of traditional and modern materials, their properties and behavior, and more compl...     Semester 1     12.50

    108-449  Conservation Materials Chemistry
    The subject deals with the physical-organic chemistry of cultural heritage items and of products and formulations used in all aspects of conservation. It examines the relationship between the chemical structure, properties, and uses of solvents, dete...     Semester 1     12.50

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