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The Architectural Culture Research Topics 1 online unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University assesses students' understanding of the impact of cultural and historical conditions on architecture. Students will analyse their findings from a theoretical and philosophical stance, demonstrating a sound critical understanding of the vocation.
For this unit, students will be expected to explore new research topics in order to demonstrate a broad knowledge of the subject. Relevant prior knowledge should be drawn upon in conjunction with a significant amount of new research. Students may be required to undertake fieldwork if pertinent to the project’s focus.
This unit requires effective communication of research and analysis across a range of mediums and to a diverse audience. Learning objectives will be assessed through an assignment, a presentation and a research essay (50%).
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Architectural Culture Research Topics 1 unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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This unit offers students the opportunity to explore new research topics from a theoretical standpoint. Students will broaden their knowledge of social, cultural and historical influences and gain an appreciation of the significance that these factors have on architectural design.
For this unit, students will carry out independent work and develop valuable research skills; some topics may even lend themselves to fieldwork. Students will have the opportunity to demonstrate their versatility by reporting their findings through various means, including a presentation and essay.
A required element on the Master of Architecture course, this program is one of 14 units that need to be completed in order for the student to be awarded a master’s degree. This, coupled with a bachelor’s degree in architecture, provides the educational foundation required to be registered as an architect.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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