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An online undergraduate unit provided by Curtin University and Open University Australia, Architectural Habitation Methods incorporates Work Integrated Learning (WIL) and interaction with the architectural community by utilising a method of teaching that places design activity within workshop situations, on sites and through simulation of real-world projects.
You will learn how to use precise observation techniques to create an evocative perspectival image, and develop the skills to use that image to demonstrate a designed proposition for inhabitation of the landscape. You will also explore a range of techniques including manual perspective, Photoshop and individual perspective for design.
The unit is delivered using a wide range of methodologies and learning tools, including podcasting, audio/video conferencing, streaming multimedia and discussion forums. Success in this unit is a core requirement for the Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science), and is assessed via a combination of investigation, folio and presentation.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed one of the following units:
Applicants must also have successfully completed, be currently enrolled in or intending to concurrently study the following unit:
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.
In this Architectural Habitation Methods unit, the topics you will study include:
A solid foundation in architectural habitation methods is an essential element in the study of modern architecture. Successful completion of this unit will give you an introduction to some of the key principles that you will encounter on this richly rewarding career path.
A qualification in architecture is a highly desirable skill among employers. An experienced and qualified architect can look forward to the opportunity to earn a high salary and participate in creative, high-level projects that help to find practical solutions to real life problems.
As a student of architectural habitation methods, you will develop the tools you need to thrive in a challenging, extremely varied job role that involves a great deal of travel, communication and hands-on work. You will be expected to showcase creative and practical problem-solving skills in equal measure, helping you to build a skill to set off on an exciting and rewarding career after graduation.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-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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