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The Architectural Professional Practice 1 online unit, which is provided by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, covers fundamental areas of learning required to work as a professional architect.
The main topics addressed include: the roles of different industry participants; project cost management; consultant and client agreements; the tendering process; ethics within the architecture industry; and a comprehensive explanation of architectural specifications.
After completing this unit, students will be able to provide a design proposal through combined approaches, prepare architectural specifications to industry standard, and evaluate the implications of architects’ designs. This unit is assessed through a number of exercises, an invigilated exam and a report.
In order to complete this unit, you must have been accepted into the Master of Architecture at Curtin University.
In this Architectural Professional Practice 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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By completing this unit, students will be able to employ a multidisciplinary approach to plan a design proposal, prepare architectural specifications to industry standards, evaluate the construction implications of architects’ design and understand the roles of the quantity surveyor and contractor in the building process.
In addition, the Architectural Professional Practice 1 is a core unit that all students wishing to obtain an accredited architectural qualification must complete in order to advance in this career path.
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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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Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.