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The Architectural Professional Practice 2 unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University assesses students’ understanding of the fundamentals of business management and the specific operational requirements of an architectural office.
Covering a wide range of topics, this unit has been specifically designed to equip students with all the commercial knowledge needed to work within the field. Students will gain an in depth knowledge of law, contracts and agreements as well as the management of finances, risk assessment and quality assurance. The unit will also cover marketing and client relations, as well as a comprehensive look at the ins and outs of setting up your own practice.
The unit is delivered online through discussion boards and web resources/links. Assessment consists of four components, which are a case study (25%), invigilated exam (40%), presentation (15%) and report (20%). This unit also includes compulsory fieldwork.
In order to complete this unit, you must have been accepted into the Master of Architecture at Curtin University.
In this Architectural Professional Practice 2 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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Architectural Professional Practice 2 will equip students with all of the trade knowledge required for a successful career in architecture. From contracts and law to finance, this course covers all of the rudiments as well as delivering more specific architectural business know-how.
This unit will assess students’ ability to communicate ideas and results across a range of mediums; with a case study, presentation, exam and report to be completed. These four assessment requirements will provide an opportunity for students to stretch their research and presentation skills and will provide invaluable preparation for real-life pitches.
A required element of 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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Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.