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Architectural Thesis Methods and Preparation will equip students with the skills to prepare a thorough dissertation proposal on architecture. Delivered online by Open Universities Australia in conjunction with Curtin University, the unit begins by asking students to consider concepts, theories and approaches in a research area of their choosing.
They will practise assessing the value of relevant literature, research methods and case studies in relation to the architectural discipline, making judgments and drawing distinctions between each idea. Critical thinking, self-reflection, analytical writing and discourse skills will all be used to develop a proposal for a self-directed research project on architecture within a broad cultural context.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the Master of Architecture, Curtin University.
In this Architectural Thesis Methods and Preparation 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 Thesis Methods and Preparation offers skills in critical thinking and analysis, as well as the planning and structuring of research projects and their related writing.
By completing this unit, your ability to express opinions, debate issues and think analytically will be refined. These are all crucial abilities when practising architecture professionally. Career opportunities for those trained in the field are varied, especially for professionals with the ability to combine creativity with critical thinking.
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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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The online Bachelor of Applied Science (Architectural Science) course from Curtin University will provide you with an understanding of both the practical and theoretical sides of architecture.