Master of Planning and Design (Architectural History & Conservation)CW

Course 234-AH (2009)

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Year and Campus: 2009
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Professor Miles Lewis


Senior Student Advisor

Melbourne School of Design
Tel: (+61 3) 8344 6417 / 9862
Fax:(+61 3) 8344 5532

Course Overview: The postgraduate programs in Architectural History and Conservation are designed for students whose qualifications are in disciplines other than architecture to acquire background knowledge and skills in architectural history and conservation. The Masters course enables students to further enhance their expertise in the area.The aim of these courses is to provide a basis for students to pursue further studies or research in the area, or to obtain relevant employment.
Subject Options:

Recommended graduate level subjects

Students select subjects in consultation with the course coordinator. Subjects are drawn from the Melbourne School of Design. For a complete listing of subjects offered by the Melbourne School of Design please visit:

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Semester 1, Semester 2
Not offered in 2009
Not offered in 2009
Entry Requirements: The Master of Planning and Design (Architectural History and Conservation) is offered to applicants who have completed an approved Honours degree in a field relevant to the postgraduate course of study. The course is also available to applicants who have completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Planning and Design with a minimum average of H2B (70%).
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:

Graduate Attributes: None
Generic Skills: During the course of study the student should:

• gain an understanding of professional investigation practices;
• become capable of preparing a conservation analysis to professional standards;
• acquire a capacity for independent research in the conservation field; and
• gain a broad familiarity with current practice and technology in conservation.
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