Investigation Program A

Subject 702-474 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 4 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Individual work comprising a time commitment of approximately 12 hours per week over a period equivalent to one semester. In addition, regular weekly conferences should be held with a supervisor.
Total Time Commitment: Not available

Admission to a post-Bachelor of Planning & Design (BPD) program in the Faculty, and achievement of a satisfactory standard in all available subjects in the course with a direct bearing upon the study.

Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: 702-874 (ABPL00240) - Investigation Program A (PG)
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:

Subject Overview:

Research training in areas chosen to give the student experience in different approaches and investigation tools. A program of study will be prescribed by the first week of semester; a bibliography will normally be submitted at a prescribed date early in the semester. Regular reports and contact with the supervisor will be required throughout the semester. The reports must show evidence of the student's capacity to handle basic source material and data, analyse it reliably, interpret it imaginatively, and present it in a coherent manner in accordance with the prescribed conventions.


Reports to the equivalent of 5000 words to be submitted throughout the semester in accordance with the program of study.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:

  • Critical thinking and analysis
  • Ability to seek out, retrieve and evaluate information from multiple sources
  • Understanding and lucid expression of complex concepts in written and oral form
  • Time management skills
  • Appreciation and implementation of the ethics associated with knowledge creation and usage
  • Report writing skills
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Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Architectural History

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