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

Course 234AH (2010)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.

Year and Campus: 2010 - Parkville
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Graduate/Postgraduate


Professor Miles Lewis


Environments and Design Student Centre
T:+61 3 8344 6417 /9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
Course Overview: The Master of Planning and Design (Architectural History and Conservation) is designed for students whose qualifications are in disciplines other than architecture to acquire background knowledge and skills in architectural history and conservation.
Objectives: The aim of this course is to provide a basis for students to pursue further studies or research in Architectural History and Conservation or to obtain relevant employment.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:

All students must complete:

100 points of graduate level subjects chosen in consultation with the course coordinator.

Subject Options:

Recommended graduate subjects

The below subjects are particularly recommended for this course however students should choose subjects in consultation with the course coordinator.

Subjects may also be drawn from the Melbourne School of Design. For a complete listing click here.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Not offered in 2010
Semester 1, Semester 2
Semester 1
Not offered in 2010
Not offered in 2010
Not offered in 2010
Entry Requirements:

The Master of Planning and Design (by Coursework) is available to:

  • graduates with at least a four-year undergraduate degree in the disciplines of the Faculty, or a closely related area, with a minimum average of H2B (70%);
  • or to graduates with a three-year undergraduate degree plus a one year Postgraduate Diploma in a relevant discipline, with a minimum average of H2B (70%).

Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry.

The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website:

Graduate Attributes: Refer to University of Melbourne graduate attributes located at
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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