Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Year and Campus:||2013 - Parkville|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||100 credit points taken over 12 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
Professor Philip Goad
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The Melbourne School of Design offers a range of generic Planning and Design courses at Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters level (both by coursework and research).
The purpose of these courses is to allow students to create an individual course of study by selecting subjects, with the approval of the Planning and Design Course Coordinator, from across the disciplines of the Melbourne School of Design.
The flexibility these courses offer is of great benefit to students who:
The course aims to develop skills in the discipline areas offered by the Melbourne School of Design. Applicants may pursue a prescribed course of study to:
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
All students must complete:
100 points undergraduate / graduate level subjects.
The course draws on undergraduate subjects usually in a major sequence of study to produce a coherent program appropriate for graduates wishing to progress to higher level study.
A Graduate Diploma should not consist entirely of lower-level undergraduate subjects. In most cases students will choose a combination of undergraduate and some fourth year level graduate subjects.
Students undertaking this course as a means to meet the eligibility requirements of other Melbourne School of Design programs must do so, in consultation with Environments and Design Student Centre.
1.The Selection Committee will evaluate the applicant’s ability to pursue successfully the course using the following criterion:
2.The Selection Committee may conduct interviews and tests and call for referee reports and employer references, to elucidate any of the matters referred to above.
For information about how to apply click here.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne School of Design is the graduate school of the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. It offers professional entry programs in Architecture, Construction Management, Landscape Architecture, Property and Urban Planning. It offers specialist development programs in Property Valuation, Planning and Design and in Urban Design.
The Melbourne School of Design welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is the University and Faculty (Architecture, Building and Planning) policy to take reasonable steps to make reasonable adjustments so as to enable students’ participation in degrees offered by the Melbourne School of Design (MSD).
A candidate for degrees offered in the MSD must have abilities and skills which include the following: observation; communication; motor; conceptual, integrative, and quantitative; and
(i) Observation: Candidates must be able to read text, diagrams, maps, drawings and numerical data. Candidates should be able to observe details at a number of scales and to record useful observations of environmental contexts.
(ii) Communication: Candidates should be able to communicate with fellow students, professional and academic staff, members of relevant professions and the public. Candidates
(iii) Motor: Candidates should have sufficient motor function to elicit information from environmental contexts. Off campus investigations may include visits to construction sites,
(iv) Intellectual-Conceptual, Integrative and Quantitative Abilities: These abilities include measurement, calculation, reasoning, analysis, synthesis and, importantly, the ability to
(v) Behavioural and Social Attributes: A candidate must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are
Students who feel a disability will prevent them from meeting the above academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit.
Refer to University of Melbourne graduate attributes located at: http://www.unimelb.edu.au/about/attributes.html
|Links to further information:||http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au|
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