Graduate Landscape Architecture Seminar

Subject ABPL90125 (2013)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject is not offered in 2013.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 7 hours per week
Total Time Commitment:

120 hours


The subject below or an equivalent, or written permission of the subject coordinator.

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
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:


Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)

Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)

Subject Overview:

Students will choose one of a small number of graduate seminar topics offered on a year by year basis. These topics will range across the areas of interest and expertise of architecture staff in both research and practice. Students will gain experience in particular approaches to landscape architectural analysis and practice.

At the conclusion of this subject students will have a highly developed understanding of one particular approach to landscape architectural analysis, critique and practice.


On completion, students should be able to demonstrate an understanding of design as a form of research enquiry.


Project proposal of up to 1000 words due in week 4 (20%) and a written and/or graphic project of at least 4000 words due at the end of semester (80%).

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Critical thinking and analytical ability
  • Ability to comprehend landscape architectural concepts and express them lucidly, orally and textually
  • Methods of representation
Related Course(s): Master of Landscape Architecture
Master of Landscape Architecture

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