Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
This subject is a quota subject and places are limited. Students may provisionally enrol via the Student Portal, but places are not guaranteed until selection is completed. You will be notified in writing by the Student Centre if you are selected.
Selection criteria: Students will be selected on the basis of:
1. Academic merit;and
2. A 300-word statement describing the student's interest in the subject and the skills he/she can bring to the group to assist in coping with survival under extremely harsh conditions.
For detailed information on the quota subject application process and due dates, refer to the EDSC Quota Subjects webpage: http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/quota-subjects
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 5 hours per week (weeks 1 – 6); 56 hours per week whilst on-site; 6 hours per week (weeks 10 & 11). |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission to any master's degree in the MSD.
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It is recommended that students have completed at least two graduate-level design studios.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
The multi-award winning Bower Studio has been running for several years (see www.bowerstudio.com.au) and has teams of students travelling to remote and marginalised communities to consult, design and construct community infrastructure projects. To date we have designed and built projects ranging from early learning centres for Indigenous kids in the Pilbara, computer centres in Indigenous 'town camp' communities in Darwin through to composting toilets for coastal communities in Papua New Guinea.
On completion of this subject, students will be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
Readings will be provided to students in the first week of class.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||www.bowerstudio.com.au|
Safety boots, safety glasses and ear muffs are required for workshop activities in this subject (to be provided by the student).
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