Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 60 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Admission into one of the following courses
MC-ARCH Master of Architecture (300-point entry)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|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
CoordinatorDr David O'Brien
The Eastern Precinct (building 138)
(between Doug McDonell building and Eastern Resource Centre)
This subject, running intensively in week 2 of semester 1 at the University of Melbourne's Dookie campus, explores the idea of construction as a process linking specific principles, materials, elements, systems and techniques strategically. Using a set of individual construction types as case studies, Construction Methods A will review and explain the physical anatomy of given technological types, emphasising parameters concerned with connectedness, stability, assembly and performance. Students will learn techniques to represent these types with drawings and models.
Week 1 of semester is conducted at the University of Melbourne’s Parkville campus. This class has students outlining the subject overview and preparation work relating to health and safety.
The objectives of the class are as follows:
1. Workbook 1 (equivalent to 2500 words), Week 2 (50% in total) comprising:
2. Workbook 2 (equivalent to 2500 words) due week 8, (50% in total) comprising:
Each Workbook includes written and/or graphic submissions (e.g. tutorial exercises, class presentations, materials, construction or site reports, construction drawings and models) due in weeks 2 and 8 to the total equivalent of 5000 words.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will have the ability to:
Week 2 of semester is conducted at the University of Melbourne Dookie campus (2.5 hours from Melbourne) from Sunday 6 March to Friday 11 March inclusive. Food and drink is at the student’s own expense.
Notes: Students will need to purchase safety boots, safety glasses, hard hat and ear muffs before the start of semester. Approximate cost $150. Enrolled students will be notified about travel arrangements, accommodation, food and other information including safety requirements prior to the start of semester.
Safety boots, safety glasses and ear muffs are required for workshop activities in this subject (to be provided by the student).
Master of Architectural Engineering |
Master of Architecture
300 point Master of Architecture |
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