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DESST 4001A - Honours Design Studies Part 1

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 12
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Restriction: Available only to students admitted to the relevant Honours program
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No

Students will be required to undertake supervised research in one or two advanced topics, thereby developing a thorough understanding of appropriate research techniques. The outcome of this research will be submitted in the form of a thesis, substantial essay or research report including a survey of the literature relevant to the topic(s) chosen. The range of topics to be offered in any year will depend on staff availability. Topics expected to be offered from time to time include: Architectural & Landscape Architectural History Australian Architectural & Landscape Architectural History Australian Urban Design History & Practice Computer-Aided Design Computer Applications in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design Conservation in the Built Environment Criticism and Architecture & Landscape Architecture Cross-Cultural Architectural & Landscape Architectural Topics Dryland Landscape Design Heritage Conservation & Cultural Landscapes Islamic Architecture & Garden Design Issues in Sustainable Architecture & Urban Design Plants in Design Project Management South East Asian Architecture & Landscape Architecture Theories in Modern Architecture & Landscape Architecture Thermal Design of Buildings Urban Design Histories & Theories Urban Design in Islamic or South East Asian Places Urban Ecology.

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What type of place are you studying in

Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Postgraduate Coursework
Non Award

Program of Study

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Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Wed 17/08/2022 Not Available

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Thesis
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
16139 01NT 5 5 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.