Postgraduate Course: Architectural Design Studio C (Integrated) (ARCH11091)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Architectural Design Studio C is a 40-credit, non-core course that runs in Semester 1. The course may involve group work. The course will be described through an initial presentation to students, and subsequently through briefing materials made available to them. The emphasis in this course, which gives students the opportunity to develop a major design project, is upon exploratory and creative work. It seeks to encourage projects that are investigative, poetic, theoretically informed, and that deal in a critical way with issues and questions of contemporary relevance. It looks for a sustained and rigorous process of study in all aspects of the student's work.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Specialist Equipment Fee. Field trip travel contribution for some units. Processes and materials involved in the presentation of work.
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 22,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 66,
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 66,
External Visit Hours 3,
Online Activities 10,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 6,
Formative Assessment Hours 6,
Summative Assessment Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Learning outcomes are assessed by coursework, presented in the form of drawings, models, digital representations, etc. Assessment is made with reference to the ARB Part 2 criteria required to be demonstrated in the course
|No Exam Information
| On completion of this course, the student is expected to demonstrate:
1. The ability to develop and act upon a productive conceptual framework both individually and in teams for an architectural project or proposition, based on a critical analysis of relevant issues.
2. The ability to develop an architectural spatial and material language that is carefully considered at an experiential level and that is in clear dialogue with conceptual and contextual concerns.
3. A critical understanding of the effects of, and the development of skills in using, differing forms of representation (e.g. verbal, drawing, modelling, photography, film, computer and workshop techniques), especially in relation to individual and group work.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Design, Architectural Specialisms
|Course organiser||Ms Suzanne Ewing
Tel: (0131 6)50 2303
|Course secretary||Ms Helen Wallace
Tel: (0131 6)50 2306
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