Postgraduate Course: Placement 1 at Leibniz University (Hannover) (ARCH11206)
|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||This placement comprises the following three courses:
Designing Urban Landscapes and Waterscapes (10 SCQF)
Master Studio II (30 SCQF)
Preservation of Ancient Gardens (10 SCQF)
Teaching is centred around intensively supervised design studios and carried out in small groups. This helps students to reflect on their creative activity as well as developments in contemporary society. Taking current developments in culture and the socio-economic planning framework into consideration, the focus lies on the scientific and artistic development of solutions in design. The shaping of the landscape through infrastructure, i.e. waterways and traffic systems, are core design and research areas.
Experts and practitioners have teaching assignments in Hannover, so that theoretical and scientific course content always responds to practical requirements.
Ancient gardens; Urban landscape design; and Master studio.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| Travel and accommodation costs for the placement
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 490,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 10,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Students will be assessed at Hannover on the three core courses, with the following weightings:
Ancient gardens 20%
Urban landscape design 20%
Master studio 60%
|No Exam Information
| At the end of the placement, students┐ knowledge of basing design on scientific principals will be strengthened. They will develop in-depth knowledge of current theoretical and practical approaches in designing urban landscapes and waterscapes. They will acquire knowledge on the theoretical and practical principals regarding the preservation of ancient gardens.
|To be provided by Leibniz University.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Practical design, presentation and language skills.
||This is an umbrella course to cover the 50 credits undertaken by European Masters in Landscape Architecture (EMiLA), who choose LUH for their first placement. Please note that students will be taught in German.
|Keywords||European Masters, Landscape Architecture, placement
|Course organiser||Ms Lisa Mackenzie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5797
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