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Postgraduate Course: Precedent and Context (EMiLA visiting students) (ARCH11217)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityPart-year visiting students only
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryCourse aligned with Design: Individual Portfolio specifically for visitng EMILA students.

Students will write a refined and critical response to their own body of work identifying strands of thematic content and disciplinary priorities to be carried into early career practice. (3000 ┐ 3500 words).
Course description The course will allow students to pursue specific theoretical and/or organisational issues related to the project site and project brief. The course seeks to establish connections between reflection, practice and planning that support advanced learning beyond the programme, calling for the student to present an autonomous disciplinary position. The student will complete a critical review that creatively contextualises the student┐s own body of practice led investigations.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Part-year visiting students only (VV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Lecture Hours 1, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 93 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Students are assessed on each learning outcome, with each outcome having an equal weighting.
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No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Reflection: Present a cumulative, retrospective documentation of work with an evident sense of critical reflection.
  2. Progression: Interrelate the output to the final body of design work demonstrating levels of refinement between project led work and personal critical reflection.
  3. Planning: identify related challenges within the profession and suggest how these might be negotiated from a personal viewpoint or with a signature approach to the project site.
Reading List
This is specific to each student and their site.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Critical review and reflection, trans-disciplinary expertise, research skills.
Study Abroad Available only to visiting EMiLA students on their placement at ESALA.
KeywordsEuropean Masters, Landscape Architecture
Contacts
Course organiserMs Lisa Mackenzie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5797
Email: l.mackenzie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Lyndsay Hopes
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
Email: Lyndsay.Hopes@ed.ac.uk
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