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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Edinburgh College of Art : Architecture - History

Postgraduate Course: Methods and Paradigms of Research (ARCH11233)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course asks students to engage with questions that are central to contemporary discourse in the humanities and social sciences, with an emphasis on the interdisciplinary potential of architectural scholarship. It is arranged thematically and responds to staff and students research interests.
Course description The aim of the course is not to advance a particular methodological or theoretical approach, but rather to cultivate a critical awareness of many positions available to historical and theoretical study. Processes of inquiry - both practical and theory-driven - are the focus of this course that introduces students to key conceptual tools for research in architectural history and theory.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 1
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 20, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 10, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 166 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 4,000 word essay - 100%
Feedback Students will receive feedback on an essay plan in written form and/or through individual tutorials.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. To introduce students to key conceptual tools for research in architectural history and theory.
  2. To introduce students to a range of theoretical paradigms that shape contemporary research in architectural history.
  3. To encourage the ability to link architectural research to interdisciplinary concerns.
  4. To develop a self-critical awareness of research methodologies.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserDr Richard Anderson
Tel: (131 6)50 8204
Email: Richard.P.Anderson@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMr Mathieu Donner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5740
Email: Mathieu.Donner@ed.ac.uk
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