Undergraduate Course: Professional Portfolio (ARCH10010)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Indicative course content
A design project selected, & developed in an academic context, by students from their own experience during their professional placement period.
Aims of course
1 To develop students' abilities to resolve complex, contemporary design problems arising from individual experiences from practice.
Mode of delivery
A studio based course with design critiques.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| Co-requisites
ARCH10008 Professional Placement, ARCH10011 Research & Site Brief, ARCH10009 Contemporary Practice
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2,
Fieldwork Hours 24,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 4,
Formative Assessment Hours 7,
Summative Assessment Hours 7,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Must be passed at grade C, or above, or equivalent to progress to MSc.
Students must pass all learning outcomes. The aggregation of failed Learning outcomes with passing learning outcomes to generate an overall pass mark is not permitted. Failure of one learning outcome will result in a Forced Fail (FF) outcome. Students are permitted two attempts to pass this course.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- fulfil the requirements of a design brief arising from professional experience.
- respond creatively to the brief beyond the satisfaction of functional & technical requirements.
- relate design development & intentions to relevant principles & theories of landscape architecture.
|Indicative Bibliography |
Students will be required to underpin their individual project with a self-directed selection of texts which inform their design. However reference can also be made to texts used in stage 1 & 2 History & theory modules.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Mr Chris Rankin
|Course secretary||Mrs Karen Biggar
Tel: (0131 6)51 5803