Postgraduate Course: Precedent and Context (EMiLA visiting students) (ARCH11217)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Part-year visiting students only
|Summary||Course aligned with Design: Individual Portfolio specifically for visitng EMILA students.
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.
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).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
|Additional Costs|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2018/19, Part-year visiting students only (VV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 1,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||Students are assessed on each learning outcome, with each outcome having an equal weighting.
||The Course organiser will ask for a ┐plan of work┐ that sets out how learning outcomes are to be addressed. Students will receive a written response to this submission at least 4 weeks before the submission date.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Reflect: Present a cumulative, retrospective documentation of work with an evident sense of critical reflection.
- Progress: Interrelate the output to the final body of design work demonstrating levels of refinement between project led work and personal critical reflection.
- Plan: 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.
|This is specific to each student and their site.|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Critical review and reflection, trans-disciplinary expertise, research skills.
||Available only to visiting EMiLA students on their placement at ESALA.
|Keywords||European Masters,Landscape Architecture
|Course organiser||Ms Lisa MacKenzie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5797
|Course secretary||Ms Katerina Sykioti
Tel: (0131 6)51 5744