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DRPS : Course Catalogue : Edinburgh College of Art : Architecture and Landscape Architecture

Postgraduate Course: EMiLA e-Learning module on European Policies and Practices, Academie van Bouwkunst (Amsterdam) (ARCH11210)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeOnline Distance Learning AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits10 ECTS Credits5
SummaryThe e-learning module will cover the following topics:

Theories of landscape planning, design, management and maintenance in different European countries (also in comparison to other countries)

Methods for analysing, rating, monitoring landscapes and their functions

Landscape narratives, diversified meanings of landscape (i.e. the language of landscape) and/or its multi-layered meanings

Knowledge of European natural, rural and urban landscapes (typologies of landscape), their evolution, and their environmental capacity
Cultural and historic knowledge of (European) landscapes
Course description The course aims to experiment with group work for international background, both European and non-European; and to transfer knowledge of specific cultural landscape transformation and actual sustainable landscape economies
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  5
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 100 ( Online Activities 70, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 28 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 100% by essay.
Feedback This course is delivered and supervised by the Amsterdam Academy of Architecture. Student┐s will receive feedback from Academic Staff in Amsterdam in line with their own course documentation.
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Gain information on European cultural landscape differences
  2. Develop knowledge of ways in which European policy impacts or applications at large scale landscapes.
Reading List
To be provided by the Academie.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Special Arrangements This course is hosted by AHK in Amsterdam, and it is a core course for all students on the EMiLA programme.
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMs Lisa MacKenzie
Tel: (0131 6)51 5797
Email: l.mackenzie@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMrs Anne Davis
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
Email: Anne.Davis@ed.ac.uk
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