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

Postgraduate Course: Dissertation (MSc Architectural History and Theory) (ARCH11235)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
Course typeDissertation AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits60 ECTS Credits30
SummaryA 15,000 word dissertation on a topic relating to the programme, chosen in conjunction with the dissertation.
Course description Subject to availability, and the appropriateness of the topic, students are free to choose any member of staff in the subject area of architectural history. Dissertation supervision follows the rules set out in the University's Code of Practice for Taught Postgraduate Programmes.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  10
Course Start Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 600 ( Dissertation/Project Supervision Hours 6, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 12, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 582 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) 15,000 word dissertation - 100%
Feedback Students will receive feedback on an initial dissertation topic proposal in written form and/or in through individual tutorials. Students will also receive feedback through tutorial meetings over the course of the dissertation┬┐s development.

No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. complete an extended piece of research with original interpretations or using original methodological approaches in the history and theory of architecture.
  2. learn to use research resources effectively.
  3. learn how to devise and articulate a coherent research methodology.
  4. consolidate skills in academic writing, from the construction of an argument to the proper observance of the convensions of scholarly writing.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserProf Alex Bremner
Tel: (0131 6)50 2320
Email: alex.bremner@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Fanny To
Tel: (0131 6)51 5773
Email: oto@exseed.ed.ac.uk
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