10 Credits AUTUMN

Co-requisites: ARC303

Aims/Description: The module aims to explore and develop a greater understanding of practice in relation to the legal, economic and contractual scenarios. In particular there will be a focus on understanding the political and social and financial factors that affect the practice of architecture.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam

Notes: This module, forming part of the BA(Hons) degree course in Architectural Studies, is recognised and approved by the Royal Institute of British Architects for exemption from the RIBA Part One Examination in Architecture.

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