10 Credits AUTUMN

Aims/Description: The module includes two parts: Research methods - The course is an introduction to research methods. It is specifically designed to meet the needs of students in a department of architecture where a very wide range of research paradigms may be found. It also relates the ideals and methods of research to those of design and offers support to students in developing a thesis within their dissertation. Theory Forum - This introduces different thematic approaches and topics in the histories and theories of architecture and urban design, the history of ideas, and the related disciplines of art, cultural studies and landscape studies and initiates to their application in critical debate.

Restrictions on availability: School of Architecture Students only

Staff Contact: Carolyn Butterworth
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work

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 Part 2 of the RIBA Examination in Architecture.

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