15 Credits ACADEMIC YEAR


Pre-requisites: A first degree (2.1 or above) in Architecture, or related disciplines

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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 school of architecture where a very wide range of research paradigms may be found. It also relates the ideas 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 their application in critical debate.

Restrictions on availability: School of Architecture students only

Staff Contact: Dr Magda Sibley
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Tutorials, Independent Study, Feedback session
Assessment: Course work

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