10 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: ARC203, ARC221

Co-requisites: ARC311, ARC312, ARC313, ARC314, ARC322, ARC325, ARC328, ARC360

Aims/Description: ARC 303 is the final module in a sequence of humanities courses over the three years of the architecture degree. ARC 303 specifically focuses on urban history and theory and integrates architecture and related issues with a wider urban context. ARC 303 presents key factors and principles of urban development, historical and contemporary urban design and planning theories and exemplifies these through a series of urban case studies.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Course work
WebCT resources are available for this module

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 1 of the RIBA Examination in Architecture.

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