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200 point Master of Architecture // Subject options

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Subject Options

First Year Core Subjects (87.5 points)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90117 Twenty-first Century Architecture
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90140 Architectural Practice
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90118 Applied Architectural Technology
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90142 Master of Architecture Studio C
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ABPL90143 Master of Architecture Studio D
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Second Year Core Subjects (50 points)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90169 Design Thesis
Semester 1
Semester 2
25
ABPL90115 Master of Architecture Studio E
Summer Term
Semester 1
Semester 2
25

Architecture electives (37.5 points)

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90017 Urban Design Theory
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90020 Measured Drawings & Digital Heritage
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90075 Urban and Landscape Heritage
September
12.5
ABPL90086 Environmental Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90089 Australian Architecture (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90120 Building Sustainability
September
12.5
ABPL90121 Compositional Analysis Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90123 Digital Design Applications
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90124 The Architecture of Wishful Thinking Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90149 Contemporary Digital Practice
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90151 Popular Architecture and Design
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90153 Complex Building Energy Modelling
June
12.5
ABPL90236 Design Approaches and Methods (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90264 Professional Practice Investigation Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90272 Regenerating Sustainability
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90282 Principles of Heritage and Conservation
March
12.5
ABPL90304 Flexible Urban Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90321 Building the Brief: People Process Place
July
12.5
ABPL90354 Robin Boyd Studio Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90355 Issues and Techniques in Global Heritage
August
12.5
ABPL90361 Ex-Lab: Digital Furniture Fabrication
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90367 Critical&Curatorial Practices in Design
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90368 Architecture and Media
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90369 Architecture as Spectacle Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90370 Design Management
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90373 Digital: Craft, Design and Make Not available in 2018 12.5
EDUC90728 Innovative Spaces and Pedagogy
August
12.5
EVSC90022 Bushfire Urban Planning
April
12.5
EVSC90023 Building Behaviour in Bushfires
May
12.5
ABPL90222 Timber Furniture Workshop (PG) Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90378 Tectonic Grounds
Summer Term
12.5
ABPL90310 Construction Industry and Environment Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90316 The Shaping of Urban Design
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90357 Forms and Politics in Architecture
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90146 Architectural Conservation in East Asia
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90388 Polemic Design in China Japan Korea
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90385 Applied Heritage Conservation Techniques
July
12.5
ABPL90241 Representing and Remembering Place (PG) Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90377 Design for Ageing
Term 2
12.5
ABPL90268 Building Envelopes Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90305 Design Research
Summer Term
12.5
ABPL90386 AA Visiting School Graduate
Winter Term
12.5
ABPL90394 ZEMCH Sustainable Design Workshop
January
12.5
ABPL90371 Design Activism
September
12.5
FRST90025 Bushfire & Climate
February
12.5
ABPL90322 Human Environments Relations
June
12.5
ABPL90387 Wooden Furniture Workshop
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90336 Craft in Traditional Asian Architecture Not available in 2018 12.5
ABPL90152 Sustainable Tropical Housing
November
12.5
ABPL90147 Speculative Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90403 Visions and Agendas in Architecture Not available in 2018 12.5

Multidisciplinary electives (25 points)

Students may choose any masters-level subjects including:

  • Melbourne School of Design graduate subjects provided prerequisites are met.
  • Any University of Melbourne graduate subject provided prerequisites are met and written approval from the home faculty plus the Master of Architecture course coordinator is submitted to the Environments and Design Student Centre.

To view a sample course plan go to:

http://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/graduate/course-planning/sample-course-plans-melbourne-school-of-design/master-of-architecture

Notes

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Links

http://www.msd.unimelb.edu.au/architecture/

Last updated: 3 April 2019