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Melbourne School of Design - multidisciplinary elective subjects 2017

Overview

The following subjects can be taken as multidisciplinary electives in Melbourne School of Design masters programs. Some of these subjects will have prerequisites, please refer to the specific subject for more information. Students will have to meet these prerequisites to enrol into the specific subject. This page also lists the travelling studios on offer as well as subjects which have enrolment quotas.

Intended learning outcomes

Subjects contributing to the multidisciplinary elective requirement within the following Melbourne School of Design Programs:

Subject options

Architecture

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90020 Measured Drawings & Digital Heritage
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90089 Australian Architecture (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90121 Compositional Analysis Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90120 Building Sustainability
September
12.5
ABPL90123 Digital Design Applications
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90124 The Architecture of Wishful Thinking
Semester 2
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
ABPL90167 Design Communications Workshop (P/G)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90236 Design Approaches and Methods (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90241 Representing and Remembering Place (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90264 Professional Practice Investigation Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90272 Regenerating Sustainability
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90276 Spatial& Political Architectures of Asia Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90282 Principles of Heritage and Conservation
March
12.5
ABPL90303 Facilities for Social Sustainability
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90354 Robin Boyd Studio Not available in 2017 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
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90378 Tectonic Grounds
Summer Term
12.5
ABPL90222 Timber Furniture Workshop (PG) Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90388 Polemic Design in China Japan Korea
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90086 Environmental Systems
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90357 Form and Politics in Architecture
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90146 Architectural Conservation in East Asia
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90386 AA Visiting School Graduate
Winter Term
12.5
ABPL90301 Architectural Finishes Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90386 AA Visiting School Graduate
Winter Term
12.5
ABPL90303 Facilities for Social Sustainability
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90377 Design for Ageing
Term 2
12.5
ABPL90305 Design Research
Summer Term
12.5
ABPL90268 Building Envelopes
September
12.5
ABPL90300 Conservation of Architectural Materials Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90371 Design Activism
September
12.5
ABPL90373 Digital: Craft, Design and Make Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90380 Designing for Heat in the Public Domain
November
12.5
ABPL90322 Human Environments Relations
June
12.5
ABPL90387 Wooden Furniture Workshop Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90336 Craft in Traditional Asian Architecture
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90147 Speculative Systems Not available in 2017 12.5

Construction

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90025 Project Management in Practice
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90027 Life Cycle Analysis and Sustainability
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90030 Project Evaluation
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90035 Risk in Construction
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90085 Culture of Building Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90129 Advanced Cost Management
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90208 Construction Measurement and Estimating
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90290 Fundamentals of Built Environment Law
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90295 Construction Regulations and Control
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90309 Supply Chains in Construction
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90311 Studies in Building Cultures and Markets Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90323 Construction Scheduling
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90324 Materials and Structures
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90325 Prefabrication in Building
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90327 Procurement Methods
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90329 Construction Policy Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90330 Economics of Building
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90334 Means and Methods in Construction
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90358 Research in Construction
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90359 Research Practicum in Construction
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90335 Contract Management
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90331 ICT in Building
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90332 Labour in Construction
July
12.5
LING90002 Presenting Academic Discourse
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90326 Technological Innovation Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90328 Issues in Technology Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90333 Specialist Contracting Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90207 Corporate Construction Management Not available in 2017 12.5

Landscape Architecture

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90074 Landscape Detail Design
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90075 Urban and Landscape Heritage
September
12.5
ABPL90078 Contemporary Landscape Theory
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90173 Advanced Planting Design
Winter Term
12.5
ABPL90265 History of Landscape Architecture
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90283 Performative Ecologies
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90319 GIS In Planning, Design & Development
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90374 GeoDesign Models & Applications Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90340 Landscape Materialities
Semester 1
12.5

Property

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90011 Advanced Property Analysis
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90016 Asset Management
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90026 Property Development
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90028 Project Management in Theory
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90031 Corporate Real Estate Management
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90032 Building Services and Operations
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90034 Property Securitisation
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90036 Property Investment
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90038 International Property Development A
June
25
ABPL90040 International Property Development B
June
12.5
ABPL90041 Property Law (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90045 Statutory Valuation (PG)
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90274 Property Markets and Valuations
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90275 Property Resources and Management
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90277 Humanitarian Construction Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90314 Property Agency and Marketing (PG)
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90321 Building the Brief: People Process Place
July
12.5
ABPL90339 International Real Estate Economics
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90322 Human Environments Relations
June
12.5

Urban Design

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90017 Urban Design Theory
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90304 Flexible Urban Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90316 The Shaping of Urban Design
Semester 1
12.5

Urban Planning

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90009 Participation and Negotiation
July
December
12.5
ABPL90022 Healthy Communities
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90064 Planning Urban Sustainability
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90065 Managing Global City Regions
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90090 Public Transport Network Planning
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90130 Planning Law & Statutory Planning
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90131 Strategic Plan Making
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90132 Land Use and Urban Design
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90134 Planning Theory and History
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90135 Analytical Methods
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90246 The Economies of Cities and Regions
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90266 Inclusive Cities
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90279 Cities Without Slums
July
12.5
ABPL90280 City Lights: Cities, Culture and History Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90281 Housing Markets, Policy and Planning
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90315 Urban Governance
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90320 Building Resilient Settlements
November
12.5
ABPL90341 Urban Environmental Policy and Planning
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90055 Planning Asia Pacific Cities Studio
June
12.5
ABPL90056 Sustainable Transport and Public Policy
September
12.5
ABPL90077 Transportation, Land Use and Urban Form
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90366 Urban Informatics
September
12.5
ABPL90399 Hacking Society Systems in Transition
Summer Term
12.5
EVSC90023 Building Behaviour in Bushfires
May
12.5
EVSC90024 Bushfire Interface Science
July
12.5
EVSC90022 Bushfire Urban Planning
April
12.5

Travelling Studios

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90261 Travelling Studio (Ahmedabad)
January
25
ABPL90296 Travelling Studio (Shanghai)
February
25
ABPL90114 Travelling Studio (Brazil) Not available in 2017 25
ABPL90111 Urban Eco Acupuncture Studio
Semester 2
25
ABPL90260 Travelling Studio (Indonesia) Not available in 2017 25

Quota subjects

Code Name Study period Credit Points
ABPL90038 International Property Development A
June
25
ABPL90040 International Property Development B
June
12.5
ABPL90088 Healthy Employment Centres Studio Not available in 2017 25
ABPL90123 Digital Design Applications
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90153 Complex Building Energy Modelling
June
12.5
ABPL90304 Flexible Urban Modelling
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90311 Studies in Building Cultures and Markets Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90319 GIS In Planning, Design & Development
Semester 1
12.5
ABPL90361 Ex-Lab: Digital Furniture Fabrication
Semester 1
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90222 Timber Furniture Workshop (PG) Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90055 Planning Asia Pacific Cities Studio
June
12.5
ABPL90268 Building Envelopes
September
12.5
ABPL90152 Sustainable Tropical Housing Not available in 2017 12.5
ABPL90366 Urban Informatics
September
12.5
ABPL90336 Craft in Traditional Asian Architecture
Semester 2
12.5
ABPL90147 Speculative Systems Not available in 2017 12.5