|Year of offer||2018|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This seminar will explore the aesthetics of popular material culture in the everyday. A diverse range of topics, theories, and bodies of work in the field will be introduced and discussed. Students will develop an appreciation of popular or everyday art, architecture and design, and also gain an understanding of how these things may inform their own design work.
At the conclusion of this subject students will develop an appreciation of popular or everyday art, architecture and design, and also gain an understanding of how these things may inform their own design work.
Intended learning outcomes
At the conclusion of this subject students will develop:
- an appreciation of popular or everyday art,
- architecture and design, and
- also gain an understanding of how these things may inform their own design work.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Identify key theories and issues in the field of popular material culture;
- Engage in critical debate about the use of vernacular form;
- Utilise an understanding of everyday aesthetics in design work.
Eligibility and requirements
Entry into the Melbourne School of Design or approval from the subject coordinator.
702-318 (ABPL30030) Popular Architecture & Design (UG)
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- Written and graphic assignments - one individual project of up to 1000 words due in week 4 (20%);
- One group project of up to 2000 words due in week 8 (30%);
- One essay of at least 3000 words due at the end of semester (50%).
Dates & times
- Semester 2
Principal coordinator Derham Groves Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 1 x 2 hour lecture per week; 1 x 2 hour tutorial per week Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 23 July 2018 to 21 October 2018 Last self-enrol date 3 August 2018 Census date 31 August 2018 Last date to withdraw without fail 21 September 2018 Assessment period ends 16 November 2018
Semester 2 contact information
Time commitment details
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.