|Year of offer||2017|
|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
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
- 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%).
Quotas apply to this subject
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 24 July 2017 to 22 October 2017 Last self-enrol date 18 July 2017 Census date 31 August 2017 Last date to withdraw without fail 22 September 2017 Assessment period ends 17 November 2017
Semester 2 contact information
Time commitment details170 Hours
Additional delivery details
Students will be selected into the subject as they self-enrol during the timely re-enrolment period. Any students enrolling after the quota has been reached will be withdrawn from the subject and advised of the alternative subjects available
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.