The Professional Studies unit in the Master of Architecture (March) develops knowledge and understanding of the architect's responsibility to their clients, to their profession and to society.
It explores the nature of the organisations within the building industry, their roles and responsibilities, and their significance to architectural practice. The role of architectural practice is considered in relation to design, pre-construction documentation, tender procurement and construction. The business of architecture is also examined from the perspectives of design office management and economics, and the construction industry.
In addition, the unit develops knowledge and understanding of the law relating to architects and architectural practice and pays particular attention to contracts, as well as agency, tort, property and legislation relating to business.
|Unit name||Professional Studies|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Architecture & Design|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2018: $1,148.00||2018: $2,243.00||040101|
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Lecture and seminar.
Two x situation analysis assignments (50% each)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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