Interior Architecture Advanced Theory and Research - 2017

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Unit summary

BIA420

  • Level of Study: Undergraduate Level 4
  • Study load: 0.125 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
  • Government loans available: FEE-HELP, HECS-HELP
  • Availability for 2016: SP3
  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP3
  • Assessment: Assignment 1 - Report (35%) , Assignment 2 - Literature review (25%) - Learn more

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2017 Fees
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Domestic 1,131.00
HECS 1,131.00
International 1,381.00

Students are introduced to and develop theoretical paradigms that inform Interior Architecture and their implications for Practice and future research. Students are encouraged to integrate traditional and/or creative practice as research into design project work. This unit focuses on techniques and more practice-based theoretical aspects of the discipline.

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At the completion of this unit students will:

  1. analyse theoretical positions that underpin design work
  2. evaluate and synthesise information relevant to a project
  3. apply theoretical knowledge to a proposed project
  4. communicate orally, graphically and in writing, and appropriately for purpose and audience.
  • Assignment 1 — Report (35%)
  • Assignment 2 — Literature review (25%)
  • Assignment 3 — Project Proposal (40%)

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

  • Broadband access — Continual Broadband Access

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:

Please visit the course details page and read the Requirements tab for more information about eligibility.

This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1Introduction to Research Design
2Introduction to Research Framework
3Introduction to Research Methods
4Literature Reviews
5Critical Thinking

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

Instructional Methods

  • Audio/Video conferencing
  • Discussion Forum/Discussion Board
  • Online assignment submission
  • Standard Media
  • Web links

Online materials

  • Audio/Video - Streaming
  • Online Assessment
  • Printable format materials
  • Resources and Links

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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