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Subject details

  • Topics
    • As this is an individual research project that students will be working on, there are no set topics in this unit
    • Students will be allocated time to discuss their research project with a supervisor on a weekly basis
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. initiate, plan and create an original idea and product through research
  2. think critically and reflectively in order to evaluate and argue a position relevant to a project
  3. communicate orally, graphically and in writing, and appropriately for purpose and audience
  4. apply methods, knowledge, principles and concepts creatively to a project
  5. critique and apply cultural and international perspectives to a proposed project.
  • Assignment 1 - Dissertation (80%)
  • Assignment 2 - Project (20%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

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

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject offers a sophisticated exploration of a core area of Interior Architecture, with exposure to advanced research strategies to suit projects, including creative practice. Students will be facilitated through a self-directed project, framed as research and/or creative practice in the discipline area. Three modes of constructing studies are available to the student. Students may select a practice-based, an experimental, or mixed-focus approach to their research. New methods of seeing, thinking and doing are fore-grounded, and students are encouraged to push beyond what is known. Students will be encouraged to envisage new methods, processes, technologies and/or scenarios to provide challenging insights and/or outcomes for future contexts. Emphasis is given to peer mentoring and self-directed learning.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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