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Undergraduate Handbook

Enabling Skills and Research Practice - BENV1080

Campus: Kensington Campus
Career: Undergraduate
Units of Credit: 6
EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)
Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3
Enrolment Requirements:
Currently enrolled in program 3261 Architectural Studies
Fee Band: 2 (more info)
Further Information: See Class Timetable


An introduction to a broad set of enabling skills and knowledge that support both the learning and practice of architecture and other related disciplines. Techniques covered include: sketching & measured drawing; observation & recording techniques; computer literacy & use of application software; library & research skills; academic writing & referencing; critical thinking & argumentation; and verbal communication & presentation. Weekly lectures introduce appropriate techniques complemented by tutorials where those are applied. Learning is enhanced and assessed through project work.

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