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AR50237: Residentials (Canada)

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2014/5
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 6
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Modular (no specific semester)
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: RS 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Canada Residential (RS 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment: Reassessment not allowed
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:

* To introduce the course and its learning style;
* To review contemporary issues and developments in the construction industry;
* To prepare the students for undertaking a dissertation.
* To provide opportunities to participate in group activities and develop higher level skills relevant to industry managers;
* To provide opportunities to meet staff who teach and support the course;
* To provide opportunities to obtain help with module study and revision;
* To provide networking opportunities.

Learning Outcomes:

* Students will gain a comprehensive understanding of the structure and expectations of the programme including an overview of effective study skill techniques
* Students will develop higher level skills relevant to industry managers by attending of a range of lectures, seminars and workshops
* Students will gain up-to date insight and information concerning current issues and developments in the construction industry
* Students will gain insight into current research issues
* Students will develop team working skills in sessions relating to specific areas of the programme which benefit from a workshop approach
* Students will develop their presentation skills.

The residential sessions are designed to provide several key functions that are important to distance learning students. These include meeting their peers, academic tutors and student support staff, receiving lectures and tutorials from unit tutors, academics and practitioners and undertaking workshop and group work sessions.

Sub elements: AR50393 - Introduction and residential 1 - 7 days - 0.00 credit rated AR50263 - Summer School 2 - 5 days - 0.00 credit rated AR50264 - Dissertation Workshop - 2 days - 0.00 credit rated.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR50237 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering

AR50237 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
* This unit catalogue is applicable for the 2014/15 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2015/16 and beyond should not assume that this unit will be available in future years in the format displayed here for 2014/15.
* Programmes and units are subject to change at any time, in accordance with normal University procedures.
* Availability of units will be subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.