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AR40097: Placement MArch

[Page last updated: 15 October 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Further information on credits Credits: 24      [equivalent to 48 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 480
Further information on unit levels Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: PL 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Placement (PL 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
To provides practical experience of architectural design and/or building construction. To develop integrated design and professional practice skills introduced during the first degree in architecture. More detailed aims and objectives are stipulated in the RIBA Practice Logbook/Professional Experience and Development Record (PEDR) that every student is required to complete, with his/her employer, as partial fulfilment of this unit.

Learning Outcomes:
On the successful completion of this unit students will have demonstrated an ability to integrate design and professional skills in the work place.

Integration of design and professional skills (such as Computer Aided Design) within the work place.

A three-month period of practical training to be recorded in the student's RIBA Practice Logbook/Professional Experience and Development Record. The Placement Tutor scrutinises and counter-signs the RIBA Practice Logbook/PEDR completed by the student and signed by their Work Place Supervisor.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

AR40097 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
  • UEAR-ANM08 : MArch(Hons) Architecture with Thin sandwich placement(s) (Year 1)


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