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AR50475: Multidisciplinary project

[Page last updated: 04 August 2021]

Academic Year: 2021/2
Owning Department/School: Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering
Credits: 10 [equivalent to 20 CATS credits]
Notional Study Hours: 200
Level: Masters UG & PG (FHEQ level 7)
Semester 2
Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Assessment Detail:
  • Presentation (CW 20%)
  • Design Portfolio (CW 80%)
Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Synopsis: Work effectively with students on different construction-related MSc courses to collectively develop the design of a building.

Investigate aspects related to your MSc in depth.

Learning Outcomes: Work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team to develop the outline design of a building.

Communicate the outcomes as if to a professional client team.

Develop an element of the building design in detail, as appropriate for your course.

Content: Applying the relevant RIBA stages of work to the design process

Understanding and applying client, site and project requirements for effective planning and architectural design solutions

Investigating detailed design and performance principles and specifications; as appropriate to the course of study

Understanding and applying relevant regulations and standards

Applying key factors for sustainable and resilient design, repair and renovation, operation and management of buildings; as appropriate to the course of study.

Programme availability:

AR50475 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Architecture & Civil Engineering


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