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Module Code: ARC110
Module Title: Humanities and Architecture
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2017/18
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Architecture
Pre-requisites: N/A
   
Aims
To introduce students to approaches to architecture, urbanism, space, and the built environment that originate in the humanities and social sciences, including geography, sociology, anthropology, and history.
Learning outcomes 
A Systematize a range of approaches to thinking about space and the built environment


B Demonstrate use of basic methods of data collection and analysis based in humanistic disciplines.
Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures will introduce the students to key humanistic approaches to architecture, urbanism, space, and the built environment. In hands-on exercises, students will learn to engage critically with these approaches.
Syllabus 
The syllabus will typically include the following topics: architecture in an interdisciplinary context; geographical approaches to the man-made environment; architecture and the global; approaches to space and place; observational methods; surveys and interviews; culture and subculture; participant observation; material culture; space and power; historical questions; reading the past.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 19.5           55.5  75 

Assessment

Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Coursework 100.00

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