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A candidate who has completed the Building Course, including all GTOup B subjects of the Fourth Year, may be admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Architecture with the designation Building Accounting. All students who are applying for admission to the University for the first time and who wish to study for the first year of the degrees Bachelor of Architecture or Bachelor of Construction must follow the procedure set out below:. Wait for the outcome of the application and if an offer is made, attend the University immediately.

When preparing the list of merit, the following factors are first taken into account:. a) The number of attempts it takes each candidate to pass the Matiiculatim exam.

Honours Courses

In order to determine the allocation of the lower places on the ranking list, any other documentation that may be discovered regarding the applicants' suitability for architecture may be taken into account in addition to the examination results. Applications for admission to the honors course must be made at the end of the second year. To be eligible for admission to the Honors course, a student must have achieved the Credit Standard (65% weighted average).

An external course may be taken prior to commencing an honors course or at any time prior to graduation.

Irregular Courses in Architecture

Honors students must pursue a deeper study in one of the three groups (i) Design and/or Construction subjects leading to a full appreciation of. ii) Management Planning and Legal subjects leading to a full appreciation of management and administration. iii) _Construction Accounting, Estimating and Cost Accounting. It is not essential that a student has achieved Credit Standard in the first year, but generally a high standard is expected. A high standard will not exclude failures in the first year, but failures in the second or subsequent years will not be allowed.

After selection, the Honors student is expected to maintain an average of not less than 60% (based on weighted average) with the Honors standard i.

Combined Courses

Students who have successfully completed at a recognized technical college all subjects in the first three years of the full-time education for the architecture degree may be considered for exemption from part of the course for the degree of architecture education. Candidates for the degree of Bachelor of Architecture with Honors may apply for admission to a combined course leading to the award of the degrees of Bachelor of Architecture with Honors and Bachelor of Arts. Students who have successfully completed all subjects of the Associateship Diploma of Building Construction course at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology may be considered for exemption from part of the course for the degree of Bachelor of Building.

Applicants for such Block Exemption must submit the prescribed application form to the Director of the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology before the.

Table I-Technical Schools Recognized and Diplomas Approved  for Three Years
Table I-Technical Schools Recognized and Diplomas Approved for Three Years' Exemption

Postgraduate Studies Grants from Research Funds

The University of Melbourne has established five research scholarships, of which a maximum of two can be senior scholarships. The value of the scholarship, normally awarded for three years, is USD 2,500 per year. Heads of Department also submit departmental research reports which are published in the University of Melbourne's Annual Research Report.

Applications for research awards and grants should be made on a form designed for this purpose (and available from the office of the Dean of Graduate Studies).

Summary of Awards

The senior fellowships have the status and salary of a senior lecturer and the junior fellowship the status and salary of a lecturer. Two Traveling Research Fellowships* are offered in two out of every three years to enable a graduate who demonstrates first-class research capacity to undertake approved work at an overseas university or other suitable institution. All persons conducting research at the University, whether in terms of research grants or otherwise, are required to submit reports on their research during the preceding twelve months to the heads of their departments by the end of February each year, together with a list of their research publications during the period.

Vice Dean of Nell Norris Scholarships $200 School of Architecture and Construction Nell Norris Prize for Graphics.

Examinations

Graduation

Student Counselling and Housing

  • of Bachelor of Architecture 1. There shall be
  • of Master of Architecture
  • of Doctor of Architecture
  • in Architectural Design
    • Every candidate before admission to the course for the diploma in Archi- tectural Design shall have passed in not less than four subjects of the School Leaving
  • Degree of Master of Building
  • CHAPTER 3

The subjects of the course and the conditions under which they may be taken are prescribed by the faculty on the recommendation of the faculty and published with details of the subjects. Candidates who have-. a) completed the work and passed or obtained credits for each year of the course. Candidate for the degree of Bachelor of Architecture with Honours:. a) complete the first three years of study for a diploma in architecture; and.

Fifth year of the course for the bachelor's degree in architecture as a faculty, taking into account the candidate's previous education and. Aerson may be a candidate for the degree of Master of Architecture if (a) (i) he is a Bachelor of Architecture or a Bachelor of Architecture with. ii) he has a corresponding qualification, approved by the professor's board on recommendation from the architectural faculty; or. b) he is educated at another faculty, which satisfies the architectural faculty that he has had sufficient experience and training in architecture. Subject to the university's statutes and regulations, the faculty must give instructions on holding the test.

Provided that where a candidate gives evidence satisfactory to the faculty that he has attained the required standard of skill, the faculty may give him credit for the whole or part of the examination of the First Year. The subjects of the course for any degree and the conditions under which such subjects may be taken are as prescribed by the Professorial Council on the recommendation of the faculty and published with the details of subjects. Candidates may be admitted to the degree of Bachelor of Architecture who—. a) completed the work and passed or gained credit for each year of the course as a whole.

The candidate for the bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering with honors must: a) complete the work and pass the four-year exams, according to the standard determined by the faculty; and. A person can be a candidate for the degree of Master in Construction if- (a) (i) he has a degree in Construction; or. ii) has an equivalent qualification accepted by the Professor Board with the recommendation of the Faculty of Architecture; or. iii) is a university graduate and satisfies the Faculty of Architecture that he has had adequate training and experience in Construction; and (b) has received faculty approval for his candidacy.

DETAILS OF SUBJECTS

DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE, BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE WITH HONOURS,

DESIGN

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE

BACHELOR OF ARCHITECTURE WITH HONOURS FIRST YEAR

680-1. DESIGN PART I

684-1. HISTORY OF BUILDING

Advice should be obtained from the School of Architecture and Building regarding details of materials required. One lecture and one hour of guidance per week, drawing office and laboratory work and site visits. A general study of structural forms and materials used in traditional and contemporary buildings and civil works.

Characteristics and use of wood, stone, brick and other clay products, concrete, sheet and other building materials. Principles of construction and building practice and an introduction to services relating to simple buildings. B.—STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOR ( i ) Рви гмп ARY МАТІЕМАТres Two lectures and one hour of practical instruction per week.

This is the introductory course in an extensive series dealing with the application of Physics and Chemistry to problems of building design and equipment. The nature of chemical reaction—the energy of reaction—reaction rates—chemical equilibrium.

683. DRAWING

SECOND YEAR 685. TRADES INSTRUCTION

680 - 2. DESIGN PART II

SERVICES

686. SURVEYING ( ARCHITECTURE COURSE )

THIRD YEAR 680-3. DESIGN PART III

EXAMINATION

SYLLABUS

BOOKS

B.—STRUCTURAL BEHAVIOUR

E.B.S., Notes on the Science of Building, as recommended during the year

The paper in Building Stones will be completed at the end of the series of lectures on that topic. An overview of the Western art tradition up to the present day, with an introduction to Greek and Roman art given by Professor Dale Trendall and a special study of the Enlightenment. The latter will be based on the illustrations in the relevant chapters of Janson's A History of Art.

688-1. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE A

687. MEASURED DRAWING

FOURTH YEAR 680-4. DESIGN PART IV

The latter will be based on the illustrations in the relevant chapters of Janson's A History of Art. Written work as prescribed by the department. Industrial Data Sheets - Natural Lighting, Safe Access, Architectural Control of Sunlight, Artificial Lighting in Factory and Office. The student will be examined on the work submitted throughout the year and may be interviewed by the Board of Examiners in the Fourth Semester.

681 - 4. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PART IV

682-4. BUILDING SCIENCE PART IV

В.-SERVICES One lecture per week

690. HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN ARCHITECTURE

Plastics: properties related to use for structural, pipe, decorative sheeting, membranes, applied finishes (paint, waterproofing film, etc.) and insulation applications. The further study of anthropometric data, human engineering principles and the materials and finishes generally used in interior architecture. PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE B One lecture per week throughout the year. i) The sources of Australian law and the law of the State of Victoria.

Formation of contracts; form and remuneration, contracts under seal and contracts that must be in writing.

BOOK

691. TOWN PLANNING Twenty-six lectures throughout the year

An outline of the history of urban planning in antiquity, the Middle Ages, the Renaissance, and the 19th century, leading to a study of the background to current problems. Checking the basic principles of modern urban and regional planning, city planning, standards of spatial planning, design of residential areas.

689. TECHNICAL ESSAY

FIFTH YEAR 680-5. DESIGN PART V

681-5. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PART V Two lectures per week and tutorials

Statutory planning practice in Victoria in relation to comparable activities in other states and abroad. Lectures analyzing current building projects with particular reference to service integration, followed by field inspections of the buildings discussed. Capital cost and recurring monetary costs - interest, insurance, etc.; fees, taxes, etc., operating and maintenance management costs; income; depreciation and economic life; financing construction operations.

A series of lectures covering the principles of economic design and cost control of building projects.

700-1. CONSTRUCTIONAL DRAWING PART I

702. CONSTRUCTIONAL SURVEYING

703-1. QUANTITY SURVEYING PART I

694-2. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PART II (BUILDING COURSE)

701. ACCOUNTANCY FOR BUILDERS

THIRD YEAR

700-2. CONSTRUCTIONAL DRAWING PART II Eight hours drawing office work per week and site visits

232-2. BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 2

BUSINESS PLANNING AND CONTROL A course of one seminar a week

One 3-hour paper and class assignments

703-2. QUANTITY SURVEYING PART II

One 3-hour tutorial per week throughout the year

716-1. ESTIMATING PART I

695-3. BUILDING SCIENCE PART III ( BUILDING COURSE ) As for Building Science Part III of Bachelor of Architecture

694-3. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PART III (BUILDING COURSE ) As for Building Construction Part III of Bachelor of Architecture

705-1. LAW RELATING TO BUILDING PART I Two lectures per week throughout the year

FOURTH YEAR

706. RESEARCH ESSAY

704. BUILDING METHODS AND EQUIPMENT

Digging and excavating equipment for surface and trench excavation, deep excavation and shaft sinking.

707. BUILDING PROJECTS ORGANIZATION

716-2. ESTIMATING PART II

705-2. LAW RELATING TO BUILDING PART II

694 - 4. BUILDING CONSTRUCTION PART IV ( BUILDING COURSE )

695 - 4. BUILDING SCIENCE PART IV ( BUILDING COURSE )

700-. CONSTRUCTIONAL DRAWING PART III

Three lectures and twelve hours of exercises per week, including three hours per week on the construction site. Surveyor in relation to various contracts and as an arbitrator in construction disputes and interpretation of construction contracts. Each student must attend all three semesters and complete at least 75 percent of the courses.

Basic principles of design that apply to architecture, painting, sculpture and general design.

713. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PART II

714. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PART III

715. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN PART IV

DEGREE OF MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE

POST-GRADUATE COURSE IN TROPICAL ARCHITECTURE

SYNOPSIS OF LECTURES ( First Terri)

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Table I-Technical Schools Recognized and Diplomas Approved  for Three Years' Exemption

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