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Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Architectural Technology (Ab-initio, CR560)

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BSc (Hons)
Programme Code: CR_CARCT_8
 
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, ACCS
 
No. of Semesters:8
NFQ Level:8
Embedded Award:No
 
Programme Credits:240
programmeReviewDate:September 2018
Department:ARCHITECTURE
External Code:Any 5-credit Cognate Elective can only be completed once during the programme.
 

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) Knowledge and understanding of the concepts and methods pertaining to the discipline of Architectural Technology including technology, environment, context, regulation and legislation, communication, research, information evaluation, procurement and management.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Detailed knowledge and ability in Architectural Technical Design including innovative responses to technical and environmental challenges.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) The ability to analyse, synthesise, innovate and form objective strategies in response to challenge utilizing current IT tools.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to provide, through the technical design process, appropriate built environment solutions that integrate a response to context, technology, environment, regulations and legislation.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) The ability to generate innovative technical design that responds to complex built environment challenges.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to work effectively as an individual, in teams and as part of a multi-disciplinary team and communicate with all others involved in the architectural process and society at large.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The ability to identify and address learning needs to adapt successfully to change, provide for new architectural technologies and accommodate wider professional and ethical standards.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) An understanding of the wider social, political, business and economic context within which the Architectural Technologist operates and the need for high ethical standards in its practice, including the responsibliities of the Architectural Technology profession towards people and the environment.
 

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH6051 Technical Design Studio 1
ARCH6052 Arch Representation, Context 1
ARCH6053 Technology Materials Struct 1
ENVI6004 Environmental Design 1
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH6054 Technical Design Studio 2
ARCH6055 Arch Representation, Context 2
ARCH6056 Technology Materials Struct 2
ENVI6005 Environmental Design 2
MATH6023 Maths for Technology
 

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH6068 Technical Design Studio 3
ARCH6069 Arch Representation, Context 3
ARCH6064 Technology Materials Struct 3
ENVI6006 Environmental Design 3
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CIVL6031 Health and Safety - Built Env
ARCH6067 3D Visualization 1
ARCH8003 Adapt & Reuse: Strategies
ARCH6015 Furniture Design
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH7031 Technical Design Studio 4
ARCH7024 Arch Representation, Context 4
ARCH7021 Technology Materials Struct 4
ENVI7003 Environmental Design 4
Elective
Module Code Module Title
CIVL6028 Introductory Land Surveying
FREE6001 Free Choice Module
 

Stage 3 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH7033 Technical Design Studio 5.8
ARCH7025 Arch Representation, Context 5
ARCH7036 Technology Materials Struct 5
ENVI7004 Environmental Design 5
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARCH6067 3D Visualization 1
ARCH7023 3D Visualization 2
ARCH7029 Photoshop
ARCH7030 SketchUp
ARCH8003 Adapt & Reuse: Strategies
ARCH8004 Adapt & Reuse: Conservation
ARCH6015 Furniture Design
ARCH8021 Contemporary Research Topics
ARCH7038 Work Placement
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 3 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH7035 Technical Design Studio 6
ARCH7026 Arch Representation, Context 6
ARCH7037 Technology Materials Struct 6
ENVI7006 Environmental Design 6
ARCH6043 Professional Practice 1
 

Stage 4 / Semester 1

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH8028 Technical Design for Retrofit
EDUC8041 Research Project 1
ENVI8005 Environmental Design 7
ARCH8029 Technology for Retrofit
Elective
Module Code Module Title
ARCH8020 Building Information Modeling
ARCH6067 3D Visualization 1
ARCH7023 3D Visualization 2
ARCH7029 Photoshop
ARCH7030 SketchUp
ARCH8003 Adapt & Reuse: Strategies
ARCH8004 Adapt & Reuse: Conservation
ARCH8021 Contemporary Research Topics
ARCH7038 Work Placement
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 4 / Semester 2

Mandatory
Module Code Module Title
ARCH8016 Technical Design Studio 8
ARCH8017 Arch Representation, Context 7
ARCH8001 Professional Practice 2
EDUC8042 Research Project 2

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