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Academic year
ARK316 - Leadership in architectural professions - master's thesis preparation course
 
Syllabus adopted 2012-02-14 by Head of Programme (or corresponding)
Owner: MPARC
7,5 Credits
Grading: TH - Five, Four, Three, Not passed
Education cycle: Second-cycle
Major subject: Architecture
Department: 55 - ARCHITECTURE


Course round 1

The current course round has limited places. Please contact the student center if you are not able to add the course to your selection.
Teaching language: English
Block schedule: X

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0109 Written and oral assignments 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

MPARC ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)
MPDSD DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 2 (elective)

Examiner:

Universitetslektor  Marie Strid



Course round 2

The current course round has limited places. Please contact the student center if you are not able to add the course to your selection.
Teaching language: English
Open for exchange students
Block schedule: X

Course module   Credit distribution   Examination dates
Sp1 Sp2 Sp3 Sp4 Summer course No Sp
0109 Written and oral assignments 7,5 c Grading: TH   7,5 c    

In programs

MPARC ARCHITECTURE AND URBAN DESIGN, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)
MPDSD DESIGN FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, MSC PROGR, Year 1 (elective)

Examiner:

Universitetslektor  Marie Strid



Replaces

ARK315   Master thesis preparation course


Eligibility:

For single subject courses within Chalmers programmes the same eligibility requirements apply, as to the programme(s) that the course is part of.

Course specific prerequisites

Participants must have qualifications for a masters´ thesis. Minimum 40 credits from courses (in principal the first year of the MPARC Master Programme) with architectural design focus or corresponding qualifications. English.

Aim

- To draw attention to leadership and learning dimensions in the masters´ thesis, both as part of the studies and the design and building/planning processes the architectural student will meet in his/hers professions.
- To be inspired by different views about the professional role and leadership.
- To prepare, plan and monitor the masters´ thesis.

Learning outcomes (after completion of the course the student should be able to)

- To understand various perspectives on leadership and encounter different role models.
- To create awareness for individual leadership for each respective student.
- To reflect over, and be able to assess, the learning process the architectural student has been through which will culminate with the masters´ thesis.
- To reflect over, and be able to assess, the masters´ thesis as a design process and see it in a professional context.
- To be able to give and take feedback in a constructive and creative way, whether working alone or in a group.
- To develop ones´ toolbox for teamwork and project tasks.
- To be able to describe for others – for instance, a client, an employer - what kind of experience of learning and leadership the masters´  thesis will provide.

Content

The course includes:
- Training with practical tools for working with leadership issues.
- Lectures and seminars about learning, design and building processes. Invited guests will talk about leadership and learning.
- Group and individual tasks involving ones own thesis.


 

Literature

Groat, Linda & David Wang (2002). Architectural Research Methods, John Wiley.

Examination

Elaboration and seminar presentation of a draft for a written Master Thesis synopsis document is required.


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