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On completion of this Module the student should be able to
-Demonstrate an understanding of the historical, social, environmental, legislative and economic context in which the built environment is procured.
-Demonstrate an understanding of broader issues of climate change, social and ethical challenges, technological innovation and sustainable development, as they relate to the future directions of architectural practice.
-Demonstrate an understanding of the role and responsibilities of a professional architect within these contexts.
-Demonstrate an ability to identify the architect's role, responsibilities and potential liabilities in the context of providing a professional service and operating a business.
-Demonstrate an ability to advise and represent a client, to clearly identify the service to be provided and to formalise the appointment.
-Demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of the effective operation and management of an architectural practice.
-Demonstrate an ability to research a selected subject and to produce a professional written document.
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Essay: Assignment (3,000 words or equivalent alternative, subject to approval )||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Multiple Choice Questionnaire: Multiple choice examination||1 hour End of Trimester Exam||n/a||Pass/Fail Grade Scale||Yes||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
Students can request written feedback on their assessment result.