|12242001||Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology|
|Minimum duration of study: 1 year||Total credits: 120|
|Dr C Combrinck|
This degree is for those students intending hereafter to pursue a master’s degree by research and coursework in applied science in the fields of architecture, landscape architecture or interior architecture or generally in the built environment.
Refer to G Regulations G.16 to G.29 and G.54.
Students who follow modules presented by other schools or faculties must first obtain permission for such registration(s) from those schools or faculties and must familiarise themselves with the admission requirements of the specific module(s), and the examination rules and regulations pertaining to such a module(s).
(Please Note: it is the students’ responsibility to have their projects approved by the specific research field coordinator)
Course work modules at honours level (700) presented by other departments, schools or faculities (maximum 30 credits) . Students may register for other honours (700) level modules presented in the Department of Architecture with the approval of the Head of Department.
Awarding of degree
The degree is awarded to those students who have obtained the prescribed credits. Those students admitted with conditions must comply with all of these before all the 700 series module credits and the degree are awarded.
The minimum pass mark is 50%. A minimum of 40% is required in the examination, with a minimum final mark of 50% to pass. If a module is not evaluated by examination a minimum coursework mark of 50% is required. If the module is not evaluated by coursework a minimum examination mark of 50% is required.
The G Regulation G.39.12 applies.
The degree is conferred with distinction if students registered for the degree for the first time, complete the degree within the minimum prescribed time and pass all modules with a weighted average of 75%.
Minimum credits: 120
In addition to the prescribed 90 credits, a student must do a 700-level module(s) for 30 credit from other departments,schools or faculties. Students may also register for 700-level modules presented by the Department of Architecture, with the permission of the Head of Department.
A capita selecta of the various modules related to the research field that the student is advised to follow by the research field coordinator. Research fields:
A capita selecta from one of the following departmental research fields:
• Environment potential
• Human settlements and urbanism
• Heritage and cultural landscapes
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