NAME OF COURSE/MODULE: PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
COURSE CODE: ZAM3202
NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF: Ar. Hj. Kamaruddin Mohd Arshad
RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME: Core course required for this program
SEMESTER AND YEAR OFFERED: YEAR 3 / SEMESTER 2
TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT) FACE TO FACE TOTAL GUIDED AND INDEPENDENT LEARNING
L = Lecture

T = Tutorial

P = Practical

O= Others

L

42

T

 

0

P

 

0

O

 

0

L + T + P + O = 42 HOURS

CREDIT VALUE: 2
PREREQUISITE (IF ANY): NONE
OBJECTIVES: 1.     To provide students the understanding of the basic environmental conditions that will affect the building design.

2.      To introduce the fundamentals of building services in the building.

LEARNING OUTCOMES: At the end of the course the student should be able to:

1.     Discuss the construction industry and the roles played by the Architect and other professional consultants. (A2)

2.     Explain the process of project implementation and the basic types of documents involved in the building project. (C2)

3.     Demonstrate the ability to organize and prepare a simple building specification. (C3)

TRANSFERABLE SKILLS:
  • Understand basic environmental science and services and their influences in the building design.
  • Will be able to intergrate the fundamental services in building design.
TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY: Teaching-learning strategy:

  • Problem Based Learning
  • Discovery Based Learning
  • Outcome Based Learning

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
SYNOPSIS: The course will give a general and broad overview of the construction industry with focus on the architectural and allied professions. The roles played by the Architects and the allied professionals in society and built environment will be highlighted. This includes the legislation bodies and authorities that regulate and control their practice and operation. The structure, set-up, organization and types of architectural practice will also be taught.

Students will be taught on the stages of project implementation from design to construction and various types of documents that form the contract with focus on drawings and specification.

MODE OF DELIVERY: Lecture, Tutorial
ASSESSMENT METHODS AND TYPES:
A. Continuous Assessment (60%)
Category Percentage
  • Individual/Group Assignm
  •  Quiz

40%

20%

B. Final Examination (40%)
  1. Multiple Choice Question
  2. Structure type questions
40%
MAIN REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE 1.     Marsh, W.M. (2005).   Landscape Planning: Environmental Applications. John Wiley & Sons.

2.     Botkin, D.B & Keller, E. A. (2004). Environmental Science: Earth as a Living Planet. John Wiley & Sons

3.     Wright, R. T. (2004). Environmental Science, 9th edition. Prentice Hall College Div.

ADDITIONAL REFERENCES SUPPORTING THE COURSE NIL