|NAME OF COURSE/MODULE:||PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE|
|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
L + T + P + O = 42 HOURS
|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)
|TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY:||Teaching-learning strategy:
|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%)|
|B. Final Examination (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|
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