Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation

This course introduces the full range of concepts, methods, and practices involved in the specialised field of architectural conservation, from the international to the local level, and aims to develop professional level skills in conservation planning and in practical building conservation. The principles and processes examined in the course have universal application and are essential to practice in this field; the main places selected for detailed study and site exercises will be based on Western Australian experience.

Course overview

Course title
Graduate Certificate in Architectural Conservation
Award abbreviation
GradCertArchCons
Course code
25240
Course type
postgraduate certificate
Status
current / 2018
Administered by
Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education

Course details

Intake periods
Beginning of year and mid-year
Attendance type
part-time only
Credit points required
24
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
Standard course duration
Only available part-time
Time limit
2 years
Delivery mode
multi-mode
Locations offered
UWA (Perth)
Domestic fee type
Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
Course Coordinator(s)
Dr Ingrid van Bremen
Fees
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Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.

Course structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2018

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2019 or 2020.

Take all unit(s) (24 points) or for students who have completed ARCT5583 Introduction to Architectural Conservation (formerly titled Heritage and Conservation) and/or ARCT5505 Conservation in Cultural Landscapes, Historic Towns and Urban Precincts in a previous degree, take unit(s) up to the value of 12 points from Group B and units from group A sufficient to bring the total to 24 points:

Group A
AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
S2ARCT5506Conservation Planning in Practice
Prerequisites:
ARCT5583 Introduction to Architectural Conservation (formerly ARCT5583 Heritage and Conservation)
 ARCT5582Conservation in Cultural Landscapes, Historic Towns and Urban Precincts (GC)
 ARCT5587Practical Building Conservation (GC)
 ARCT5591Introduction to Architectural Conservation (GC)

Only for students who have completed ARCT5583 Introduction to Architectural Conservation (formerly titled Heritage and Conservation) and/or ARCT5505 Conservation in Cultural Landscapes, Historic Towns and Urban Precincts in a previous degree:

Group B
AvailabilityUnitcodeUnitnameUnit requirements
N/AARCT5507Conservation Planning—Developed Research Project on Adaptive Reuse
Prerequisites:
ARCT5583 Introduction to Architectural Conservation (formerly ARCT5583 Heritage and Conservation) or ARCT5505 Conservation in Cultural Landscapes, Historic Towns and Urban Precincts; and ARCT5506 Conservation Planning in Practice
S1ARCT5509Practical Building Conservation—Developed Research Project on a Building Construction System
Prerequisites:
ARCT5508 Practical Building Conservation and [ARCT5583 Introduction to Architectural Conservation (formerly ARCT5583 Heritage and Conservation) or ARCT5505 Conservation in Cultural Landscapes, Historic Towns and Urban Precincts]

See also the rules for the course and the Student Rules.

Rules

Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures

1.(1) The student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.

Academic Conduct Essentials module

2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).

(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module is not required to repeat the module.

English Language competency requirements

3. To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework.

Admission requirements

4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

(a) a relevant bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

and

(b) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.

Admission ranking and selection

5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.

Articulations and exit awards

6. This course does not form part of an articulated sequence.

Course structure

7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.

(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.

Satisfactory progress

8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.

9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.

Progress status

10.

(a) A student who fails to make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 for the first time is assigned the progress status of ‘Suspended' by the Faculty.

(b) A student who fails to make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 8 for a second time is assigned the progress status of ‘Excluded' by the Faculty.

11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.

Award with distinction

12. This rule is not applicable to this course.