Course Title: Elective 2 - Landscape Architecture

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Elective 2 - Landscape Architecture

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


315H Architecture & Design


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013


City Campus


320H Architecture & Design


Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Fiona Harrisson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3443

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 100.08.01

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

During the year, different electives are made available for you to choose from. Elective selections are made usually the week before classes begin and vary from semester to semester. You are also encouraged to take electives from other Programs, and from the RMIT wide elective menu.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The capabilities that are developed through the program in which you are enrolled are described in the Program Guide.

- undertake and develop a material practice and/or landscape enquiry in relation to the elective agenda
- understand ideas underpinning practice [and consider its relation to practice]
- utilise reflection to inform practice/inquiry
- communicate findings in appropriate medium

The outcomes will be determined by the specific course as determined through balloting

Overview of Learning Activities

Specific learning activities will vary from elective to elective. They may include lectures, workshops, tutorials, field trips and presentations. The learning activities will be matched to the content of the individual elective.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT Online Learning Hub can be found at

RMIT Swanston Library has extensive resources for Landscape Architecture Students. The library subject guide is a source of online resources and references - it can be found at:

The Library has additional support information on academic referencing

A range of Study resources can be found at:

The RMIT University Study and Learning Centre offers a variety of services for students with a first language other than English:

Overview of Assessment

The assessment of the electives will mainly be project-based and comprise a set of incremental, cumulative tasks structured to enable you students to demonstrate their competency in the particular content of a the individual elective.

Equitable Learning Services: If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Assessment Policy: Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures: