Course Title: Elective 3 - Landscape Architecture

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Elective 3 - Landscape Architecture

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


315H Architecture & Design


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

Course Coordinator: Julia Werner

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3806

Course Coordinator

Course Coordinator Location: 8.11.53

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.

Program Capabilities which will be developed through this course are:
- exploring a range of design processes
- producing innovative forms of design
- effective verbal, written, graphic and visual communication
- communicating across disciplines

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, culmulative tasks structured to enable you to demonstrate your competency in the particular content of a the individual elective.