Course Title: Elective 2 - Landscape Architecture

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Elective 2 - Landscape Architecture

Credit Points: 12.00


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 & Urban 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,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019,
Sem 1 2020

Course Coordinator: Jock Gilbert

Course Coordinator Phone: NA

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: 100.08.002

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

At the completion of the course you will have

(1) undertaken a material landscape practice and/or landscape enquiry in relation to the elective agenda.
(2) understood ideas underpinning practice
(3) utilised reflection to inform practice/inquiry
(4) communicate findings in appropriate medium


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 will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
The University Library has extensive resources for Landscape Architecture students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies
The Library provides guides on academic referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian Tristan Badham,

RMIT Online Learning Hub can be found at

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 to demonstrate your competency in the particular content of a the individual elective.

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 Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.
A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: