Postgraduate Certificate in Architectural History

 

  • [For students starting before MT 2017: 1. Course

    • (a) The course will consist of lectures and classes on architectural history and on site evaluation and survey. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a period which shall normally be of one year's duration and shall not exceed two years.

    • (b) The course will consist of three taught units, two of which will be on architectural history and one of which will be on site evaluation and survey, which will be offered in three ten-week terms. The course will consist of lectures and classes on architectural history and on site evaluation and survey. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a one-year period.

  • 2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following:

    • (a) attendance at the classroom-based courses;

    • (b) submission of the following portfolio of written work:

      • (i) three essays or projects linked to unit one, each of which shall not exceed 1,500 words in length;

      • (ii) two essays linked to unit two, each of which shall not exceed 2,000 words in length;

      • (iii) a workbook linked to unit three;

      • (iv) a dissertation which shall not exceed 8,000 words in length on a topic agreed by the Board of Studies.

    • The assignments under (i)–(iii) and the dissertation under (iv) will be forwarded to the examiners c/o the Registry, Department for Continuing Education, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify to candidates.

    3. Candidates may be required to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.]

[For students starting from MT 2017:

  • 1.

    • (a) The course will consist of lectures and classes on architectural history and on site evaluation and survey. The course may be taken on a part-time basis over a one-year period.

    • (b) The course will consist of three taught units, two of which will be on architectural history and one of which will be on site evaluation and survey.

  • 2. Every candidate will be required to satisfy the examiners in the following portfolio of written work:

    • (a) three essays or projects linked to unit one, each of which shall not exceed 1,500 words in length;

    • (b) two essays linked to unit two, each of which shall not exceed 2,000 words in length;

    • (c) a workbook linked to unit three;

    • (d) a dissertation which shall not exceed 8,000 words in length on a topic selected by the candidate in consultation with the supervisor and agreed by any two of the examiners.

    • The assignments under (a)–(c) and the dissertation under (d) will be submitted to the examiners c/o the Registry, Department for Continuing Education, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA by such dates as the examiners shall determine and shall notify to candidates. The dissertation shall be submitted in hard copy and in a digital copy in a format prescribed in the course handbook.

    3. Candidates may be expected to attend a viva voce examination at the end of the course of studies at the discretion of the examiners.]

  • 4. The examiners may award a distinction to candidates for the Certificate.

  • 5. Candidates who fail to satisfy the examiners in the assignments under [For students starting before MT 2017: 2(i)-(iii), or the dissertation under 2(iv), or both,] [For students starting from MT 2017: 2(a)-(c), or the dissertation under 2(d), or both,] may be permitted to resubmit work in respect of part or parts of the examination which they have failed for examination on not more than one occasion which shall normally be within one year of the initial failure.