Dissertation and Research Methods A (ARCH4003)


Students must complete and submit an Honours application form that includes a description of their proposed research topic and identification of a prospective academic supervisor. The appended BDesArch (Honours) requires full-time study over two semesters. Students undertake ARCH4003 and ARCH4004 simultaneously and then ARCH4005 and ARCH4006. The Dean may approve a part time enrolment over four semesters in special circumstances. The units of study are not assessed separately. Rather, a single dissertation serves as the formal examination.The dissertation is to be submitted by the end of the first week of the formal examination period in the semester in which ARCH4006 Dissertation and Research Methods D is undertaken.

Further unit of study information


Individual supervision


Dissertation of 15,000 to 25,000 words

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules

Additional Information

Bachelor of Design in Architecture (Honours) students only.

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.