INTERNATIONAL BURCH UNIVERSITY
Graduate Study - Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Architecture Master With Thesis
2013-2014

SYLLABUS
Code Name Level Year Semester
ARC 553 Architectural Survey Methods Graduate 1 Spring
Status Number of ECTS Credits Class Hours Per Week Total Hours Per Semester Language
Area Elective 6 2 + 1 0 English

Instructor Assistant Coordinator
Erna Husukić, Assist. Prof. Dr. Erna Husukić, Assist. Prof. Dr.
[email protected] no email

COURSE OBJECTIVE
The aim of the course is to introduce students primarily with the principles of geodesy and geoinformatics, and data collection, processing and presentation of geospatial data. Students will acquire basic knowledge about the geospatial analysis: map projections, reference frames, interpolation, regression, surface analysis, network analysis, location analysis, spatial interaction modeling using GIS tools, they will need in their profession.

COURSE CONTENT
Week
Topic
  1. Introduction in principles of geodesy and geoinformatics
  2. GeoInformation systems in sciences
  3. GeoInformation and spatial data types
  4. Data management and processing systems
  5. Spatial referencing and positioning
  6. Data entry and preparation
  7. Spatial data analysis
  8. MIDETERM exam
  9. Data visualization
  10. Geoinformation in spatial decision making
  11. Location decisions and strategic planning
  12. Model based GIS for urban planning
  13. Cartography and thematic maps in spatial and urban planning
  14. GIS applications in conservation of heritage, urban and regional planning

LABORATORY/PRACTICE PLAN
Week
Topic

    TEACHING/ASSESSMENT
    Description
    • Lectures
    • Practical Sessions
    • Presentation
    • Seminar
    • Project
    • Assignments
    Description (%)
    Method Quantity Percentage (%)
    Quiz10
    Homework10
    Midterm Exam(s)40
    Final Exam140
    Total: 100
    Learning outcomes
    • Demonstrate a systematic and critical understanding of the theories and principles
    • Creatively apply contemporary theories, processes and tools in the development and evaluation of solutions to problems and product design;
    • Actively participate in, reflect upon, and take responsibility for, personal learning and development, within a framework of lifelong learning and continued professional development;
    • Present issues and solutions in appropriate form to communicate effectively with peers and clients from specialist and non-specialist backgrounds;
    • Work with minimum supervision, both individually and as a part of a team, demonstrating the interpersonal, organisation and problem-solving skills supported by related attitudes necessary to undertake employment.
    TEXTBOOK(S)
    • 1. Huisman, O., A.de By, R.: Principles of Geographic Information Systems, The International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Enschede, The Netherlands, 2009

    ECTS (Allocated based on student) WORKLOAD
    Activities Quantity Duration (Hour) Total Work Load
    Lecture (14 weeks x Lecture hours per week) 0
    Laboratory / Practice (14 weeks x Laboratory/Practice hours per week) 0
    Midterm Examination (1 week) 0
    Final Examination(1 week) 0
    Preparation for Midterm Examination 0
    Preparation for Final Examination60
    Total Workload: 0
    ECTS Credit (Total workload/25): 0