Architectural Design and Theory
 
time: 2018-12-21
Degree:   Ph.D
Specialty:   Architectural Design and Theory
Minimum Total Credits:  13.0
Minimum Compulsory Course Credits:  9.0
Minimum Optional Course Credits:  4.0
Objectives
Through related doctoral degree courses and the doctoral dissertation, this program aims to cultivate those who have obtained a Master degree to become high-level personnel in the field of architectural design and theory who have deep love for the socialist motherland and have a command of Marxist world outlook and methodology with proficiency of foreign languages and computer skills and solid and broad theoretical foundation and systemic specialized knowledge in the research field. Students are expected to have strong abilities to conduct scientific researches independently with well-development in moral, intellectual and physical aspects.
Years of Study
3 years.
Major Research Fields
1. Modern Architecture Design and Theory
2. Cultural Architecture Design and Theory
3. Regional Architecture Design and Theory
4. Creation and Theory of Modern Architecture Environment
5. Research on Architectural Acoustics Design
6. Research on Building Environmental Acoustics
7. Architecture Environment and Human Behavior and Feeling
8. Large-Scale Public Architecture Design and Theory
9. Urban Design and Theory
Cultivation Mode
Advisory system is applied in this doctoral program. Doctoral students should draw up a working program with the instruction of their supervisors in the first two months after registration. Students are supposed to participate in the medium term assessment according to Doctor Degree Candidate Medium-Term Assessment Method of South China University of Technology and complete the required social practices before the end of the third semester.
Dissertation
Doctoral students should prepare thesis proposals in the third semester (the exact date will be arranged by different disciplines). Before applying for the thesis defense, students are required to publish academic papers according to Document #61, 2008 made by School of Graduates of South China University of Technology. Students are required to draw up a thesis working plan and prepare thesis proposals between the 8th and 15th weeks in the third semester; and to publish officially at least three academic papers related to the thesis topics on source journals of China Science and Technology Journals or core journals, among which one paper has to be published in the first level institute journals. Thesis defense will be arranged according to Rules for the Implementation of Graduation Degrees of South China University of Technology and Regulations of the Applications for Thesis Defense of South China University of Technology on the completion of theses.
Curriculum
Compulsory Courses
Course Code
Course Title
Credit
Teacher
B0001001
Modern Scientific and Technological Revolution and Marxism
3
 HUANG Liwen
B0002012
First Foreign Language (English)
3
 ZHAO Weili
B0813021
Eastern and Western Architectural Culture and Philosophy
3
 WU Qingzhou
Optional
Courses
B0002002
Second Foreign Language (Japanese)
2
 ZHU Lin
B0002014
Second Foreign Language(German)
2
  CAI Shuxiang
B0004009
Scientific Writing and Submission Guidelines
1
  LIU Shuhua
B0813006
Practical Statistics for Architects
3
 WU Shuoxian
B0813009
Modern Architecture Design
3
HE Jingtang
B0813010
Introduction to Modern Architecture Environmental Design
4
XIAO Dawei
B0813011
Large-Scale Public Architectural Design and Theory
4
 SUN Yimin
B0813012
Theory and Practice of Urban Design Development
4
ZHOU Jianyun
B0813025
Theory and Methods of Researches on Regional Architecture
2
 LU Qi
B0813026
Subtropical Cities and Thermal Environment
2
MENG Qinglin