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|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Up to 4 hours a week (48 hours total) |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:||Entry to Graduate School of ABP or approval of the subject coordinator|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:||The modern 'metropolis', emerged in the West in the nineteenth century, has expanded worldwide and has assumed maximum intensities in regions across Asia. This subject explores micro, spatial, humanistic and critical perspectives on the metropolis in Asia. It explores terms and concepts that may frame a critical debate on the new urban conditions. It examines the validity of Western theories of the metropolis in contemporary Asia, and the assertion of local traditions in modern and contemporary Asia. |
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Assessment:||Project Proposal of up to 1000 words due in week 4 (20%) and written and/or graphic project of at least 4000 words due at the end of semester (80%).|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Architecture |
Master of Architecture(by Coursework)
Master of Landscape Architecture (Coursework)
Master of Property and Construction (by coursework)
Master of Urban Planning
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