Bachelor of Planning and Design (Property and Construction)

Course 075-PC (2009)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2009. Search for this in the current handbook

Year and Campus: 2009
Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Level: Undergraduate


Senior Student Advisor

Environments and Design Student Centre
Tel: (+61 3) 8344 6417 / 9862

Fax:(+61 3) 8344 5532

Course Overview:

This course will have no new intake in 2009.

Students who commenced the Bachelor of Planning and Design(Property and Construction) prior to 2008 should visit : for detailed course information or contact a Student Advisor at the Environments and Design Student Centre.


The Bachelor of Planning and Design (Property and Construction) has as its objectives that graduates:

  • have a property and construction knowledge base consisting of an integrated system of concepts, principles, theories, technical data and skills relating to land utilisation, construction design and technology, property and construction finance and economics, property investment and development, management of the construction process, construction law, business management principles and the operational management of property and buildings;
  • have a sound grasp of problem-solving techniques such that they are able to synthesise and apply this knowledge base in the appraisal and management of property and construction;
  • understand the social context of their discipline and have an appreciation of the context and cultural significance of property and construction in history and the role of property and construction in the economy;
  • are introduced to the wider professional context of property and construction practice, and have an appreciation of architecture, building, engineering, economics, finance, planning, and management as related professional disciplines;
  • have developed critical techniques that enable them to take a professionally responsible role in the community through the formulation of independent evaluations of those social, economic and political institutions, existing conventions, and new ideas that inform the practice of property and construction and the associated professional ethics;
  • are able to engage in the self-directed study and research necessary for their advancement through their subsequent professional degree studies;
  • understand the extent to which teamwork underscores the production of property and the construction of buildings, and have acquired an appreciation of the interpersonal, communication and management skills necessary for the successful practice of property and construction;
  • are technically competent and are able to demonstrate the acquisition of those professional and technical skills necessary to gain employment as an assistant to a practising constructor, quantity surveyor or property professional
Subject Options: For detailed course information, current students should visit: or contact a Student Advisor at the Environments and Design Student Centre.
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:

Graduate Attributes: None

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