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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Total Time Commitment: Not available|
|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
CoordinatorProf Nicholas Low
|Subject Overview:||The focus of this subject is research on sustainable transport as public policy. In it we explore ways of implementing a vision of urban transport for greenhouse-efficient cities, socially fairer cities, safer cities, and healthier cities, which will also be economically prosperous. Two paradigmatic models of urban transport: motorized personal mobility, and sustainable transport are postulated. The first dominated transport policy in the twentieth century. The second is emerging as an imperative for the twenty-first. What is required to move from the first to the second? Drawing on an ongoing research program funded by the Australian Research Council and the Volvo Research and Educational Foundations, the subject explores three themes: |
The subject will be delivered in seminar form with reading, discussion and occasional lectures by experts on topics of current interest.
|Objectives:||At the completion of the subject the student will be able to: |
|Assessment:||Literature Review (25%); Seminar Presentation (15%); Major Essay (60%)|
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.abp.unimelb.edu.au/environments-and-design-students/melbourne-school-of-design-students.html|
Master of Urban Planning |
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