Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 hours per week, studio format |
Total Time Commitment: 140 hours
Entry into the Master of Urban Planning
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None specified|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None specified|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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CoordinatorProf Sun Sheng Han
ContactEnvironments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417/9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
This subject was formerly called Strategic Plan Making
Strategic planning is a task undertaken in a range of professional contexts, but lies at the heart of plan making within urban planning. In a studio environment, this subject introduces the student to the multiple forces (e.g. demographic and economic) driving city growth, the analytical skills (e.g. GIS mapping) for strategic analysis, and the strategic planning responses at the metropolitan and local scales. The course begins with a hands-on analysis of the strategic planning processes and outcomes. This is followed by an examination of the specific strategic issues that need urban planning responses in a number of Australian and international examples. The third part of the subject will focus on planning innovations in searching for a solution to the strategic planning issues. The experience of Australian cities will be used as a laboratory for discussion and analysis, but strategic issues and planning innovations are explored in a broader and international context. Students will have opportunities to demonstrate their learning outcomes by doing individual projects, and also by doing a group project. The latter is an important component of cohort building in Urban Planning at The University of Melbourne.
This subject aims to enable students to:
Two individual projects:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Urban Design |
Master of Urban Planning
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