Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||Urban studies, development studies, public policy.|
|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.
CoordinatorProf Richard Tomlinson
ContactEnvironments and Design Student Centre
T: +61 3 8344 6417/9862
F: +61 3 8344 5532
This subject has guest lecturers: Ms Sheela Patel, Founder-Director of the Society for the Promotion of Area Resource Centres (SPARC), an NGO based in Mumbai; Philip Van Ryneveld, who has served as Chief Financial Officer for Cape Town and has consulted widely in India, South Africa; and elsewhere on intergovernmental relations, fiscal transfers and municipal finance; and Associate Professor Sun Sheng Han of Urban Planning in the Faculty of Architecture, Building and Planning. Due to ongoing discussion among the guest lecturers, the subject description can be expected to change in its details.
This subject aims to familiarise students with urbanisation in cities in developing countries, the roles of different levels of government, especially city governments, in addressing issues arising from urbanisation and their ability to deliver essential municipal services and housing. The subject is also intended to provide knowledge of international development agencies and applied knowledge in the case study cities
|Prescribed Texts:||None specified|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Environment |
Master of Environment
Master of Urban Planning
Postgraduate Certificate in Environment
Postgraduate Diploma in Environment
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