Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours: 1x 3 hours of studio per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours.
Admission to a Masters program in the Melbourne School of Design or the Master of Environment (Graduate Environmental Program) or written approval from the subject coordinator.
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|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 course are articulated in the Course Description, Course Objectives and Generic Skills of this entry. |
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Anna Hurlimann
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
The urban dimension of sustainability is the focus of this subject. The nexus between cities and rural areas is acknowledged. A holistic view of sustainability is explored (environmental, social, cultural and economic). The contribution of cities to the crises of the environment is analysed. Solutions based on existing experience and practice are explored using international and local examples. Methods of planning are discussed, with an emphasis on the policy barriers likely to be encountered and ways of overcoming them.
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|Recommended Texts:||Newman, P., and Jennings, I. Cities as Sustainable Ecosystems: Principles and Practices, Washington: Island Press. 2008. |
Wheeler, S. M. Planning for Sustainability: Creating Liveable, equitable and ecological communities, Milton Park, Oxon: Routledge. 2004.
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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.msd.unimelb.edu.au/how-to-apply/coursework/|
Master of Urban Design |
Master of Urban Design
Master of Urban Planning
Master of Urban Planning
Sustainable Cities, Sustainable Regions
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