Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
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: To be arranged between supervisor and student. |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Admission to the Master of Urban Planning
Course coordinator approval via a “Request to enrol in ABPL90306 MUP Independent Study” form which can be obtained from the Environments and Design Student Centre or online at: http://www.msd.unimelb.edu.au/current-students/policies-forms/
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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/|
CoordinatorProf Richard Tomlinson
Environments and Design Student Centre
Ground Floor, Baldwin Spencer (building 113)
Phone: 13 MELB (13 6352)
|Subject Overview:||Independent Study is supervised by an urban planning or other MSD member of staff. It enables students to research a topic of particular relevance to their intellectual and career interests and which is not available in subjects taught within the Faculty. Permission to undertake this study is conditional on a supervisor willing to supervise the research.|
|Objectives:||The proposed subject arises from the increasing diversity of roles and specialisations of planners. The objective of the elective is to enable the student to develop her/his expertise, both in respect of theoretical understanding and career interests, in areas that fall outside current conceptions of planning embodied in core subjects and electives.|
|Assessment:||1 x 5,000 word essay, (100%) due end of semester.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||The student will develop research and writing skills.|
|Links to further information:||http://www.msd.unimelb.edu.au/urban-planning/|
Master of Urban Planning |
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