Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2x1 hour lecture per week, 1x1 hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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.
CoordinatorDr David Nichols
Metropolitan areas have changed substantially through history. This subject examines the ideas, values and forces which influenced the physical growth and development of urban areas in the developed world. Using examples in Melbourne where possible and focusing on specific features and concepts of space and community, the subject considers social, economic, political and environmental processes of urban change. it provides opportunities for students to speculate on the future of our cities in the twenty-first century and to consider the role of the planner, the citizen, governing bodies, and other forces on the shape and changing role of the city.
Davison, Graeme (2004, 1979) The Rise and Fall of Marvellous Melbourne. Carlton: Melbourne University Press.
Forster, Clive (2004, 1999, 1995) Australian Cities: Continuity and change. South Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Hall, Peter (2002) Cities of Tomorrow: An intellectual history of urban planning and design in the twentieth century. Malden, MA: Blackwell.
Mumford, Lewis (1961) The City in History. New York: Harcourt Brace.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Environments Discipline subjects |
Restrictions for Breadth Options within the Bachelor of Environments - relating to specific majors
Urban Design and Planning major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Urban Design and Planning
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