Residential Land Development

Subject GEOM90035 (2012)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.

Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 9 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:

Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 48 hours per semester (Lectures: 24 hours, Lab exercises: 24 hours)
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: Successful completion of the following subject is required to enrol:
Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:


Assoc Prof Allison Kealy


Dr. Allison Keally

Subject Overview: Topics include the land development process, residential subdivision design requirements in Victoria, the subdivision design process, energy efficient subdivisions, planning legislation and environmental controls; the preparation of plans of subdivision and association documentation; and the use of computer-aided design and drafting techniques

Upon completion of this subject students will have the ability to:

  • Describe the process of residential subdivision and prepare the corresponding documentation
  • Demonstrate the preparation of plans of subdivisions with computers
  • Design a residential subdivision
  • A practical assigment with 3 components worth 20% (workload 10 hours), 50% (workload 30 hours), and 30% (workload 20 hours) respectively due at monthly intervals during the semester
Prescribed Texts: TBA
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • Abilty to undertake problem identification, formulation and solutions
  • Understanding of social, cultural, global and environmental responsibilities and the need to employ principles of sustainable development
  • Ability to communicate effectively with the engineering team and with the community at large
  • Ability to function effectively as an individual and in multidisciplinary and multicultural teams, as a team leader or manager as well as an effective team member
Related Majors/Minors/Specialisations: Master of Engineering (Geomatics)

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