6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
- First semester 2018 (On-campus)
This unit develops knowledge and skills around the legal and administrative frameworks that underpin the implementation of planning in Australia, set within national and international contexts. Students will critically analyse the roles and powers of governments, markets and communities, and their respective impacts on policy and planning instruments.
Upon successful completion of this unit students will:
- Demonstrate a command of historical and contemporary approaches to the regulatory contexts shaping planning systems;
- Demonstrate the ability to research and understand planning principles and frameworks in Australia in a global context;
- Be able to interpret legal codes and policies and apply them through planning instruments;
- Have developed an understanding of the complex political environments and the impacts of these on planning cities;
- Understand and be able to apply the rules of occupational health and safety appropriate to the unit of study.
Weekly assignments (40%)
Planning framework (40%)
Final presentation (20%)
12 hours per week including 3 contact hours per week and 9 hours of independent study or equivalent.
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