The University of Newcastle, Australia
Available in 2020

Course handbook

Description

This course introduces students to the principles of urban and regional planning and planning legislation. Students complete a practical exercise and review of planning legislation.


Availability2019 Course Timetables

Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2020

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. Analyse and document the social, economic and environmental issues affecting urban and regional planning at various spatial levels.

2. Identify and assess typical natural and cultural constraints affecting land development.

3. Apply design concepts and processes for planning of urban neighbourhoods and precincts.

4. Describe basic legal concepts and processes affecting plan making and development assessment.

5. Research planning literature and apply knowledge gained to practical town planning problems.


Content

  • Principles of Town Planning
  • Practical exercise
  • Review of Planning Legislation.

Assumed knowledge

Content covered in course LEGL2009 and SURV3930.


Assessment items

Written Assignment: Assignment

Report: Reports

Formal Examination: Formal Examination


Contact hours

Callaghan

Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

NOTE: The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed in the course outline handed to students in Week 1 (included in these hours are several site visits/field studies off campus).