Economics for Planners (PLAN9045)
UNIT OF STUDY
The aim of PLAN9045 Economics for Planners is to introduce the key economic theories, processes and techniques used by contemporary urban planners. The Unit of Study has two parts. In the first part of the unit, students are introduced to the economic drivers shaping city and regional development outcomes, and the location and form of different land uses and how they evolve. The second part of the unit equips students with core technical skills, including project evaluation, economic impact analysis, development feasibility, and introductory aspects of public finance. A Key focus of the course is to equip students with a very good working knowledge of property feasibility analysis.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Urban Design
- Graduate Certificate in Urban and Regional Planning
- Graduate Diploma in Heritage Conservation
- Graduate Diploma in Urban Design
- Graduate Diploma in Urban and Regional Planning
- Master of Heritage Conservation
- Master of Urban Design
- Master of Urban and Regional Planning
- Master of Urbanism (Urban and Regional Planning)
Further unit of study information
Lecture 2 hrs/wk
2 x individual written reports of 2,000 words (70%); 1 x group presentation and report (30%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.