Master of Urban Design

Unit of study table

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Certificate, Diploma and Master of Urban Design

Without specialisation

Core units

ARCH9100
Introduction to Urban Design
6   

Students may be granted advanced standing based on portfolio.
Semester 1a
Semester 2a
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    P Assumed Knowledge: Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N ARCH9062, PLAN9031, ARCH9031
Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9002
Urban Design Studio B
12    P ARCH9001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9060
Urban Design Report
12    P 48 credit points including ARCH9001
N PLAN9011, PLAN9010, ARCH9031, ARCH9045, PLAN9018, ARCH9046

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Departmental Permission will be required to enrol in this unit.. This unit is for Masters students in an Urban Design Stream only.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Architectural and Urban Design Stream

These units are for the 96 credit point Master of Urban Design (Architectural & Urban Design). A maximum of 24 credit points of MARC Studios may be counted to the core requirements.

Core units

ARCH9100
Introduction to Urban Design
6   

Students may be granted advanced standing based on portfolio.
Semester 1a
Semester 2a
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2
ARCH9062
Urban Design - Ideas and Methods

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    P Assumed Knowledge: Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9022
Semester 1
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N ARCH9062, PLAN9031, ARCH9031
Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9002
Urban Design Studio B
12    P ARCH9001
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4001
Urban Architecture Research Studio
12   

This studio cannot be taken in the same semester as MARC4002 or MARC4003. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4002
Sustainable Architecture Research Studio
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This studio cannot be taken in the same semester with MARC4001 or MARC4003. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4003
Digital Architecture Research Studio
12   

This studio cannot be taken in the same semester with MARC4001 or MARC4002. Students may incur materials costs in this unit.
Semester 1
Semester 2
MARC4102
Modern Architectural Theory
6    N ARCH6104, ARCH9049, ARCH9048
Semester 2
MARC4201
Modern Architectural History
6    N ARCH4102
Semester 1

Urban Design and Planning Stream

These units are for the 96 credit point Master of Urban Design (Urban Design & Planning). Students who want PIA accreditation should also include PLAN9018 Planning Report, in their final semester.

Core units

ARCH9100
Introduction to Urban Design
6   

Students may be granted advanced standing based on portfolio.
Semester 1a
Semester 2a
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    P Assumed Knowledge: Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N ARCH9062, PLAN9031, ARCH9031
Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9002
Urban Design Studio B
12    P ARCH9001
Semester 1
Semester 2
PLAN9061
Planning Principles, Systems & Practice
6    N PLAN9044, PLAN9020


Enrolment numbers limited by teaching resources. If your attempt to enrol online is unsuccessful please contact the Student Administration Centre (SAC). Permission required in Semester 1 unless enrolled in Urban and Regional Planning.
Semester 1
Semester 2a
PLAN9062
Planning Law

This unit of study is not available in2015

6    C PLAN9061
N PLAN9021
Semester 2
PLAN9063
Strategic Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9027

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
PLAN9045
Economics for Planners
6      Semester 2
PLAN9064
Land Use and Infrastructure Planning
6    A Some prior knowledge of urban design/place making principles as learned in the core unit ARCH 9100
N PLAN9028
Semester 2