Master of Urban Design

 
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PLAN9068 History and Theory of Planning and Design

24/01/2020
Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Urban Design

Master of Urban Design

Students must complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) minimum 48 credit points of core units of study
(b) maximum 24 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Diploma in Urban Design

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) minimum 30 credit points of core units of study which must include ARCH9001 or ARCH9002
(b) maximum 18 credit points of elective units of study.

Graduate Certificate in Urban Design

Students must complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) minimum 18 credit points of core units of study comprising of ARCH9100 and either ARCH9001 or ARCH9002
(b) maximum 6 credit points of elective units of study.

Core units

ARCH9100
Urban Design Foundations Studio
6   

Students may apply for a waiver for this unit based on their academic and/or professional experience.
Semester 1a
Semester 2a
ARCH9063
Urban Form and Design
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
P ARCH9100
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
PLAN9068
History and Theory of Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9031 or ARCH9062 or ARCH9031 or MARC4201

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio: Urban Precinct
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 2
ARCH9002
Urban Design Studio: Urban Project
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 1
ARCH9092
Urban Report
6    P Students must have completed 48 credit points of study in their graduate program.
N ARCH9060 or PLAN9018 or PLAN9010 or PLAN9011
Semester 1
Semester 2

Electives

Electives may be chosen from the list below, or from any postgraduate units in the School of Architecture, Design and Planning, or, with the permission of the Program Director, from any other postgraduate course in the University subject to availability and permission from the relevant Unit of Study Coordinator.
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2
PLAN9063
Strategic Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9027
Semester 1
PLAN9045
Economics for the Built Environment
6      Semester 2
PLAN9064
Land Use and Infrastructure Planning
6    A ARCH9100
Semester 2
PLAN9049
Foundations of Informal Urbanism
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In 2020, this unit will be run as an overseas 8-10 day intensive in Bandung at a date to be confirmed in Semester 1. There is a cap of 25 students maximum in this overseas field trip. In Semester 2, the unit will be an intensive unit at the University of Sydney, maximum number of students 30.
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9074
Principles of Heritage Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
Semester 1
ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6      Semester 1
ARCH9093
Integrated Urbanism Studio
12    A Equivalent to 48 credit points in the degree
P Students must have completed 48 credit points of study in their graduate program
Semester 1
PLAN9073
GIS Based Planning Policy and Analysis
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive June
Intensive November
PLAN9075
Urban Data and Science of Cities
6    A Basic mathematics and statistics; all required programming and mathematics needed for the unit will be taught from the basics.
Semester 1
ITLS5100
Transport and Infrastructure Foundations
6    N TPTM6241


This is the foundation unit for the Master of Transport and should be completed in the first period of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2