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.
Int February
Int July
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2a
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N PLAN9031, ARCH9060
Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    A 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 ARCH9031, ARCH9045, ARCH9046, PLAN9010, PLAN9011, PLAN9018

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Submit an Independent Study Approval Form to the Student Administration Centre (SAC), signed by your proposed supervisor, with your request to enrol. 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.
Int February
Int July
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2a
ARCH9062
Urban Design - Ideas and Methods

This unit of study is not available in2014

6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9022
Semester 1
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N PLAN9031, ARCH9060
Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    A 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   

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, ARCH9048, ARCH9049
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.
Int February
Int July
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2a
ARCH9062
Urban Design - Ideas and Methods

This unit of study is not available in2014

6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9022
Semester 1
ARCH9063
Urban Morphology
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
PLAN9068
History & Theory of Planning & Design
6    N PLAN9031, ARCH9060
Semester 1
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio A
12    A ARCH9100
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9002
Urban Design Studio B
12    P ARCH9001
Semester 1
Semester 2
PLAN9061
Planning Principles, Systems & Practice
6    N PLAN9020, PLAN9044


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