Master of Urbanism

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

Urbanism

Master of Urbanism

Students must complete 96 credit points, including:
(a) 42 credit points of core units of study
(b) 18 credit points of capstone units of study
(c) minimum 24 credit points of specialisation units of study
(i) completion of one specialisation is a requirement of the course
(ii) a specialisation requires the completion of at least 24 credit points of units of study
(iii) the available specialisations are:
(1) Heritage conservation
(2) Urban design
(3) Urban and regional planning

Graduate Diploma in Urbanism

Students must complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) 42 credit points of core units of study
(b) 6 credit points elective units.

Core units

ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6      Semester 1
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
PLAN9061
Planning Principles, Systems and Practice
6    N PLAN9020 or PLAN9044
Semester 1
Semester 2a
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
PLAN9063
Strategic Planning and Design
6    N PLAN9027
Semester 1
ARCH9063
Urban Form and Design
6    A Some prior study of architectural, urban or planning history.
P ARCH9100
N ARCH9021
Semester 2
ARCH9080
Urban Ecology, Design and Planning
6    N PLAN9048
Semester 2

Capstone (Master of Urbanism only)

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
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

Specialisations

Heritage Conservation
ARCH9028
Conservation Methods and Practices
12      Semester 2
ARCH9074
Principles of Heritage Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
Semester 1
And at least 6 credit points from the following units: Domestic students should include ARCH9081 Heritage Law and Policy
ARCH9081
Heritage Law and Policy
6      Semester 2
ARCH9082
Conservation of Traditional Buildings
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive November
ARCH9083
Conservation of Modern Buildings
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive March
Urban Design
ARCH9001
Urban Design Studio: Urban Precinct
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 2
And at least 12 credit points from the following:
ARCH9002
Urban Design Studio: Urban Project
12    P ARCH9100
Semester 1
ARCH9090
Dialogue, Deliberation and Engagement
6      Intensive November
PLAN9073
GIS Based Planning Policy and Analysis
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive June
Intensive November
Urban and Regional Planning
PLAN9045
Economics for the Built Environment
6      Semester 2
PLAN9064
Land Use and Infrastructure Planning
6    A ARCH9100
Semester 2
And at least 12 credit points from the following:
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
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
ARCH9090
Dialogue, Deliberation and Engagement
6      Intensive November

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.
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
ARCH9091
International Field Trip
6    A One or more of the following - MARC4201; MARC4102; PLAN9068; ARCH9064; PLAN9063; PLAN9073 (completion of one or more of these units will be a selection criterion if applications exceed places)
P Successful completion of 24 credit points of study in current graduate program.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
The studio is international, interdisciplinary and will involve collaboration with international universities and a quota on places is necessary given the practicalities of travel, collaboration and discipline balance between participants. A selection process will be necessary should application exceed place. Students will be required to pay for their participation in this unit including tuition fee, travel, accommodation, living expenses and a contribution towards the costs of delivering the unit in the field.
Intensive December
DESC9153
Graduate Internship
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Masters students only. Graduate Diploma students with permission of the Program Coordinator. Advanced Standing will not be granted for this unit of study.
Intensive December
Intensive February
Intensive January
Intensive July
Intensive November
Semester 1
Semester 2
GOVT6163
Critical Challenges of Governing Cities

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2