Master of Urbanism

Unit of study table

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

Master of Urbanism

Core units

ARCH9075
New Design in Old Settings
6      Semester 1
ARCH9100
Introduction to Urban Design
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
Semester 1
Semester 2
ARCH9074
Principles of Heritage Conservation
6    N ARCH9003
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

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

Heritage Specialisation

ARCH9028
Conservation Methods and Practices
12      Semester 2
And at least 12 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
This unit of study is offered in even-numbered years only.
Intensive November
ARCH9084
Conservation Studio
6    C Recommended Co-requisites: ARCH9075 (for student with non-design undergraduate degree)

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
First preference to Master of Heritage Conservation Students.
Semester 2

Urban Design Specialisation

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 Specialisation

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
And at least 6 credit points
PLAN9049
Foundations of Informal Urbanism
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
In 2019, this unit will be run as an overseas 8-10 day intensive in Bandung at a date to be confirmed. There is a cap of 20 students maximum in this unit.
Semester 1a
PLAN9073
GIS Based Planning Policy and Analysis
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive June
Intensive November
ARCH9090
Dialogue, Deliberation and Engagement
6      Intensive November

Electives

Electives may be selected 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.
PLAN9075
Urban Data and Science of Cities
6    A Undergraduate-level mathematics and statistics, some experience with programming preferred
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.


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
6      Semester 2