Planning Masters Dissertation - 2017

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Unit summary

URP650

  • Level of Study: Postgraduate
  • Study load: 0.25 EFTSL
  • Delivery method: Fully Online
  • Prerequisites: Yes
  • Duration: 13 weeks
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  • Availability for 2017: SP1 , SP2 , SP3
  • Assessment: Dissertation (100%)

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2017 Fees
AUD$
Domestic 5,600.00
International 5,850.00

This unit was previously known as URP580 Planning Dissertation.

This unit is to design, implement and present an individual research program on an urban and regional planning issue.

Additional Information: As this is an individual research unit, there are no set topics covered each week. Material is provided on research methods and assistance is available individually to each student.

This unit should be the final unit you undertake before completing your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.

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At the completion of this unit students will be able to:

  1. design and implement a research program relevant to a planning issue or problem
  2. critically apply theory to a research topic
  3. orally present and defend research
  4. take responsibility for on-going learning and develop skills cognisant with lifelong learning.
  • Dissertation (100%)

Equivalent units

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following unit(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

Mandatory prerequisites

You must have successfully completed the following unit(s) before starting this unit:

If you have completed equivalent study at another university, please contact a Student Advisor for advice.

This unit should be the final unit you undertake before completing your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.

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This unit addresses the following topics.

NumberTopic
1This is an individual research unit without set weekly topics.
2You are required to communicate with your supervisor weekly and work towards your final submission.

This unit is delivered using the following methods and materials:

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This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

This unit may be eligible for credit towards other courses:

  1. Many undergraduate courses on offer through OUA include 'open elective' where any OUA unit can be credited to the course. You need to check the Award Requirements on the course page for the number of allowed open electives and any level limitations.
  2. In other cases, the content of this unit might be relevant to a course on offer through OUA or elsewhere. In order to receive credit for this unit in the course you will need to supply the provider institution with a copy of the Unit Profile in the approved format, which you can download here. Note that the Unit Profile is set at the start of the year, and if textbooks change this may not match the Co-Op textbook list.

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