Places Landscapes Regions
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- identify key theoretical, conceptual and empirical ideas relating to geographical analysis of contemporary issues at different spatial levels.
- determine how urban and regional planning engages with and influences spatial change for a variety of different groups.
- analyse how socio-cultural values and local economic factors interact with global processes to influence development outcomes at the local level.
- apply analytical skills to interpret analyse and synthesise data from a variety of sources and communicate information effectively.
- Week 1: Introduction
- Week 2: Conceptualising Place
- Week 3: Conceptualising Landscape
- Week 4: Cultural Ecology
- Week 5: Conceptualising Regions
- Week 6: Landscape Management
- Week 7: Consultation
- Week 8: Project preparation
- Week 9: Cultural Ecology Project
- Week 10: Cultural Ecology Project
- Week 11: Synthesising Findings and Discussion
- Week 12: Review
You should not enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
- CUR-GPH310-Geographies of Health (No longer available)
No additional requirements
This subject was previously known as GPH310 Geographies of Health.
This subject provides insights into the interrelationships between the key concepts of place, landscape and region in geography. The subject will equip students to understand, explain and apply geographical analysis to contemporary issues at different spatial scales utilising a political ecology approach. Both practical and theoretical methods will be developed.
Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.
- Practical Exercise (50%)
- Research report (50%)
Current study term: 29 Aug 21 to 28 Nov 21
Textbooks are not required.
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