Postgraduate | CUR-URP590-2023
Planning for Sustainable Urban Development
Bring together the factors that go into planning a sustainable urban development.Delve into environmental, economic and governmental issues. Read up on interest groups. Familiarise yourself with sustainable water resource management considerations.
No ATAR needed
No prior study
About this subject
What you'll learn
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- critically analyse the key issues for environmental planning and its implications for urban form
- validate the management and governance of sustainability issues in relation to multi criteria reporting
- critically analyse the theoretical aspects of the sustainability debate within local and global contexts
- apply and justify the knowledge of sustainability indicators and audits to a planning project.
- Introduction to planning for sustainability
- Climate change
- Sustainability assessment
- Social sustainability
- The economic pillar
- Risk and uncertainty
- Biodiversity planning
- Sustainable water resource planning
- Brown issues
- Sustainability at a local level; resilience theory
- Sustainable cities
This subject was previously known as Planning for Sustainability. The examination of sustainability principles and urban form, including the study of interest groups, sustainable development, global and local environmental issues and responses, policies and agreements, indicators and audits.
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- Essay (30%)
- Sustainability Reporting (35%)
- Sustainable City Presentation (Group) (35%)
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- Other requirements - Access to the internet. Admission to degree required. Provide an email address.
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