Planning Masters Dissertation
Challenge yourself to design, then orally present an individual research program applicable to an urban and regional planning problem. Further your lifelong learning skill-set.This is the final subject of your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.
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- 28 Aug 2023
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- design and implement a research program relevant to a planning issue or problem
- critically apply theory to a research topic
- orally present and defend research
- take responsibility for on-going learning and develop skills cognisant with lifelong learning.
- As this unit is an individual research project - there are no set topics and students will be provided assistance each week through a supervisor.
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-URP580 (Not currently available)
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
This should be the final subject you undertake before completing your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.
- Equipment requirements - Audio, video and camera equipment required
- Software requirements - Access to the internet
- Other requirements - Admission to degree required
This subject was previously known as URP580 Planning Dissertation.
This subject is to design, implement and present an individual research program on an urban and regional planning issue.
This subject should be the final subject you undertake before completing your Master of Urban and Regional Planning.
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.
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- Oral Presentation (20%)
- Dissertation (80%)
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