Regional planning is key for achieving sustainable social, economic and environmental outcomes, and for building community resilience. In this unit you will engage with planning at the regional level – at spatial scales intermediate between state/territory and local government jurisdictions. You will be introduced to strategic approaches and methods for integrated planning across infrastructure, transport, land use, human settlement and natural systems. Working with the class and independently, you will gain a depth of knowledge in transport planning, exploring and evaluating the links between transport modes and sustainability. You will also develop skills in accessing and deploying economic, social and environmental data, and address regional planning problems and community concerns. Field trips, and local and international case studies will provide you with a breadth of understanding and practical experience.
|Unit name||Regional Planning - Economy, Environment, Society, Infrastructure|
|Faculty/School||College of Sciences and Engineering
School of Technology, Environments and Design
|Discipline||Geography and Spatial Sciences|
|Coordinator||Dr Kate Booth|
Dr Kate Booth
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|2||2020: $2,381.00||2020: $4,804.00||040101|
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On-campus students: interactive lectures and workshops (52 hours over 13 weeks); Distance education students: online lectures each week of up to 90 minutes a week weekly online discussions and group work for approximately 2-hrs/week over 13 weeks
4,000 word case analysis (40%), two take-home tests (30%), group presentation (30%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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