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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5127

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
009442

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To provide students with the knowledge and skills to understand, and analyse complex transport issues and develop and conceptualise advanced and sophisticated transport policy solutions in the form of regulations, policies and strategies.

Course content

Setting transport policy and objectives: the role of governments in the provision of transport needs; the political, economic and financial context in which transport policy is made; the roles of politicians, public servants and other advisers. Implementation strategies using the public and private sectors: departments and public corporations; regulation and deregulation; contracting and other forms of funding; transport policy and planning at the local, regional, metropolitan and state levels of governance.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
Field Placement (field trip) 3 hours x 1 week
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Lecture (online) 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial (online) 1 hour x 10 weeks
Field Placement (field trip - attendance required) 3 hours x 1 week

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment 1500 words 30% N/A
Essay 3000 words 70% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 1500 words 30% N/A
Essay 3000 words 70% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

Degrees this course is offered in

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