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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 2043

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010313

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2022.

Course owner

Course owner
UniSA Creative

Course aim

This course aims to provide students with a general sociological introduction and understanding of social and cultural difference(s) and the implications this has for planning/planners. The course will also act as a foundation for subsequent social/community planning courses – Social Planning Techniques and Analytic Methods for Planners, as well as help to prepare students to do Honours or Planning Projects with a sociological framework for analysis in the urban/regional planning program.

Course content

Identification and conceptualisation of social and cultural issues; the concepts of social justice, social capital and social inclusion; the construction of social and cultural issues of relevance to planning; planning for multiple publics; the role of social planning in resolving social and cultural problems.

Textbook(s)

Holmes, D, Hughes, K and Julian, R 2014, Australian Sociology: a changing society, 4th edition, Pearson Education

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 1 hour x 13 weeks
Tutorial 2 hours x 13 weeks

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
Tutorial presentation and participation N/A 30% N/A
Article review 1500 words 30% N/A
Discussion paper 2500 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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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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* 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.

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