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Area/Catalogue
ARCH 5022

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
010349

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Art, Architecture and Design

Course aim

To develop an understanding of the range of social issues relevant to the planning and management of urban and non-urban environments and how these issues are addressed by social policy

Course content

Understanding social policy and social planning. Planning to address social disadvantage in local communities. Sociological theories of difference: class, age, gender, ethnicity. Understating sustainable development and its relevance to planning theory and practice. Theories of the risk society, social capital and social inclusion. Power and urban government. Strategic planning and communicative planning as techniques of power.

Textbook(s)

Holmes, D., Hughes, K., and Roberta, J 2012, Australian Sociology: A Changing Society, 3rd, 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
Discussion paper 2500 words 40% N/A
Presentation N/A 30% 10 mins
Report 1500 words 30% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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

Course Coordinators

School of Art, Architecture and Design

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