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PLANNING 7035 - Planning Theory and Practice

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 3
Term: 3910
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Comparative Planning Seminar Paper (35%); Practical Planning Report (35%); Planning Ethics Essay (30%)

This course presents and analyses the development of planning theory over the twentieth and twenty first centuries. It seeks to provoke a process of reflection on the scope and purpose of planning by contrasting the development of thinking about the fundamental purpose of planning and how it should be carried out in practice. This reflection leads in turn to a discussion of the ethics of planning practice which includes a range of practical scenario situations which students must address in interactive and role playing sessions.

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
3910 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019

Class Details

Enrolment Class: Seminar
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11855 SE01 15 3 4 Mar - 4 Mar Monday 8am - 11am Lower Napier, LG14, Teaching Room
14 Mar - 14 Mar Thursday 12pm - 3pm Barr Smith South, 528, Studio
18 Mar - 8 Apr Monday 8am - 11am Lower Napier, LG14, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Monday 8am - 11am Lower Napier, LG14, Teaching Room