UWA Handbook 2017

Unit details

PLNG5512 Regional Planning

Credit 6 points
(see Timetable)
Non-standard teaching periodUWA (Perth)Face to face
Content This field-based unit provides students with advanced training in regional planning. It introduces students to the history of regional planning and contemporary approaches to plan making, with a particular focus on the integration of economic, social and land use needs. Students are then required to undertake a comprehensive assessment of a selected region and prepare a detailed regional plan.
Outcomes Students are able to (1) appreciate the competing theoretical perspectives on regional planning; (2) understand the data needs required for a regional plan; (3) synthesise and interpret economic, social and land use data from a selected regional setting; and (4) prepare an integrated regional plan.
Assessment Typically this unit is assessed in the following ways: (1) a project brief (30 per cent) and (2) a regional planning report (70 per cent). Further information is available in the unit outline.

Supplementary assessment is not available in this unit.
Unit Coordinator(s) Dr Fiona Haslam McKenzie
Unit rules
Prerequisites: PLNG4411 Urban and Regional Analysis or PLNG5411 Urban and Regional Analysis or equivalent, or approval of unit coordinator
Contact hours 6 days during June including a field trip (charges: cost of food and accommodation is borne by the student). The total workload for the unit is 150 hours.
Unit Outlinehttp://www.unitoutlines.science.uwa.edu.au/Units/PLNG5512/TS-TP-2/2017

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