Town Planning

10 Units

Principles of Town Planning, a practical exercise and review of Planning Legislation.

Faculty Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment
School School of Engineering
Availability Semester 2 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Basic understanding of social, economic and environmental issues affecting urban and regional planning at various spatial levels.
  2. Basic understanding of typical natural and cultural constraints on land development.
  3. Basic understanding of design processes involved in the planning of urban neighbourhoods and precincts.
  4. Basic understanding of legal processes affecting plan making and development assessment.
  • Principles of Town Planning
  • Practical exercise
  • Review of Planning Legislation.
Assumed Knowledge Content covered in course LEGL2009 and SURV3930.
Assessment Items
  • Written Assignment: Assignment
  • Report: Reports
  • Formal Examination: Formal Examination

Contact Hours


Field Study

Face to Face Off Campus 8 hour(s) per Term Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
NOTE: The above distribution of contact hours may alter on a weekly basis and will be confirmed in the course outline handed to students in Week 1 (included in these hours are several site visits/field studies off campus).

Timetable 2018 Course Timetables for SURV4730
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