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PLAN9064: Land Use and Infrastructure Planning

2024 unit information

This unit is concerned with land use and infrastructure and where that intersection occurs and how it influences the shifting urban form through planning processes. The unit emphasises conceptual knowledge, with examples and case studies to demonstrate the application of land use concepts and infrastructure planning in best practice. Students are encouraged to think independently, creatively and critically in developing an understanding of, and practical knowledge about all different types of infrastructure operating at different scales: national / state / metropolitan / district / local / site.

Unit details and rules

Managing faculty or University school:

Urban and Regional Planning and Policy

Code PLAN9064
Academic unit Urban and Regional Planning and Policy
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Understand and demonstrate how current and past planning trends influence land use and infrastructure planning
  • LO2. Read, interpret and analyse regional and local plans including their land use maps and built form designs
  • LO3. Demonstrate basic mapping and graphic skills in order to understand the role of effective design in planning practice
  • LO4. Classify and critique different scales of urban and regional infrastructure and their impacts on the local context
  • LO5. Develop and apply research, inquiry and information literacy skills (written and visual communication skills)

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal evening Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal evening Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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