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  • Management Systems for ConstructionCONS90001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject introduces three key management systems used in the construction industry, namely Work Health and Safety Management Systems (WHSMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS) and Quality Management Systems (QMS). It aims to provide relevant practical knowledge and skills to help manage ...

  • Urban Design for People and PlacesPLAN20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Urban Design introduces the visual, spatial, social and design dimensions in planning for public spaces. Urban Design for People and Places examines how a city’s built form, function and structure is shaped by its interaction with multidimensional forces – including the physical, technological, c...

  • Measurement of Building DesignsCONS20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject introduces the quantification of building works. It covers the principles and practice of measurement in simple residential construction including the application and use of the Australian Standard Method of Measurement (ASMM) of Building works in practice. It covers the following as...

  • Principles of BuildingCONS10001

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Principles of Structural Design introduces engineering and construction concepts with a mix of design projects, interactive workshops and lectures. An introduction to rigid body dynamics will be given through theory and case studies related to the built environment. Through analysis, model simula...

  • Introduction to Urban PlanningPLAN10002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    The subject introduces students to skills relevant to the study and practice of urban design and planning. It builds a broad understanding of the ways urban designers and planners might successfully intervene in urban places, and gives students the practical means to be able to develop plans, pol...

  • Urban Demography and StatisticsPLAN90001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject provides an introduction to quantitative data analysis for the social sciences, focusing on the data and techniques commonly used in analysis of cities. It develops understanding and skill in the use of the collection, interpretation, analysis, and representation of information. The...

  • Cities Past and FuturePLAN10001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Metropolitan areas have changed substantially through history. This subject examines the ideas, values and forces that influenced the physical growth and development of urban areas in the developed world. Using examples in Melbourne where possible and focusing on specific features and concepts of...

  • Modern Architecture: MoMo to PoMoARCH20003

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject will consider the development of modern architecture during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries. It will include: the origins and development of modernism; changing ideas of housing, urbanism and society; functionalism and expression; materiality and spatial organisation; the...

  • Construction as AlchemyARCH10002

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject focuses on how design ideas are translated into built form through the process of construction. Students learn about the various professionals and trades that are involved, how construction information is communicated in contract documents, and about the structural principles and mat...

  • Digital DesignARCH20004

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject continues the knowledge from Foundations of Design: Representation. We will examine rule base thinking in digital design through processes of modelling and fabrication. The ability to develop these thinking through contemporary techniques of abstraction, evaluation, formulation, and ...

  • Design Studio BetaARCH20001

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Foundations of Design: RepresentationARCH10001

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    This subject is concerned with building a foundation for design as a discipline, introducing students to the role of representation in design and architecture in contemporary practice. The subject aims to develop student's skills by teaching them how to carefully observe and analyse information u...

  • Design Studio AlphaARCH10003

    Offered:Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Design Studio GammaARCH20002

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    Underlying the undergraduate design course is the development of both design thinking and dexterity with tools and techniques. The focus of this design subject will be on generating design ideas, translating them into architectural forms, spaces, materials and programs. Students will learn how to...

  • Property Law (PG)ABPL90041

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Overview of the legal system in Australia: The concept of property and ownership in AustraliaComparative land policyThe general law and the Torrens land registration systemsThe legal nature of land: improvements, fixtures and chattelsEncumbrances: easements, restrictive covenants, rightCo-owners...

  • Landscape Studio 4 StrategiesABPL90170

    Offered:Semester 2Year:2018

    A studio-based subject that engages with large scale landscapes. GIS applications are introduced as a tool for exploring ecological and cultural systems across multiple scales to inform better planning, design and development strategies for sustainability.

  • Property Research and AnalysisABPL90363

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    Property Research and Analysis is a taught module that draws on theories and techniques to analyse various property-related research questions in an applied way through selected research-based studies demonstrating how these theories and techniques are applied. The specific focus on research in t...

  • MUP Independent StudyABPL90306

    Offered:Summer Term, Semester 1, Semester 2Year:2018

    Independent Study is supervised by an urban planning or other MSD member of staff. It enables students to research a topic of particular relevance to their intellectual and career interests and which is not available in subjects taught within the Faculty. Permission to undertake this study is con...

  • Advanced Construction TechnologyABPL90010

    Offered:Semester 1Year:2018

    This subject investigates technological topics in building materials, components, systems and methods that normally require input from specialist trades and/or the adaptation of common practice to highly-bespoke design proposals. Focus is given to construction technologies where significant desig...

  • Managing Urban LandscapesABPL90337

    Offered:JulyYear:2018

    This subject will discuss how urban landscapes are managed. Students will study policy, planning and process issues; landscape and park typology and classification, community consultation; structures, systems, classifications and contractual relationships in urban landscapes; landscape documentat...