|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The subject concerns housing in Australia. This subject has four components:
- The operation of the housing market: how the housing market works; supply, demand, role of property developers and the role of banks.
- The contribution of housing and planning for housing to the urban forms of Australia's cities.
- Why the housing market fails certain groups.
- Low-income housing policy (e.g. social housing).
The subject includes both market and equity considerations.
Intended learning outcomes
This subject aims to develop:
- a working knowledge of the housing market in Australia;
- housing policy for those poorly served by the market; and
- the role of planning, property developers and civil society in housing outcomes.
- On a case study basis and, if possible, the subject also intends to familiarise the student with participatory decision-making in housing.
- Written and verbal communication.
- Understanding of the operation of housing markets in Australia.
- The contribution of housing to the urban form of Australia's cities.
- Applied understanding of low income housing policy and planning.
Eligibility and requirements
Recommended background knowledge
Urban planning and property development in Australia.
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- A 2000 word written assignment, due Week 7, 40%.
- A 3000 word written assignment, due two weeks after last class, 60%.
Dates & times
- Semester 2
Principal coordinator John Stone Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 1 x 2 hour lecture per week; 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 29 July 2019 to 27 October 2019 Last self-enrol date 9 August 2019 Census date 31 August 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 27 September 2019 Assessment period ends 22 November 2019
Semester 2 contact information
Time commitment details
There are no specifically prescribed or recommended texts for this subject.
- Related Handbook entries
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.