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Semester 1 - Online
Semester 2 - Online
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This studio-based subject is a capstone option for the completion of the Master of Urban Planning. It builds on the knowledge attained by students in their first year and addresses practical problems, which will vary among studios. Fieldwork locations, themes and interdisciplinary elements may change each semester to respond to emerging practical challenges and opportunities. Individual self-guided work will be complemented by a small amount of group work for the development of team work and leadership skills. Studio options for each semester are presented at https://edsc.unimelb.edu.au/graduate/subject-options/msd-studios
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Identify and engage critically with issues related to planning practice;
- Conduct primary and secondary research to understand and address planning issues;
- Identify and propose creative solutions to planning issues;
- Identify and respond to ethical challenges;
- Understand the relationships between planning and society, culture, environment, space and politics;
- Demonstrate a capacity to work efficiently and effectively individually and as a team; and
- Have the ability to devise on strategies and timelines for completing negotiated tasks.
On completion of the subject students should have developed the following skills and capabilities:
- Critical thinking and analysis;
- Research capacity and ability to synthesise and deduce from multiple sources;
- Original thinking in context;
- Expression of key ideas publicly and in report form; and,
- Written and design skills.
Last updated: 4 September 2021