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SSUD71-300: Planning and Assessment Processes

Description

This subject provides an introduction to planning principles, processes and practices in Australia. It will review strategic and statutory planning processes with particular focus on key planning legislation, plan making and development assessment. The subject will examine planning at different scales from global to local area planning. The subject will provide an overview of strategic land use planning, including smart cities and sustainable development, as well as governance mechanisms for the integration of land use and infrastructure. Students will learn to navigate a planning scheme to assist them in their chosen profession/s. Through practical exercises, students will also develop skills in putting together planning applications as well as understanding development assessment processes.

Subject details

Type: Postgraduate Subject
Code: SSUD71-300
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • May 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2024 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Construction, Property, and Planning
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,450.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,560.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,860.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $6,220.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Understand the key principles and processes of city planning;
  2. Gain insights on the strategic and statutory planning processes for cities and regions;
  3. Gain an understanding of planning systems and planning legislation, using the Queensland system as an example;
  4. Explore site based planning processes to inform possible development outcomes;
  5. Gain a sound understanding of development assessment processes;

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 19/03/2023
    Semester start: 29/05/2023
    Subject start: 29/05/2023
    Cancellation 1: 11/06/2023
    Cancellation 2: 14/06/2023
    Last enrolment: 09/06/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 23/06/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 09/07/2023
    Teaching census: 22/06/2023
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 16/07/2023
    Semester start: 25/09/2023
    Subject start: 25/09/2023
    Cancellation 1: 08/10/2023
    Cancellation 2: 11/10/2023
    Last enrolment: 06/10/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 20/10/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 05/11/2023
    Teaching census: 19/10/2023
  • Non-Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 12/11/2023
    Semester start: 29/01/2024
    Subject start: 29/01/2024
    Cancellation 1: 11/02/2024
    Cancellation 2: 14/02/2024
    Last enrolment: 09/02/2024
    Withdraw - Financial: 23/02/2024
    Withdraw - Academic: 10/03/2024
    Teaching census: 22/02/2024
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 19/03/2023
Semester start: 29/05/2023
Subject start: 29/05/2023
Cancellation 1: 11/06/2023
Cancellation 2: 14/06/2023
Last enrolment: 09/06/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 23/06/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 09/07/2023
Teaching census: 22/06/2023