Honours courses

These courses make up Part Four of the BUrbPlan(Hons) degree:

  • URBPLAN 711-714, 735, and 757

Parts One, Two, and Three of the BUrbPlan(Hons) must have been successfully completed before taking these courses. 

URBPLAN 711 - Urban Planning Theory

  • Course Prescription: A comparative exploration of urban planning theories and ethics.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 2019
  • Programme restriction: BUrbPlan(Hons), MArch(Prof)UrbPlan(Prof), and MUrbPlan(Prof) and combined versions
  • Prerequisite: URBPLAN 301-305, 310, 311, or URBPLAN 701
  • Points: 15

URBPLAN 712 - Sustainable Urbanism

  • Course Prescription: Research into critical and contemporary urban planning issues.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 2019
  • Programme restriction: BUrbPlan(Hons), MArch(Prof)UrbDes, MArch(Prof)UrbPlan(Prof), and MUrbPlan(Prof) and combined versions
  • Points: 15

URBPLAN 713 -Shelter

  • Course Prescription: Housing policies and practices. Housing and urban sustainability.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 2019
  • Programme restriction: BUrbPlan(Hons) and MUrbPlan(Prof)
  • Prerequisite: URBPLAN 301-305, 310, 311, or URBPLAN 704
  • Points: 15

URBPLAN 714 - Urban Planning Methods and Plan Making Studio

  • Course Prescription: Urban planning methods and plan making implication and evaluation. Project management.
  • Semester availability: Semester Two 2019
  • Programme restriction: BUrbPlan(Hons)
  • Prerequisite: URBPLAN 301-305, 310, 311, or URBPLAN 702
  • Points: 15

URBPLAN 735 - Urban Planning Applications

  • Course Prescription: A critical understanding of urban planning implementation and evaluation.
  • Semester availability: Semester One 2019
  • Programme restriction: BUrbPlan(Hons)
  • Prerequisite: URBPLAN 301-305, 310, 311, or URBPLAN 702
  • Points: 15

URBPLAN 757 - Dissertation

  • Course Prescription: An in-depth, self-guided research investigation relevant to urban planning with an advanced examination and application of critical quantitative and/or qualitative research skills for urban planning.
  • Semester availability: Semester Two 2019
  • Programme restriction: BUrbPlan(Hons)
  • Prerequisite: URBPLAN 301-305, 310, 311
  • Points: 30