URBPLAN 101G Introduction to Urban Planning

URBPLAN 101G | ARTS, BE, EDSW, EMHSS, LC* | Semester One 2021 | City Campus | 15 points

* does not satisfy the requirements for the Bachelor of Urban Plannning or Bachelor of Urban Planning (Honours) 


An introduction to the discipline of urban planning, examining its evolution, theory, practice, profession, ethics, values and future trends. Offers a critical exploration of the challenges facing urban planners today and into the future.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explaining the evolution of modern urban planning from the Industrial Revolution to the present
  • Broadly describing how colonisation has impacted on planning
  • Evaluating how urban planning contributes to place making
  • Distinguishing between different urban planning theories and practices
  • Developing a basis for critiquing contemporary urban planning in Aotearoa New Zealand and beyond

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