Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Urban Studies and Planning
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
This subject provides an introduction to planning principles, processes and practices in Australia. It will review strategic and statutory planning processes in Queensland with particular focus on key planning legislations, plan making and development assessment. The subject will provide an overview of planning at different scales/levels from global to local area planning. Students will learn to navigate the Gold Coast 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.Learning Objectives1. Understand the rationale, principles and processes of city planning2. Gain insights into the strategic and statutory planning processes for cities and regions3. Understand Queensland's planning system and planning legislation4. Gain knowledge of planning schemes and development assessment5. Understand community engagement, place making and urban management as important elements of planning process
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.