GEPL124 Planning for Land Use and Built Form

UNE has cancelled in-person, paper-based exams for Trimester 2. Instead, all exams will either be transferred to other modes of assessment, or offered online. There may be some discrepancies to published unit information while we work through the University processes to approve the changes and reflect them through publication. Information about online exams is available on UNE's Online Supervised Exams page.

Updated: 03 March 2020
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is no supervised examination.
Pre-requisites None
Co-requisites None
Restrictions None
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Stephen Wood (stephen.wood@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

The spaces in which we live, work and play are profoundly influenced by the way land is used and developed. By setting visions and policies for building and land use, planning professionals play a significant role in creating these spaces. This unit provides an introduction to the language and processes of planning in relation to land use and built form. Different land-use and development situations will be explored, including how they interact with broader societal contexts. This will provide a deeper understanding of planning practice, and its real-world influence.

Materials No text required
Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Essay 20% 1000
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Field observation task 1 30% 1500
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Field observation task 2 40% 2000
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Tutorial/Online assessment 10% 250
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate coherent theoretical knowledge of key terms and concepts used in planning to describe and analyse land use and built form;
  2. examine different ways in which planning practice influences the structure and form of built environments, with the ability to communicate this effectively to others;
  3. analyse relationships between land use and built form and broader social, economic and environmental contexts; and
  4. apply knowledge and judgement in land use and built form in the pursuit of solutions to often complex planning problems.