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Graduate Diploma of Planning

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Award granted Graduate Diploma of Planning
Campus

This course is an exit option only

Duration1 year full-time or part-time equivalent
Deakin course codeS663

Course sub-headings

Course overview

The Graduate Diploma of Planning can only be completed as an exit option from the Master of Planning (Professional). The course is made up of 8 credit points of study that will help you to consolidate your understanding of planning from a variety of cross-discipline perspectives.

 

As a graduate of the course you will be able to contribute to a variety of areas across a range of planning issues and be broadly equipped to collaborate on projects within the public and private sectors.

 

The Healthy Cities specialism can only be completed in campus mode at Burwood (Melbourne).

 

Units in the course may include assessment hurdle requirements.

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Fees and charges

Unit fees can be viewed within individual unit descriptions. You can search for a unit using the Unit Search.

 

Please be aware:

  • Fees are calculated on a per unit basis
  • Fees charged will depend on the individual units chosen
  • Fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and services

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Course rules

To qualify for the award of Graduate Diploma of Planning, you must successfully complete 8 credit points from the units listed below.

  • 4 compulsory core units; and
  • 4 credit points of electives

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Major sequences

Refer to the details of each major sequence for availability.

 

 

Specialisations are available in the following areas:

 

Urban Design
Urban Change Brokering
Healthy Cities
Cultural Heritage
Public Policy and Governance
Environmental Management

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Course structure

Choose any four core units from the following:

 

Trimester 1

AIA718 Planning Theory, History and Current Issues  

SRD761 Designing Urban Environments  

SRP782 Urban Dynamics and Change  

 

Trimester 2

SRA744 Urban Patterns and Precedents  

HSH724 Glocal Action for Healthy Cities and Communities  

SRM781 Managing Change and Innovation  

SRP781 Planning Processes and Practice  

 

Trimester 3

SRD762 Interdisciplinary Planning and Design  

 

Elective Units

Students may choose any specialisation comprising four elective credit points.

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Details of specialisations

Urban Design - unit set code SP-S000057

Waterfront (Geelong)

 

SRA742 Urban Perspectives  

SRA760 Urban Ecologies  

SRD764 Urban Design Studio  

SRM771 Work Place Assessment  

Urban Change Brokering - unit set code SP-S000062

Cloud (online)

 

 

SRM771 Work Place Assessment  

MMP742 Investment Valuation  

SRA760 Urban Ecologies  

SRM752 Advanced Project Management  

Healthy Cities - unit set code SP-S000058

Burwood (Melbourne)

 

HSH709 Health and Social Impact Assessment  

HSH736 Community Consultation and Participation  

HSH724 Glocal Action for Healthy Cities and Communities  

HSH740 People, Health and Planning  

Cultural Heritage - unit set code SP-S000059

Cloud (online)

 

AIM701 Heritage, Memory and Identity  

AIM703 Introduction to Heritage Planning  

AIM707 Introduction to Traditional Buildings  

AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation  

Public Policy and Governance - unit set code SP-S000060

Cloud (online)

 

AIP740 Public Policy Analysis  

AIP748 Intergovernmental Relations  

AIP747 Policy and Program Evaluation  

ASD711 Unit description is currently unavailable  

Environmental Management - unit set code SP-S000061

Cloud (online)

 

 

SLE721 Policy and Planning for Sustainable Development  

SLE720 Risk Assessment and Control  

SLE725 Environmental Management Systems  

SRA760 Urban Ecologies  

 

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