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Unit details

SRA341 - The City

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SRS341
Unit chair:

John Rollo

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit covers the origins of human settlement and the development of the city through history. Theories and issues regarding the sources of urbanization are presented. The functions, forms and image of the city from prehistoric to contemporary periods and in diverse places and cultures are studied. Various ways of how the city is seen, described and understood by different cultures and periods, are discussed.

Assessment

Exercise 30%, assignment 30%, essay 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3057$3151

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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