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SRA341 - The City

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SRS341
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Beau Beza





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week.

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin.


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.


Exercise 30%, assignment 30%, essay 40%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* 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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