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SRA341 - The City

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SRS341
Unit chair:

Yolanda Esteban





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 as a means to understand influences that create and shape cities. 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 in different time periods, are discussed.


Applied project 30%, poster presentation 30%, essay 40%

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