SRA742 - Urban Perspectives


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




Incompatible with: SRA442
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin and includes 5 x 1 hour scheduled online seminars per trimester.


This unit is the study of ideas, forces and processes affecting the planning and making of cities. It includes the history and ideology of town planning, various processes for the generation of urban form and management of city functions and its design, taking into consideration both the physical and cultural contexts in the making of urban form. Principal topics include the built form of the city, the notion of the 'good' city, and the relationships between built form, culture and space.

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