INTERNATIONAL PROJECT

PLA5SPI

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject uses international field studies to develop an understanding of international planning issues and cross-cultural planning practice. The subject provides flexibility and scope for studies in international planning and urban development within developed and developing world cities. It is a fieldwork, project-based subject. Depending on the study period, the destination will vary, but it will involve collaborative study and practice with an international planning agency or university. Students are required to develop an approved fieldwork program in an international setting and are required to undertake appropriate pre-trip briefings and post-trip reporting. Students are required to fund most of their trip costs.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in HUSS Graduate Diploma or Masters Degree AND with subject coordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects PLA4IPS

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Subject only available as part of an overseas student field visit. Issues of risk assessment and other university requirements will form part of the field work design. Students are usually required to pay a minor administration fee to the overseas University/Agency which will be listed upfront. Students will be required to abide by a fieldtrip agreement regarding conduct and participation

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsComparative planning culturesRecommendedSanyal, B (ed) 2005NEW YORK: ROUTLEDGE

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Developing an International Perspective on Planning Practice

Activities:
Site visits and workshops in an international setting
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Critical Thinking
Writing

02. Developing independent research capacities

Activities:
Individual research study and report
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing
Critical Thinking
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research

03. Extending reflective perspectives on Australian urban and rural planning practice

Activities:
Site visits and individual research project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking
Writing
Ethical & Cultural Awareness
Inquiry/ Research

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Week 45-14, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 45
One 28.0 days field trip per day on any day including weekend during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"International field work"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 45
One 1.5 hours lecture/workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day in week 45 and delivered via blended.
"Depending on requirements for the trip, there may be one or two pre/post trip sessions."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 500-word approved work plan and trip agreement10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essay50 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal40 01, 02, 03

Bendigo, 2018, Week 23-31, Off Campus

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Class requirements

Field Trip Week: 23 - 31
One 28.0 days field trip per day on any day including weekend during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"International field work"

Lecture/Workshop Week: 23 - 31
One 1.5 hours lecture/workshop other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 23 to week 31 and delivered via blended.
"Depending on requirements for the trip, there may be one or two pre/post trip sessions."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 500-word approved work plan and trip agreement10 01, 03
One 2,500-word final essay50 01, 02, 03
One 2,000-word reflective reading and field-work journal40 01, 02, 03