PLANNING AND SUBDIVISION

CIV3PS

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will learn the different issues related to planning and use of land such as regulations to planning and land use, land development processes, transport and infrastructure requirements, spatial organisation factors, principles of land use management.

SchoolSchool Engineering&Mathematical Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Must be enrolled in course code SBECT

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsConstruction Law in Australia, 3rd ednPrescribedBailey, I & Bell, M 2011LAWBOOK COMPANY, AUSTRALIA
ReadingsConstruction Planning, Equipment and Methods, 8th ednPrescribedPeurifoy, R, Schexnayder, C, Shapira, A & Schmitt, R 2011MCGRAW-HILL, NEW YORK

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Explain the legislative approval and appeal procedures in relation to land development and control processes.

Activities:
Workshop problem solivng and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Identify and evaluate the infrastructure requirements of a new engineering project proposal.

Activities:
Workshop case studies and site visits
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Apply spatial organisation factors to land development process.

Activities:
Workshop activities, site visits and computer simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

04. Identify and establish factors determining positioning of buildings, provision of open space and streetscape considerations.

Activities:
Site visits and computer simulations
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

05. Demonstrate an understanding of the importance of sustainability in relation to land use management.

Activities:
Workshop activities including problem soviling and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Personal and Professional Skills (Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

06. Examine the relevant legislations stipulated by the State and Local Governments in relation to land planning and subdivision.

Activities:
Workshop activities and case studies
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Epping, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHossam Abo El-Naga

Class requirements

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Weekly Tutorial Class Activities and Topical Online Quiz15 01, 02, 05
Open Book Examination (3 hours)45 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group Master Plan and Report (2000 words equivalent)25 02, 03, 04, 05, 06
Group Presentation of master plan (20 minutes)15 02, 04