Not currently offered

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.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Rudner

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesSite visits and workshops in an international setting

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Admission and enrolment into ABURE 30 credit points of first-year planning and Subject Coordinator's approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsSubject 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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Comparative planning cultures

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSanyal, B





Chapter/article titleN/A



Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Developing an International Perspective on Planning Practice
02. Developing independent research capacities
03. Extending reflective perspectives on Australian urban and rural planning practice

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