|Short Description:||Regional planning|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences|
|School or Department :||School of Civil Engineering and Surveying|
|Student contribution band :||Band 2|
|ASCED code :||040103 - Urban Design and Regional Plan|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||5 March 2021|
This course investigates the importance and nature of regional planning using a problem based approach to the course, which consists of a series of studio based lectures and a residential school. The focus is on regional planning for a non-metropolitan area. It provides students with an understanding of the different processes that not only impact but also underpin regional planning, and presents the role that political direction and state government planning instruments play in regional planning. The course also covers the use of regional planning in preservation, regional infrastructure provision and networks, and employment and demographic trends and opportunities.