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URP4002 Urban and Regional Planning Theory

Short Description: Urban & Regnl Plan Theory
Units : 1
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


Pre-requisite: URP1001 or URP3201 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GDST or MSPT or GCNS or GDNS or MENS or GCBU or MPPM


This course covers the ideological approaches to broader urban theory and specific urban and regional planning theory that shape the humanistic and epistemological premises of planning and how we understand urban and regional experiences. It will examine the impact of various planning theories on the role of the planner and the implications for planning practice and urban development policy in the context of modernity, globalisation, inequality, difference and intersections within cities.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 December 2021