Urban Design and Planning

Bachelor of Environments

Urban designers and planners are engaged with the pressing issues of our time, including the climate change, sustainable resourcing, and the impact of urbanisation.

Course Plans

The Urban Design and Planning major Handbook entry stipulates the complete requirements for the Urban Design and Planning major. Always use the University Handbook as your primary course planning tool.

Commenced 2016

Year 1
Semester 1

Changing Melbourne

Designing Environments

Level 1 Environments elective

Breadth

Year 1
Semester 2

Urban Environments

Level 1 Environments elective

Level 1 Environments elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 1

Urban History

Cities: From Local to Global

Environments Elective

Breadth

Year 2
Semester 2

Introduction to Urban Design & Planning

Urban Design Studies OR Urban Design for People and Places

Environments Elective

Breadth

Year 3
Semester 1

Morphological Mapping

Major Selective

Environments Elective

Breadth OR
Environments Elective

Year 3
Semester 2

Urban Precinct Studio

Environments Elective

Breadth OR
Environments Elective

  First-year subjects   Major subjects   Elective subjects   Breadth subjects   Free points

Urban Planning and Design major - elective subjects (12.5 points)

  • Principles of Property / Design and Property Principles
  • Inside the City of Diversity
  • Ecology of Urban Landscapes
  • The Disaster Resilient City
  • Environmental Politics and Management
  • Society and Environments
  • Architecture Design Studio: Water
  • City Futures (No longer offered)
  • Planning Scenario and Policy Workshop (New Selective)

Commenced Pre-2016

Students who commenced the Bachelor of Environments prior to 2016 should refer to the handbook entry for the year they commenced in conjunction with the 2013 handbook listings for Environments elective and Breadth subjects.


Environments Electives

Environments electives are subjects approved as Environments discipline subjects in the Bachelor of Environments. The full list of Environments electives is available here.

Breadth

Students should refer to the Bachelor of Environments Handbook entry for details of breadth requirements and to access a complete listing of available breadth subjects.

Breadth restrictions in the Urban Design and Planning major

Students undertaking the Urban Design and Planning major are not permitted to take certain Design subjects as breadth.

Refer to the Urban Design and Planning major Handbook entry for full details.