University of Sydney Handbooks - 2021 Archive

Download full 2021 archive Page archived at: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 13:38:14 +1000

Master of Urbanism

This course provides students with:

  • basic urban design and drawing skills
  • a sophisticated understanding of the relationship between:
    concepts in urban design, planning and heritage conservation
  • training to work in a range of built environment professions.

Students gain additional expertise through the specialisations of heritage conservation, urban and regional planning or urban design.

The Urban and Regional Planning specialisation is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA). Master's graduates are eligible, subject to professional experience requirements, for corporate membership of the PIA.

In the capstone integrated urban studio students will undertake a complex real world project. The capstone uses the skills developed throughout the course to enable students to demonstrate their competencies and theoretical understanding as part of a team.

The course will make use of industry experts to provide direct professional input and contact for the best learning opportunities.

All students select electives to deepen or broaden their studies in an area of interest. It is strongly recommended that students enrol in core courses that are prerequisites for other units before taking electives.