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Bachelor of Environments (Urban Design and Planning)

  • Study mode
    The Bachelor of Environments (Urban Design and Planning) is taught on campus
  • Program rating
    The University of Melbourne is recognised as one of the best universities in Australia. Designing urban spaces in relation to the environment shapes and creates a city and defines how people live there. An urban planning and design career will put you at the centre of this world.
  • Aimed at
    Those interested in public spaces and how they are created and used.
  • Employability
    After completing the Urban Design and Planning major, graduates can choose to study the Master of Urban Planning or the Master of Urban Design, which will lead to professional qualifications in these areas. Government departments employ urban planners, as well as private companies.
  • Expected salary
    An average Australian construction, building and architecture salary is $110,138 depending on the area of specialisation.
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  • Academic Title
    Bachelor of Environments (Urban Design and Planning)
  • Course description
    All Bachelor of Environments students must complete the following first year subjects:

    880-101  Natural Environments

    An understanding of natural systems is crucial for sustainable management and design. This core subject of the Bachelor of Environments degree introduces students to the main systems that shape the natural world. The subject examines the evolution of...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    880-102  Reshaping Environments
    This subject explores how environments shape us and we humans reshape the environment. It examines human attitudes to, impacts on and interactions with the environments in which we live by considering ‘natural', transformed and built...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    PLUS four subjects from the following list:

    880-103  Constructing Environments

    What are the structural principles and material properties that underpin the form and fabric of the natural and built environments? Through analysis, observation, experimentation, testing and review, students will explore examples and applications fr...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    880-104  Designing Environments
    This subject provides an introduction to how people identify needs and wants and devise ways of satisfying them through built or engineered manipulation of the environment. Students will consider the antecedents, processes, actors and consequences of...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50

    880-105  Governing Environments
    Natural and built environments and their resources have been the source of conflicting claims over rights of access, ownership and use. These contests have in turn led to the creation of a wide range of approaches to regulate such claims. In this sub...     Semester 1     12.50

    880-106  Mapping Environments
    In this subject students will learn how information is used to support decision making in urban and rural environments. This includes methods of data collection, mapping, information communication through visualisation, and decision-support systems. ...     Semester 2     12.50

    880-107  Urban Environments
    To understand why cities have become the most common living environment today, this subject will be built around three questions: what is ‘the urban' and why have cities formed and expanded?; how do we analyse the environments of con...     Semester 2     12.50

    880-108  Virtual Environments
    To plan or design requires the imagining of worlds yet to exist. Drawings and models undertaken with analogue or digital media operate as virtual environments that articulate proposals for environmental change in the physical world. An understanding ...     Semester 1, Semester 2     12.50


    Urban Design and Planning Requirements:

    100 level


        * 880-107 Urban Environments
        * 880-104 Designing Environments
        * 880-105 Governing Environments (Highly Recommended)

    200 level

        * 702-240 Architecture Design Studio 2
        * 702-248 Urban Design Studies
        * 702-246 Urban History
        * 702-247 Contemporary Planning Issues

    300 level


        * *ABPL30042 Urban Landscape Studio
        * *ABPL3XXXX Urban Precinct Studio
        * *ABPL3XXXX Morphological Mapping

    Major Selectives:

    Two of:

    200 level

        * 702-214 Property Market Analysis
        * 121-209 Inside the City of Diversity

    300 level

        * *ABPL2XXXX Principles of Urban Planning
        * 702-363 Site Tectonics


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