Master of Planning (Urban Design)

The University of Adelaide
In Adelaide (Australia)

Price on request

Important information

  • Master
  • Adelaide (Australia)
  • When:

2 years

part-time equiv.
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Where and when

Starts Location
University Of Adelaide Thebarton Campus 3/49 Holland Street, SA 5005, South Australia, Australia
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What you'll learn on the course

Office IT
Urban Design
Ms Office
IT Development

Course programme

The  program shares studios with the Master of Landscape Architecture and emphasises practical design studies as well as mainstream planning topics such as planning policy, theory and practice and planning law.
The urban development process is a central area for study.
This prepares students for negotiation with developers and landowners.
Community consultation is also emphasised as a key skill in achieving successful outcomes in urban planning.
Academic Program Rules The Calendar is a comprehensive handbook of the University's academic program rules.
Master of Planning (Urban Design) Example Study Plan Indicative study plan Year level 1 Core Courses GEOG 5093: Introduction to UrbanisationPLANNING 7033: Urban Design PrinciplesGEOG 5094: Engaging Communities: Techniques & AnalysisPROP 7000: Development and ConstructionARCH 7034: Studio: Urbanism (M)PLANNING 7034: Planning Policy & RegulationLAW 7178: Planning Law Year level 2 Core Courses LARCH 7031: Studio: Landscape Architecture (M)ARCH 7042: Designing ResearchPLANNING 7035: Planning Theory & PracticeGEOG 5002: Environmental Planning & GovernancePLANNING 7030: Urban Design Project Note: Current students should refer to this link for study plans and enrolment details.
A written application, CV, academic transcript and submission of a portfolio will be required for applicants who are not graduates of the Bachelor of Architectural Design program of the University of Adelaide.
The portfolio shall be printed on A3 in hardcopy or submitted in electronic form.
All CAD drawing files are to be supplied as PDFs in a single document not exceeding 100MB.
Consider the legibility and hierarchy of your images and text.
The portfolio is used to assess design skills and knowledge and should demonstrate familiarity with a range of design processes and media.
Representation media should ideally include, but are not limited to: Adobe Photoshop, In-Design, Illustrator, AutoCAD, Revit and other 3D packages, as well as hand drawing, sketching, painting, collage, model-making and photography of models.
In addition to final rendered images, include information on the process of design development and construction documentation if any.
The folio may include material developed with others in an office/practice situation where this is clearly referenced and the applicant’s contribution explained.
Assessment Assessment takes a number of forms including written reports and essays, studio based design exercises, oral presentations and simulations of real life planning situations.
Formal examinations are not used for student assessment.
  A capstone Urban Design project allows students to demonstrate their mastery of urban design through a significant supervised study.