BH108 - Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Honours)

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RMIT program code: BH108
Plan name: Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning (Honours)
Plan code: BH108
Campus: City Campus
Credit points per semester:
Full time: 48
Part time: 24
CRICOS code: 080010B

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2017 Enrolment Program Structure

For students who commence their study in this program from 1 January 2016 onwards, please note that some courses listed in this structure will have their course marks count toward your program's weighted average mark. Your weighted average mark will determine the honours level of your award once you have completed the program. If a course counts toward your weighted average mark, that fact will be stated in its course guide. In Enrolment Online, after you completed your course enrolment, you will be notified which of the enrolled courses will count toward the weighted average mark.

  Year One of Program
 
AND  Year Two of Program
 
AND  Year Three of Program
 
AND  Year Four of Program
 

For more information about the weighted average mark, please click here

To graduate you must complete the following:

 

Commencing Students

Students commencing in Semester 1 enrol into the relevant courses as per the below enrolment program structure.

Students commencing in Semester 2, please note due to the program structure and course prerequisites, it may take up to 4.5 years to complete the program.


The order in which Semester 2 commencing students complete their courses will be different to students who begin in Semester 1.  These students can follow the program structure available at the link below:

BH108 Midyear Applicants Program Enrolment Structure

 

Existing Students

Please note that a number of program structural changes will be active from 2016.

All courses previously studied will be recognised in the new structure.

Follow the new program structure as closely as possible. If because of the changes you have already completed the course then replace it with a course from the same year level or higher year level.

 

University Student Electives can be found at  http://www.rmit.edu.au/students/studentelectives

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Year One of Program

New students to enrol into relevant courses for semester's 1 and 2 from table below

Complete the following Eight (8) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Australian Society in a Global Context12HUSO1207City Campus2576 (FF)
Origins and Development of Urban Planning12ARCH1306City Campus2589 (FF)
Power and Governance12POLI1025City Campus2710 (FF)
Sustainable Futures12ENVI1153City Campus2628 (FF)
Ecological Foundations of Planning12ENVI1043City Campus2588 (FF)
Global Political Economy12SOCU2112City Campus2682 (FF)2645 (FF)
Strategic Urban Planning12ARCH1204City Campus2532 (FF)
The Urban Age12HUSO2341City Campus2614 (FF)
 
AND

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Year Two of Program

Complete the following Six (6) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Urban Design and Planning12ARCH1061City Campus2579 (FF)
Statutory Planning and Environmental Regulation12ARCH1059City Campus2577 (FF)
Foundations of Social Research12YesHUSO2166City Campus3429 (FF)3330 (FF)
Natural Resource Management12ENVI1196City Campus2605 (FF)
Policy Practice (Environment and Planning)12ENVI1050City Campus2591 (FF)
Social Planning12ENVI1103City Campus2596 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete Two (2) Courses from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Three of Program

If ARCH1307 Urban Planning and Energy has been completed, do not enrol into ENVI1212 Climate Change Responses.

Complete the following Seven (7) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Governance and Planning12POLI1034City Campus2638 (FF)
Planning, Property and Economics12ARCH1064City Campus2580 (FF)
Advanced Statutory Planning12YesARCH1461City Campus2581 (FF)
Integrated Transport Planning12ARCH1313City Campus2590 (FF)
Climate Change Responses12ENVI1212City Campus2609 (FF)
Regional Planning Project12ARCH1284City Campus2550 (FF)
Planning Theory12ARCH1065City Campus2529 (FF)
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 
AND

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Year Four of Program

Year Level Four students can elect to enrol into the Project Stream, or the Thesis stream. Students interested in the Thesis stream should seek academic advice from the Program Manager to inform their decision.

Transitional Students are to note that If you have not yet completed ARCH1065 Planning Theory you should enrol in this instead of the University Elective.

Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Planning Work Placement12YesARCH1275City Campus2595 (WFF)
Professional Practice and Ethics in Planning12YesARCH1276City Campus2596 (WFF)
Strategic Plan Preparation12ENVI1138City Campus2603 (FF)
AND
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Thesis Stream: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Research Strategies (Honours)12YesHUSO1222City Campus2619 (FF)2587 (FF)
Planning Thesis 112YesARCH1403City Campus2597 (FF)
Planning Thesis 224YesARCH1404City Campus2560 (FF)
OR

Project Stream: Complete the following Three (3) Courses:

Course Title

Credit Points

Prereqs/ Coreqs

Course Code

Campus

Semester 1 Class

Semester 2 Class

Urban Design Project12YesARCH1328City Campus2594 (FF)
Urban Planning Research12YesHUSO2165City Campus2637 (FF)
Urban Policy Research Project24YesARCH1067City Campus2530 (FF)
}
AND

Select and Complete One (1) Course from any:

University Elective
 

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Contact details and related links

Program structure enquiries

Dr Susie Moloney

Email: susie.moloney@rmit.edu.au

Ph 9925 2885

or

Administration

Email: guss.ugrd@rmit.edu.au

 

Timetabling

Please go to the Class timetables web page to access timetabling information.

 

Material fees

Some courses and programs have material fees (fees for field trips, goods or services) associated with them. In most cases these charges are not compulsory, but are levied by the teaching school for materials they purchase on your behalf for use in your studies. Go to the Material Fees web page to check the material fees for your program and courses.

Enrolment

For more information about enrolment at RMIT University, please go to the Enrolment home page.

*Semester 1 classes generally commence in February and Semester 2 classes generally commence in July. Please contact your school for more information about specific class start days.

Policies

For more information about other RMIT University policies, please go to the Policies web site.

Student Electives

University Electives are available to Undergraduate students, and in selected Postgraduate programs.

Information about University Elective courses at RMIT is available on the University Electives web site.

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