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Urban Design for Sustainability examines the key issues of sustainable transportation, walkability and sustainable urban planning from a practical and design-oriented approach.
This unit will cover the principles, techniques and tools required for successfully implementing sustainable design at the precinct and neighbourhood level, influencing the quality and function of cities.
Offered through Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, this unit involves collaborative work between students to build skills in the discussion, analysis and critique of urban development within a sustainable framework.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses at Curtin University:
In this Urban Design for Sustainability unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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