Transport Land Use and Environment

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: University of South Australia
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

In Transport Land Use and Environment you will explore how land-use, transportation and the environment interact. This unit, delivered online by Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia, discusses the theories of New Urbanism, Smart Growth and Transit Oriented Development to give you an in-depth understanding of metropolitan transport and its environmental impacts.

You’ll evaluate land use factors like density, regional accessibility and roadway connectivity. With your newly gained knowledge of the environmental impacts of transport, you’ll develop innovative ideas for future transport planning projects. You’ll apply the knowledge and skills gained from the unit in a practical research project into the feasibility and environmental impacts of a chosen transport development.

Eligibility

In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into the following course:

  • Master of Engineering (Civil and Transport), University of South Australia

Areas of study

In this transport and logistics unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Land impacts on transport
  • Public transport service planning
  • Accessibility issues
  • Environment impacts of transport

Course pathways

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:

  • Master of Engineering (Civil and Transport),?University of South Australia

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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How will this unit advance my career?

Transport Land Use and Environment will prepare you for a career as a transport planner or environmental officer in the transport or urban planning sector. As this unit covers both the theories and practical impacts of transport development, you’ll be equipped to contribute to the future planning of sustainable and environmentally considered transport developments.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Transport Land Use and Environment from the University of South Adelaide.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

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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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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