Key focus of the degree
- the role of design in shaping cities, especially in the Australasian region
- methods of design, research, collaboration and practice for urban-scale work
- design responses to key drivers of urban change, such as climate, industry, technology and population
- international experience and collaboration through intensive workshops in Asia, Australia and Europe
What you will study
- speculative design proposals for urban sites through project-based work
- the innovation of tools we use to design and deliver diverse and responsive solutions for future growth of cities
- developing innovative approaches to urban based design practice
- history and theory of Asian, European, Australian and global urbanism
- travel to Vietnam, Melbourne and Barcelona for on-site workshops
- coursework in Property Development (PCPM) and Urban Planning (School of Global, Urban and Social Studies)
RMIT offers a variety of learning and teaching approaches including lectures, seminars, studios, workshops, presentations, group discussions and syndicate work. These are primarily in English.
You will have access to the Learning Hub and other online and digital resources through the student portal.
Ongoing assessment throughout the semester includes examinations, essays, reports, oral classes, presentations, group projects, research projects, laboratory projects and practical assignments.
Blended learning options
Courses offered as part of blended learning programs include a meaningful blend of online, on-campus, and workplace based learning tailored to the type of study you undertake. This learning is active, prioritising tasks that involve exploration and development of skills and knowledge through interaction and engagement.
Online aspects provide positive benefits such as flexibility and adaptability using digital activities and materials, while also strengthening the interaction and connection with timetabled and on-campus experiences such as tutorials, practicals, or workshops.