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Gold Coast
MelbourneN/A
PerthN/A
SydneyN/A

Unit description

Introduces the Smart Liveable City concept. Participants are presented with real life case studies and will explore how their home cities can transition into the future. This unit is delivered by experts in the field with both academic and practical experience, including past and current mayors, councillors, administrators, and engineers of dynamic cities.

Unit content

Smart Liveable City concept

Engineering infrastructure and asset management in Smart Cities 

SMART vs INTELLIGENT Cities: How technology plays a role

Public private & people partnerships (PPPP) and innovation ecosystems

Decision making and governance models 

Service integration

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1evaluate the theories and principles underpinning the smart cities concept
2demonstrate the ability to critically analyse the complex tradeoffs inherent in the application of smart city principles and theories.
3critically analyse the Smart and Liveable Cities concept using exemplar case studies

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. evaluate the theories and principles underpinning the smart cities concept
  2. demonstrate the ability to critically analyse the complex tradeoffs inherent in the application of smart city principles and theories.
  3. critically analyse the Smart and Liveable Cities concept using exemplar case studies

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Forum discussion40%
Reflective writing40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the teaching period.

Fee information

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