Introduces students to the core knowledge and skills needed to practice as a contemporary planner in statutory planning and development assessment. A key emphasis in the unit is understanding and applying the skills needed to undertake development assessment (statutory planning) at a range of levels. The unit is delivered in a collaborative environment through a studio model.
Topic 1: NSW Development Assessment System
Topic 2: Types of Development
Topic 3: Development Assessment Process
Topic 4: Development Assessment Techniques and Merit Assessment
Topic 5: Writing for Planning Decision Makers
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.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding and practical application of the NSW development assessment system||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||critically assess interconnected and complex issues as the basis for land use planning decision making||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Lifelong learning|
|3||write clearly for statutory planning purposes and communicate complex planning issues to various audiences||Lifelong learning||Communication and social skills|
|4||compile a development application consistent with legislative requirements and best practice||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills|
|5||assess and peer review a development application and provide constructive feedback to stakeholders.||Intellectual rigour||Lifelong learning|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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