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Unit description

Provides students with grounding in the core knowledge and skills associated with strategic land use planning at both local and regional levels. This unit will provide foundation skills to support student practice in the field of strategic planning through examination of key knowledge areas including statutory context, strategic thinking, community engagement, plan making and mapping.

Unit content

Topic 1: Statutory Context for Strategic Planning in NSW

Topic 2: Plan Making in NSW (Statutory and Non Statutory Plans)

Topic 3: Strategic Thinking

Topic 4: Demographics and Trend Analysis

Topic 5: Opportunities and Constraints Mapping

Topic 6: Community Involvement in Strategic Planning

Topic 7: Writing Strategic Plans

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1apply the key principles of long term planning and strategic thinkingCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2demonstrate an understanding of the strategic planning system in NSWKnowledge of a discipline
3apply logic and planning principles to the preparation of strategic plansIntellectual rigourCreativityCommunication and social skills
4illustrate planning concepts and ideas spatiallyKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skills
5orally communicate the content of a strategic plan to a variety of stakeholders.CreativityCommunication and social skills

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

  1. apply the key principles of long term planning and strategic thinking
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. demonstrate an understanding of the strategic planning system in NSW
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. apply logic and planning principles to the preparation of strategic plans
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  4. illustrate planning concepts and ideas spatially
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  5. orally communicate the content of a strategic plan to a variety of stakeholders.
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA6: Communication and social skills

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. 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 study session.

Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2

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