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What affects the liveability, productivity, governance and sustainability of a 21st century city. Traditional and emergent ways of understanding a city's spatial structure, urban form and function are studied. The historical drivers of change, current urban theories and the future megatrends in sociocultural structures, political functioning, technological change, sustainable design and global economics are discussed and applied through class exercises and case-studies.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1



Delivery Mode

Fully on-site

Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Currently enrolled in program 8313, 5313 or 7313 Urban Policy and Strategy

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

Access past handbook editions (2018 and prior)

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