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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

Unit aim

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:
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

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.