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Unit of Study PLN83001 - Planning Thesis I (2019)

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  • Pre-requisites

      288 credit points in Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours)

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify a potential research area and explore existing knowledge on the subject.
2 critically review and evaluate the literature to clarify research objectives.
3 define a research problem consistent with the time and resources available.
4 formulate a research plan designed to produce an appropriate outcome.
5 explain and be able to justify a proposed plan in both written and oral presentation formats.

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

  1. identify a potential research area and explore existing knowledge on the subject.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. critically review and evaluate the literature to clarify research objectives.
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. define a research problem consistent with the time and resources available.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. formulate a research plan designed to produce an appropriate outcome.
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  5. explain and be able to justify a proposed plan in both written and oral presentation formats.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

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