Unit

School Of Social Sciences

Health, Wellbeing and PlaceWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102769.1

Discipline: URBAN DESIGN AND REGIONAL PLANNING

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Stephen Healy


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.


Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

*If using Safari, Firefox or Chrome to print the Unit Outline, right-click on the Print Unit Outline link and select 'Save link as...' or in Safari 'Download Linked File'


About this Unit
Planning for health and wellbeing is essential for ensuring human flourishing in our cities and regions. This unit investigates geographies of health, wellbeing and place through analysis of physical, mental and environmental health and spaces of wellbeing. Drawing on insights from geography, planning and related disciplines it asks how built environment professionals can create healthy futures through place making. Through local, national and international case studies the unit will explore how cities can be better designed to counter growing lifestyle epidemics, motivate active living and respond to the opportunities of population ageing and challenges of environmental change.


Courses
1712.3Master of PlanningCURRENT
3761.2Master of Architecture (Urban Transformation)CURRENT




Western Sydney University Copyright © 2004-2016 ABN 53 014 069 881 CRICOS Provider No: 00917K Contact Us | Disclaimer | Emergency Help |