Major - Urban Studies

Western Sydney University Major Code: M1106.1

Related Courses

2786.2 Bachelor of Business
2786.3 Bachelor of Business
6037.1 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
6037.2 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business
6037.3 Diploma in Business/Bachelor of Business

Available to students in other Western Sydney University Courses : NO

This major is available to students enrolled in the course 2786 Bachelor of Business from 2016. In the Urban Studies major you will examine the geography of contemporary Australian cities and regions. Urban Studies is focused on social justice within the city, through its critical assessments of peoples' access to scarce urban resources, such as housing, transport, education and employment. The political, economic, and cultural forces that shape cities and urban policy are the key concerns of the Urban Studies curriculum. These applied interests in urban wellbeing and city structure are basis for informed urban management.

Major Structure

Students must complete 80 credit points as follows

Level 1

101589 Cities: Introduction to Urban Studies
102170 People, Place and Social Difference

Level 2

101590 Cultural and Social Geographies
101646 Analysis of Spatial Data
101591 The Economics of Cities and Regions

Level 3

101645 Transport, Access and Equity
101593 Planning the City: Development, Community and Systems
101592 Housing Markets and Policy

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